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


Batch Cooking (PPT) (PDF)


Food Buying Guide (PPT) (PDF)

Crediting Common Food Items

ICN Food Buying Guide Training Modules 


Pre-School Meal Pattern  (PPT) (PDF)

Pre-School Meal Pattern Chart  

USDA Pre-School Fact Sheet 


Procurement Review Process (PPT) (PDF)


Micro Purchase (PPT) (PDF)


Food Allergy Management for School Food Service Professionals (PPT) (PDF)

Food Allergy Management Quiz   Answer Key


Financial Management of School Nutrition Programs (PPT) (PDF)


Local School Wellness Policy and Assessments (PPT) (PDF)

NYS Wellness Policy Assessment Tool, Guidance, and Q&As


Writing Specifications (PPT) (PDF)


Modifications to Accommodate Individuals with Disabilities in School Meal Programs (PPT) (PDF)


Community Eligibility Provision (CEP) (PPT) (PDF)


Menu Planning: Daily Alternate Meals (PPT) (PDF)


Production Records (PPT) (PDF)


Signage (PPT) (PDF)


Standardized Recipes (PPT) (PDF)


SFSP Meal Pattern Training (PPT) (PDF)


OGS Food Distribution of USDA Foods in Schools


SY 2019-2020 Flexibilities for Milk, Whole Grains, & Sodium (PPT) (PDF)


Anti Meal Shaming Training (PPT) (PDF)


Residential Child Care Institutions(RCCI)/Jails (PPT) (PDF)


Income Verification Collection Report (PPT) (PDF)


Offer Versus Serve (OVS)

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