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Course Title: CACFP Annual Training for Centers

 

Course Description: CACFP Annual Sponsor Training is a 3 hour comprehensive online course designed to provide annual required training for center staff participating in the CACFP. This course consists of five (5) lessons and three (3) programs:

  • Lesson 1 – What is the CACFP?
  • Lesson 2 – CACFP General Requirements
  • Lesson 3 – CACFP Meal Components and Patterns
  • Lesson 4 – Menus, Special Dietary Needs, and Food Safety
  • Lesson 5 – Civil Rights
  • Program 1 – CACFP Annual Training for Child and Adult Care Centers
  • Program 2 – CACFP Annual Training for At-Risk Afterschool Meals Programs
  • Program 3 – CACFP Annual Training for Emergency Shelters

Course ID: TXCACFP-211

Course Length: 3 hours. You may begin and complete the course at any time.

Instructor Contact: This course is self-paced, not instructor led.

Requirements: Access to the Internet and a valid e-mail address.

Course Format: This course requires no face-to-face classroom instruction. Lessons will be available via the course web site. You will complete the course lessons whenever it is most convenient for you. You may work on lessons at any time of the day or night on any day of the week. The course web site will track the completion of each lesson and assignment and you will be able to exit the course with out completing it and pick up where you left off at any time.

Learning Objectives:

  • Recall the three CACFP performance standards
  • Recognize eligible participants in the CACFP
  • Identify the programs that are eligible to participate in the CACFP
  • Identify the steps necessary to remain in compliance with CACFP regulations regarding training, claims submission and program oversight
  • Recognize the standard meal pattern requirements for the CACFP
  • Identify the minimum quantities of the required food components by age group
  • Understand the menu requirements in the CACFP
  • Identify how to adapt menus for Special Dietary Requirements
  • Recall the most important principles of Food Safety
  • The meaning of civil rights
  • Who is required to have civil rights training
  • Why civil rights are important
  • What your civil rights responsibilities are
  • Identify how a serious deficiency is determined
  • Understand how a serious deficiency impacts CACFP participation
  • Identify the records that must be collected and maintained by child and adult care centers in order for your sponsor to claim reimbursement for meals in the CACFP
  • Recognize the most common areas of non-compliance for child and adult care centers

Means of Developing Competencies: 

  • Online presentations with voice narration and interactivity
  • Quizzes

Course Completion Requirements: 

In order to complete this course successfully, you must complete all of the course
assignments and score an 80% or higher on all quizzes.

After all lessons have been marked complete and you have scored an 80% or higher on all quizzes, return to the course outline and you will be able to click the Print Your Certificate button.