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Online Training

Foundations of Nutrition: MyPlate

Nutrition Services Division

Welcome to the California Department of Education (CDE) Nutrition Services Division Foundations of Nutrition: MyPlate online training.

By completing this interactive module, you will learn about the MyPlate recommendations for a healthier lifestyle and how to apply them to everyday choices. Resources to help transfer the concepts and key messages to students through classroom events and activities are referenced throughout the training. Please be sure to access the training handouts at prior to beginning the training.
This training takes approximately 30 minutes to complete. Please allow enough time to complete the training in one sitting. At the end of the training, you will take a short quiz followed by a training evaluation. You will then have access to a printable training certificate of completion for your records.

Navigation options are available at the bottom of the screen. If you have questions or technical difficulties, please contact Crystal Young, Program Analyst, at for assistance. For more information about nutrition education training and resources, visit the CDE Healthy Eating and Nutrition Education Web page.

Registration Information

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The First Name, Last Name, and Date entered above will appear on your professional development certificate of completion, therefore, use full names and dates to enhance the appearance of your certificate.
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