Online Trainings

Online trainings are available for the Eat Smart Guidelines at  Each user must create an account and log-in.  Follow the instructions on how to find and launch courses and search for “Eat Smart” with all words.  The following trainings will become available:

  1. Eat Smart: A Call to Action
  2. Eat Smart: Nutrition Overview
  3. Eat Smart: A Healthy Nutrition Environment

Training Schedule

Classes are intended for child care and adult day care providers who have contracts with the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services or have submitted a program application to participate in the CACFP.

Reservations are required due to limited space. Late arrivals may not receive credit hours for the class. Please call 1-800-733-6251 if you will be late or unable to attend.

Additional dates may be added later.  Keep checking the site for updated information.

** Please be aware that trainings are subject to cancellation due to lack of attendance. If you have registered for the class, you will be notified.

To register for Missouri Eat Smart Training:
Obtain or look up your MOPD ID at:
For questions utilizing this website contact OPEN at: (877)782-0185 or 

Participants will now register for CACFP Eat Smart trainings on the Missouri Workshop Calendar website. Log in to your existing account or register for a new account at:

For questions or problems registering for trainings contact: Child Care Aware of Missouri at: 1-800-200-9017 or

Be a Missouri Eat Smart Child Care (Approved for 4 Child Care Clock Hours)

St. Louis



Cape Girardeau

Jefferson City

Time: 9:00 am thru 1:00 pm

Time: 9:00 am thru 1:00 pm

Time: 8:00 am thru 12:00 pm

Time: 9:30 am thru 2:00 pm

Time: 8:30 am thru 12:30 pm

March 27, 2015

January 13, 2015

April 7, 2015

March 13, 2015

January 28, 2015

April 7, 2015

September 16, 2015

March 3, 2015

July 10, 2015 November 18, 2015 May 7, 2015
October 5, 2015   July 31, 2015
  Time: 12:30 pm thru 4:30 pm September 11, 2015
  July 7, 2015 November 9, 2015
  October 15, 2015  

Training Locations:

Jefferson City:  Department of Health and Senior Services
930 Wildwood Drive
Jefferson City, MO  65109
Springfield: Southwest District Health Office
149 Park Central Square, Suite 116
Or at the Brentwood Library

***Trainings in Springfield on Saturday are held at:
Midtown Carnegie Branch Library
397 East Central Street
Springfield, Missouri 65802-3834
Independence: Northwest District Health Office
3717 S. Whitney Avenue
Independence, MO 64055
St. Louis: St. Louis Health Office
220 South Jefferson Ave.
St. Louis, MO 63103
Cape Girardeau: Cape Girardeau Public Library
711 North Clark Street
Cape Girardeau, MO 63701