USDA Professional Standards This category features links on the USDA Professional Standards and training resources. You can browse this category using the links below, or return to the JSI Resource Center main page. USDA Professional Standards LinkDescription Final rule: Professional Standards for State and Local School Nutrition Programs Personnel as Required by the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010 This final rule establishes minimum professional standards for school nutrition personnel who manage and operate the National School Lunch and School Breakfast Programs. Professional Standards for School Nutrition Professionals USDA site that allows school nutrition staff to search for training that meets their learning needs. Professional Standards Learning Objectives A resource for school nutrition employees and trainers. Lists training topics in the four Key Areas of Nutrition, Operations, Administration and Communications and Marketing. Professional Standards Learning Topics List of the professional standards learning topics with learning topic codes. Professional Standards Training Tracking Tool Includes links to download the Professional Standards Training Tracking Tool and users guide. SNA's USDA Professional Standards webpage Resources on the USDA Professional Standards from the School Nutrition Association. USDA Guide to Professional Standards for School Nutrition Programs January 2016: A guide of USDA standards and useful resources. USDA Professional Standards FAQs Frequently Asked Questions about the USDA Professional Standards Final Rule from the School Nutrition Association. Return to the JSI Resource Center main page.