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Education Events - School Meals


To view recordings and handouts of previously held webinars, visit the Learning Tools - Schools webpage.

Procurement Training Sessions

The Bureau of Nutrition and Health Services will be offering two- and one-half-hour procurement training sessions at various locations in January and February. The training focuses on completing the SY 2023-24 written procurement plan and the last one-half hour of the training will focus on using the Local Foods Procurement Guide to help you procure local foods. As a reminder, the procurement plan is a required part of the School Nutrition Program Application Packet in IowaCNP. Register soon at a location convenient to you, capacity at each location is 20 people maximum. Register.

January 18, 2023 – 1:30 to 4 p.m. Atlantic High School - FULL

February 1, 2023 – 1:30 to 4 p.m. Anamosa CSD

February 15, 2023 – 9:30 to 12 p.m. Fairfield CSD

February 28, 2023 – 1:30 to 4 p.m. North Polk CSD

January News to Know: Wellness, Triennial Assessment and Team Nutrition

Date: Monday, Jan. 23

Time: 2 to 3 p.m.

Does your Local Wellness Policy need a refresh? The new year is a great time to bring your community together to create a strong school environment that supports your students' growth, learning and well-being. Join us for an overview of the requirements for your Local Wellness Policy and Triennial Assessment, tips for getting your Wellness Committee organized, Smart Snack standards and Team Nutrition resources. Register.

Stay Informed

The Bureau of Nutrition and Health Services offers monthly webinars during the school year to keep you informed on all the latest news. These webinars are offered the 4th Monday of each month from 2 to 3 p.m.

Register for the February 2023 News to Know

Register for the March 2023 News to Know

Register for the April 2023 News to Know

Register for the May 2023 News to Know