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Office of P-20 Education Policy
Child Nutrition Program Administration
89 Washington Avenue, Room 375 EBA, Albany, NY 12234
Phone: (518) 473-8781 Fax: (518) 473-0018

School Food Service Directors/Managers
Child Nutrition Program Administration
Tuesday, July 25, 2023
SY 2023-2024 Training Opportunities

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The New York State Education Department (SED), in its commitment to provide ongoing training and technical assistance to Child Nutrition Program operators, announces the preliminary schedule of in-person and virtual training opportunities for the 2023-2024 school year. These trainings are intended for school food service directors/managers as well as interested school business officials, supervisors, cook managers, and others involved with the operation of school nutrition programs and contribute toward required Professional Standards annual training requirements.

The training schedule may periodically be revised, and additional training topics and events may be added throughout the year. Email notification of training schedule updates will be provided via the LISTSERV. Additional in-person training is available through the Master Instructor Network, or by emailing

General questions on any training topic offered may be submitted in advance to For answers to situation-specific questions, please contact your Child Nutrition representative.

Training Formats & Registration

Live Virtual Training

Conducted through Zoom, presentation and Q&A will be live and requires the use of a computer with speakers, or a telephone, to view and listen to the presentation. Trainings will be recorded and available for future viewing on the child nutrition website.

To Register for a Live Virtual Training:

  1. Copy and paste the Zoom link from the table below into a Chrome browser.
  2. Enter your First Name, Last Name, Email Address and Confirm Email Address.
  3. Click the blue “Register” button at the bottom of the page.
  4. The next screen will show the Topic, Time, Webinar ID and the link to join the webinar on the day of the event.
  5. The link to join the webinar will also be sent in a registration confirmation email from Zoom. If you do not receive a link, check junk mail or spam.

Face-to-Face Training

Provided at various locations statewide, these sessions will be conducted at a facility, which will to the greatest extent possible, meet the accessibility needs of individuals with disabilities.

To Register for a Face-to-Face Training:

Log into CNMS  -  Admin Tab  -  Meetings  -  CN  -  SY-2023-24  -  Find  -  Select Meeting  -  Attendees  -  New  -  Complete your Contact Information  -  Scroll Down to Click Insert


SY 2023-2024 CN Training Schedule


June 2024




Registration Link

Professional Standards Training Hours


1:00 am-2:00 pm

Nutrient Standard Webinar

Live Virtual Training





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For questions, assistance in registering for training, or to request a special accommodation, email the CN Training Team at: or call 518-473-8781.

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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