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Kansas Professional Development Training System

Child Nutrition Professional Development
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The Kansas Professional Development Training System is now available in KN-CLAIM to register for classes. If someone other than the sponsor's authorized representative will be enrolling participants in classes, that person will need to be added as a designated user. See KN-CLAIM Quick References for assistance or call 785-296-2276.

Overview of Training Programs
High quality training opportunities are available for Child Nutrition Program personnel.  These include KSDE's Child Nutrition Management Academy, Administrative, Menu Planning, and Food Safety Basics classes. 

Additionally, the statewide system of Professional Development offers a wide variety of classes to personnel throughout Kansas.  Based on local needs and interests, Child Nutrition Program sponsors select KSDE-developed classes to offer and make local arrangements.  KSDE provides class content, participant materials, trainers, online registration, invoicing, and publicity via e-mail notifications and this website.

Click this link to access information about the Kansas Professional Development Training System and list with class descriptions.

Registration Fees
  Calculating Components, Menu Planning Classes, School Nutrition Administrative Update and Online classes - No charge
  Child Nutrition Management Academy - Daily charge of $15 per person for less than 4 hours of training and $25 per person for 4 hours or more of training
  Food Safety Basics - No charge, unless provided as an in-service training for fewer than 30 participants
  Jump Start Classes - $50 per person
  Professional Development classes - Charge of $50 per training class hour plus trainer mileage (and hotel & per diem if overnight stay is required)
Child Nutrition Management Academy
--- No current classes.
Food Safety Basics Classes
Spring 2016 Food Safety Basics Schedule
Summer 2017 Schedule - Available at various locations from July 28 - August 30, 2017.

Program Administration Classes
Calculating Components Classes - No class currently scheduled.

Jump Start for Directors - No class currently scheduled.

Jump Start for Managers - No class currenlty scheduled.

Nutrition Standards for School Meals Menu Planning Classes - No class currently scheduled.

School Nutrition Administrative Update - No class currently scheduled.

Online Classes - KSDE Training Portal,
How to Create a New User Account on KSDE Training Portal How to Create a New User Account
  Current Classes available through KSDE Training Portal: Paid Lunch Equity, Sodium Savvy, Smarter Lunchrooms, Implementing HACCP in Kansas, Menu Planning in SFSP, CACFP At-Risk Afterschool Meals, Civil Rights Compliance in Child Nutrition Programs, Confidentiality in Child Nutrition Programs, and Income Eligibility Determinations.
SNP Third Wednesday Webinar Schedule
SNP Third Wednesday Webinars - Schedule of dates and topics. Use the links below to view the recorded webinar or slide presentation.
  Food Safety Checklist and HACCP - June 21, 2017 (webinar)
  Program Promotion and Social Media - April 19, 2017 (webinar)
  Year-Round Meal Service Option - March 15, 2017 (webinar)
  Increasing Breakfast Participation - February 15, 2017 (slides)
Reducing Food Waste and Purchasing Equipment - November 16, 2016 (webinar)
Using Social Media to Promote NSLP and SBP - October 19, 2016 (webinar)
Farm to Plate and Code of Conduct - September 21, 2016 (webinar)
School Breakfast and Micro-Purchases - February 17, 2016 (slides)
Smarter Lunchroom Techniques - November 18, 2015 (slides)
Farm to School - October 21, 2015 (slides)
Frequent Food Safety Violations - June 17, 2015 (webinar)
Professional Standards - May 20, 2015 (webinar)
Paid Lunch Equity and Breakfast Outreach - February 18, 2015 (webinar)
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