Center for Early Childhood Professional Development

Reflecting Oklahoma's commitment to high quality early care and education by providing professional development that produces results!

Food Service Training

Licensing Requirements for Child Care Programs require food service training.  

Food service personnel -- Prior to or within three months of assuming primary responsibilities for food preparation, food service personnel obtain food service training from an approved source listed on the Oklahoma Professional Development Registry (OPDR) website.  However, this is not required when only limited food service is provided per OAC 340:110-3-299(a).

Training is to include the following topics:

(A) nutrition planning;

(B) age-appropriate food selection;

(C) food preparation, service, and storage; and

(D) cleaning and sanitizing equipment and utensils.


Approved sources:

  • All Oklahoma Counties Health Depts.
  • C&A Head Start Program-Concho
  • Cherokee Nation Office of Environmental Health
  • Choctaw Nation
  • Church of the Gospel
  • City of Lawton
  • City of Muskogee
  • Cogneti, LLC
  • Creek County
  • Deep Fork Child Care Food Program
  • Delaware Child Development
  • DHS/Div of Environmental Health Ser.
  • Eastern Shawnee Tribe of Oklahoma
  • eFoodHandlers
  • Food Handler Classes (
  • Food Handler Solutions
  • Indian Health Services
  • Iowa Nation Headstart
  • Learn2Serve
  • Little Dixie
  • National Registry of Food Safety Professionals
  • Office of Environmental Health Indian Health Services
  • Oklahoma State Health Dept.
  • Osage County
  • Pawnee County
  • Platt Culinary School
  • Rogers County
  • Rserving
  • Serv Safe (Larry Tate)
  • Tulsa County
  • Wagoner County
  • WAP
  • Wewoka Public Schools Co-Op Head Start

* More will be added as they are verified and approved.


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