|||The Georgia Department of Education
School Nutrition Division announces the following upcoming dates for Professional Development and Learning OpportunitiesFor additional information or questions, contact Denise at
for success in Fueling Georgia's Future.
404-323-7291 or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org
All training is offered virtually unless otherwise noted.
If you do not see the training recording you need, it has been moved to the Training Catalog. Click here to access.
Seamless Summer Option Training
This training will include an overview of the program and a discussion of the eligibility requirements to participate. The SSO provides an opportunity for local school systems to serve meals to students during the summer.
This training is designed to provide the information needed to operate a successful base year and subsequent non-base years for districts that plan to implement Provision 2 in School Year 2024. RECORDING
Direct Certification (DC) with Medicaid Training Opportunities
These training sessions will include an overview of DC using Medicaid data and how to implement this at the School Food Authority (SFA) level. RECORDING
This four-part series will provide core fundamentals of accounting for school nutrition SFAs. To participate, please register for each session via the links below. Click on the title to view.
Golden Radish Award Application
This training is designed to assist applicants with the successful completion of Georgia’s Golden Radish Award. RECORDING
Paid Lunch Equity: Tools and Exemptions
This training will provide instructions on how to complete the Paid Lunch Equity Tool and Exemption. RECORDING
The Operational Workshops series (formerly known as Preview Summer Training) is designed for system-level staff, including program directors, director-trainees, and manager/supervisors. Each session in this series will be specific to the successful operation of the National School Breakfast and Lunch Programs and not duplicated or repeated.
The workshop series will be offered on the following dates:
Session 1: SY2024 at a Glance June 13, 2023 1 PM – 4 PM REGISTER HERE
Session 2: Certificate and Benefit Issuance, Free and Reduced Price Policy,
and Eligibility Process
June 14, 2023
1 PM – 4 PM REGISTER HERE
Session 3: Meal Counting and Claiming and Meal Pattern
June 15, 2023
1 PM – 4 PM REGISTER HERE
Each session will cover different topics associated with the successful operation of the National School Breakfast and Lunch Programs. Each session will be offered virtually and will be recorded.
Director's Conference 2023
This conference is for Directors, Manager/Supervisors and Coordinators. We are excited to announce the dates for Director's Conference 2023! Conference dates and location are listed below.
October 17-18, 2023
University of Georgia Center for Continuing Education & Hotel
1197 S. Lumpkin Street Athens, GA 30602
More information, including registration, will be forthcoming. We look forward to learning and growing with you!