School Nutrition Professionals

Extension offers free training and resources for school nutrition professionals

ABCs of School Nutrition is a partnership between University of Illinois Extension and the Illinois State Board of Education. We support all school nutrition professionals – from frontline workers to school administrators. Earn USDA Professional Standards credit and learn best practices for food service, meal planning, and more.

Illinois Extension is the community outreach branch of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Extension educators are located throughout the state and work to improve their communities through research-based education. Learn how we can help your school lunch program.

The program is funded by the Illinois State Board of Education and USDA’s Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program – SNAP.