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 Child and Adult Care Food Program

Required Webinar Training for New Institutions

CACFP New Institution trainings provide guidance to new organizations on the Child and Adult Care Food Program application process and required procedures. New institutions are required to view each applicable session prior to having their application for participation in the Child and Adult Care Food Program approved. Participating institutions may also benefit from viewing these trainings and use as Refresher training.

Meal Pattern Training Resources

Training Resources

 Food Distribution Program


Currently no Food Distribution eTrainings are available. Please check back.



  • USDA Foods and Illinois Commodity System Training

Nutrition Program staff is providing a USDA Foods and Illinois Commodity System Training which focuses on the Illinois Commodity System, placing annual commodity order, diversions to processors, Department of Defense (DOD) fresh fruit and vegetable program, and additional monthly processes to teach better management of USDA foods at eight sites this November and December. Trainings are half day sessions with morning and afternoon sessions offered based on location. Pre registration is required and space is limited, so do not hesitate and register today!

Currently no USDA Foods and Illinois Commodity System Training workshops are scheduled. Please check back for future workshop dates.

Training Resources

Currently no Food Distribution Resources are available. Please check back.​


 School Nutrition Programs


  • School Nutrition Programs Back to School Conference
  • School Nutrition Programs OrientationView training dates and register. This training is intended ONLY for new applicants to the School Nutrition Programs and new staff that have never worked with the School Nutrition Programs. This training will provide an extremely broad overview of the regulatory requirements for the School Nutrition Programs, specifically, the National School Lunch and School Breakfast Programs. The intent of this workshop is to introduce you the programs many requirements and to provide you with resources for more detailed guidance and training opportunities. This is a first step in acquainting you with the School Nutrition Programs.

Wellness in Schools Workshops Presentation Materials - March 2017

School Nutrition Program Recorded Training Videos

 Summer Food Service Program

Annual Sponsor Trainings

Archived Webinars


 Miscellaneous Training Opportunities

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