School Nutrition Training

The Tennessee Department of Education School Nutrition Program provides a variety of learning opportunities and training resources to enable School Nutrition (SN) Directors, and other school nutrition professionals to acquire, enhance and refine the knowledge and skills needed to provide nutritious school meals to all students.  You can find the training calendar by accessing the links on the right side of this page.

Training Calendar: is a calendar of upcoming trainings and events the state agency hosts throughout the year.

Operational Calendar: is a guidance calendar of important school nutrition program operational dates.

If you would like additional training materials and resources please refer to the Institute of Child Nutrition.

These training recordings are intended for SFAs operating school nutrition programs. The trainings are provided by the school nutrition state agency staff. If you have any questions pertaining to these recordings please contact our office by emailing

The department utilizes Best for All Central as a learning hub for school district personnel. To access learning courses and training materials you much first create a TeachALL account. Once you have created an account, you will then utilize the Best for All Central platform to find school nutrition-related trainings.

Please use this guide for step by step instructions.