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Direct Certification - Virtual Training

The Direct Certification (DC) process is required monthly by the Texas Department of Agriculture (TDA) for all Contracting Entities (CEs) participating in the National School Lunch Program/School Breakfast Program (NSLP/SBP). 

This training will cover the following topics:

  • Creating and managing the Master Roster
  • Completing the DC upload
  • Downloading the DC list
  • Interpreting and recording the eligibility results
  • Potentially increasing the number of Categorically Eligible students
  • Updates to the Texas ELMS system

Who should attend? 
Personnel who work with applications, the DC process, or manage eligibility documentation and are needing assistance with Direct Certification.

Important Session Information:

This will be a virtual training. The Zoom link will be emailed after registration. Only registered participants will receive credit for attending.

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Registration for this session has ended

Session ID:
Credits Available:
(1.5) TDA
Seats Available:
$0.00 (* No Charge)
Contact Person:
Sandra Ramos
Katherine Artho
Tarrah Moreno
Tricia Hays
Child Nutrition Services
Date Time Location
9/6/2023 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM Zoom Session, Online Course
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1111 West Loop 289 | Lubbock, TX 79416
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