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#ANC18: Making it Count with Offer Versus Serve

September 19, 2018

Need a refresher on Offer vs. Serve? Gain a better understanding of the concept and how to identify a reimbursable meal quickly and correctly. As presented at #ANC18, this webinar will showcase real menus to minimize any confusion. Hear about resources, training materials, and strategies from USDA, a State agency representative, and a local director.

Successful completion of the webinar and quiz is awarded 1 SNA CEU, or 1 CPEU for RDNs/NDTRs.

  1. Identify the requirements for Offer vs. Serve in the NSLP.
  2. Practice identifying meals that meet the requirements for a reimbursable meal.
  3. Assess strategies to encourage students to choose and enjoy fruits and vegetables.

Kristen Hennessey
Director of Nutrition Services
Plymouth-Canton Community School District

Loriann Knapton, NDTR, SNS
Child Nutrition Consultant
School Nutrition Team
Department of Public Instruction

William Wagoner
Senior Technical Advisor
USDA Food and Nutrition Service

SNA CEUs: 1.00
Key Area 2000: Operations
Key Topic 2200: Serving Food
Subtopic 2220: Use Offer Versus Serve Correctly

SNA CEUs and CPEUs are awarded after the successful completion of the post-webinar quiz.

CPEUs for RDNs and NDTRs
Activity Number: 143606

Suggested Performance Indicators
  • 13.1.5 Considers staffing, processes, equipment and layout plans in developing and optimizing workflow.
Suggested Learning Need Codes
  • 8110: School Foodservice
CPEUs: 1.00
CPE Level: 1, 2, 3
SNA CDR Provider Number: AM007

Please note you have the option to submit an evaluation on the quality of this webinar directly to the Commission of Dietetic Registration. Email contact:

SNA CEUs and CPEUs are awarded after the successful completion of the post-webinar

  • PowerPoint Presentation (PDF)