SFSP Training
ESCs statewide will offer virtual training April 12-13, 2023. View session information here.


Course Name Course Description
Annual SFSP Training

This online course outlines key responsibilities of the Summer Food Service Program and meets the Sponsor training requirement as mandated in USDA’s Administration Guide: Summer Food Service Program.
Updated 3/1/2023
SFSP Production Records This course is designed to extend the participant’s learning of SFSP with more detailed instruction on the SFSP Production Records.  By the end of this course the participant will be able to explain the purpose of the production records in SFSP meal service and summarize production records requirements for SFSP meal service.
Updated 9/1/2021
Offer vs. Serve (OVS) in SFSP


This course is designed to introduce the participant to the requirements for Offer vs. Serve (OVS) in SFSP meal service. By the end of this course the participant will be able to evaluate meal selections to determine which of those meals qualify for reimbursement under OVS in the SFSP.
Updated 3/6/2023
Food Safety Training SFSP Contracting Entities (CE) are required to meet all applicable state and local health, safety, and sanitation standards. Before SFSP operations begin, a CE must notify in writing the appropriate state, city or county health department of its intent to provide a food service including specific locations and times. A copy of this notification must be submitted to TDA with the CE's application. For more information about Food Safety and SFSP, visit this page on SquareMeals.org.

Education Service Centers (ESCs) host food safety training classes.
Click here to find the ESC that services your region.

The Institute of Child Nutrition also offers several SFSP food safety training resources. You can find those resources here.
SFSP Training Resources
Instructions for the Mobile FBG App

Assistance available in English and Spanish. Please call 877-TEX-MEAL (877-839-6325) for help. Additional translations services available as well.

In accordance with federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, this institution is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex (including gender identity and sexual orientation), disability, age, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity.

Program information may be made available in languages other than English. Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication to obtain program information (e.g., Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language), should contact the responsible state or local agency that administers the program or USDA’s TARGET Center at (202) 720-2600 (voice and TTY) or contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339.

To file a program discrimination complaint, a Complainant should complete a Form AD-3027, USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form which can be obtained online at: https://www.usda.gov/sites/default/files/documents/USDA-OASCR%20P-Complaint-Form-0508-0002-508-11-28-17Fax2Mail.pdf, from any USDA office, by calling (866) 632-9992, or by writing a letter addressed to USDA. The letter must contain the complainant’s name, address, telephone number, and a written description of the alleged discriminatory action in sufficient detail to inform the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights (ASCR) about the nature and date of an alleged civil rights violation. The completed AD-3027 form or letter must be submitted to USDA by:

1. Mail:
U.S. Department of Agriculture
Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights
1400 Independence Avenue, SW
Washington, D.C. 20250-9410; or
2. Fax: (833) 256-1665 or (202) 690-7442; or
This institution is an equal opportunity provider.
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