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Online Course

Build the Local School Wellness Policy

Nutrition Services Division

Welcome to the California Department of Education (CDE) Nutrition Services Division Build the Local School Wellness Policy (LSWP) online course number 310.

By completing this course, you will learn about how to develop and revise the LSWP requirements for local educational agencies participating in the National School Lunch or School Breakfast programs in California.
This course takes approximately 45 minutes to complete. Please allow enough time to complete the course in one sitting. You are required to complete every question, except those marked "optional". At the end of the course, you will be asked to complete a short evaluation. You will then have access to a printable course certificate of completion for your records. Completion of this course is not recorded until you select Submit on the final screen. By selecting Submit, you are acknowledging that you have viewed the entire course.
Navigation options are available at the bottom of each screen. If you have technical difficulties or have questions about the content of the video, please email the Schools Team at for assistance. For more information about LSWP training and resources, visit the CDE LSWP web page.

Registration Information

 Your Contact Information:
The First Name, Last Name, and the date of completion will appear on your professional course certificate of completion. Therefore, to enhance the appearance of your certificate, use full names when entering your contact information. If you are currently participating in Child Nutrition Programs (CNP) in California, use the business name that appears in the Child Nutrition Information and Payment System (CNIPS) for your District or Agency.
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Provide the URL to this Online Course to participants who would like a certificate of completion and instruct them to complete the certificate within the two to three weeks of the course.
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