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Online Course Catalog

Planning and Administering the SFSP 2022 (WVDE-100)

This course is designed for new and returning Summer Food Service Program (SFSP) sponsor staff, and will review the regulations and procedures of the SFSP.

School Nutrition Programs Annual Training 2022 (WVDE-310)

The School Nutrition Program (SNP) Annual Training is a comprehensive online course designed to provide annual required training for school nutrition program employees. This training includes important topics such as civil rights, meal pattern requirements, recordkeeping, financial management/maintaining a nonprofit food service, procurement, the Administrative Review, food safety, an overview of determining eligibility and the verification process, and meal counting and claiming procedures. Information on wellness policies, competitive foods, and professional standards will also be discussed.

CACFP Performance Standards 2021 (WVDE-130)

CACFP regulations require that all new and participating CACFP institutions meet and maintain compliance with the three Performance Standards; Financial Management and Viability, Administrative Capability, and Program Accountability. This course is designed to guide CACFP institutions to better understand the importance of the Performance Standards, the reason that they were developed, and the criteria used to determine compliance.

Civil Rights Training 2021 (WVDE-150)

Program institutions and facilities receiving federal financial assistance are required to comply with federal civil rights laws to ensure all Child Nutrition participants have equal access to all benefits and services. This course will review Civil Rights regulations, and provide all information necessary to ensure that your program is in compliance with these requirements.

The CACFP Infant Meal Pattern (WVDE-606)

This course focuses on specific requirements for infants. Topics include creditable infant meals, infant meal components, serving sizes, and recordkeeping requirements.

Presentation cover for WVDE-605

Crediting Foods in CACFP (WVDE-605)

WVDE-605 goes into detail on crediting foods in the CACFP. The course discusses Child Nutrition labels, Product Formulation Statements, and standardized recipes.

FDCH Annual Sponsor Training 2020 (WVDE-111)

This course is designed for returning Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) sponsors of Family Day Care Homes (FDCH). This course will review the regulations and procedures of the CACFP, and assist FDCH sponsors with regulatory compliance.

VCA and Internal Controls: Evaluating Compliance with the Performance Standards (WVDE-131)

To protect the integrity of the Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP), 7 CFR 226, the CACFP Regulations, require the state agency to develop factors for all new and participating institutions to determine their compliance with the Performance Standards, also called VCA: Viability, Capability, and Accountability. VCA and Internal Controls: Evaluating Compliance with the Performance Standards assists institutions in making this determination by providing guidelines for institutions to identify the documentation necessary to demonstrate their on-going compliance. The course will also discuss ways for institutions to adopt internal controls that will allow them to maintain and improve VCA.

Maintaining a Non-Profit Food Service Program (WVDE-132)

All CACFP sponsors must maintain a nonprofit food service program. This course includes two lessons that cover the evaluation of program revenue and expenses, financial recordkeeping and controls, and expectations with operating a nonprofit CACFP.