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Available Types of Training

Child Nutrition Training Opportunities

Upcoming Events

This page lists upcoming webinars and in-person training, when available.

Webinar Library

Our Webinar Library lists prerecorded webinars on a variety of topics.

SFSP Training

Available training information specific to the Summer Food Service Program.


These tutorials are step-by-step instructions on completing forms and reports that are required to be submitted to SED.

CN Snip-its

CN Snip-its are PowerPoint presentations with speaker notes on specific topics.

Online Training

Smarter Lunchrooms Online Training

Master Instructor Training Network

SED Master Instructors provide valuable training free of charge to schools that participate in Child Nutrition Programs. Currently, Master Instructors are available to teach the NYS 10 Hour Sanitation Course (five two-hour modules) and ServSafe. In the future, training in other topics will be available. SFAs requesting training must have a minimum of 10 participants able to attend and provide a training location. Please contact Master Instructors at least 3 months in advance to schedule training. The county listed below for each instructor represents their location. Instructors may travel to other areas to conduct training. 

USDA Nondiscrimination Statement

In accordance with federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, this institution is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex (including gender identity and sexual orientation), disability, age, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity.

Program information may be made available in languages other than English. Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication to obtain program information (e.g., Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language), should contact the responsible state or local agency that administers the program or USDA’s TARGET Center at (202) 720-2600 (voice and TTY) or contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339.

To file a program discrimination complaint, a Complainant should complete a Form AD-3027, USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form which can be obtained online at:, from any USDA office, by calling (866) 632-9992, or by writing a letter addressed to USDA. The letter must contain the complainant’s name, address, telephone number, and a written description of the alleged discriminatory action in sufficient detail to inform the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights (ASCR) about the nature and date of an alleged civil rights violation. The completed AD-3027 form or letter must be submitted to USDA by:

  1. mail:
    U.S. Department of Agriculture
    Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights
    1400 Independence Avenue, SW
    Washington, D.C. 20250-9410; or
  2. fax:
    (833) 256-1665 or (202) 690-7442; or
  3. email:

This institution is an equal opportunity provider.

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