Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Topics | Account Confirmation
  1. I have not received my "Confirmation Email!"

Confirmation of Account Tool

Click on the link below:
  1. Account Confirmation Tool.

    (If you do not have an account, follow the FAQ instructions on creating an account.)

Topics | Account Creation
  1. How to Create an Account
  2. What is the AUN/PEARS Agreement Number
  3. How to Confirm Your Account

How to Create an Account

Instructions for Creating an Account for the School Nutrition Toolbox
  1. On the homepage, click on the Create an Account button found in the
    "No Account" box (second box from the left found in the middle of the homepage).
  2. New Page Loads > Enter the required information > Click on "Create My New Account" button found at the bottom of the registration form.
  3. New Page Loads > Email instructions to follow shortly to complete registration process > Click on the "Continue" button. You will be forwarded to the Dashboard | Home page. 
  4. Check your email for the confirmation message. Click on or copy/paste the link displayed in this email in your web browser's web address bar.
    Please note. The confirmation email does not always arrive immediately. Please be sure to check your Junk or Spam boxes/folders in you email client or online email application.
  5. Confirmation Page Loads > A registration confirmation message will be displayed.
  6. You can begin your study at the School Nutrition Toolbox by selecting the All Courses icon found on the Dashboard | Home page. Click on the Expand Categories link. All the courses found inside the three (3) categories used to organize the courses for the School Nutrition Toolbox will be displayed.

What is the AUN/PEARS Agreement Number

Please Note. This number is only used in the state of Pennsylvania, and its' purpose is as a reference number for verifying certificates by the Pennsylvania Department of Education, Division of Food and Nutrition.
  1. The School Nutriton Toolbox is free and available for all to use.
  2. If you are registrating for the School Nutrition Toolbox within the state of Pennsylvania, and have a job position which allows you to have access to your school/school district's AUN/PEARS agreement number, you may enter the nine (9) digit number into this field in the registration form without any spaces or hypens.
    Additional staff members from the same school/school district or anyone desiring to create an account may enter the number seven (7), nine (9) times with no spaces or hypens as the AUN/PEARS Agreement Number.
  3. If you are outside of the state of Pennsylvania, please enter the number (7), nine (9) times with no spaces or hypens as the AUN/PEARS Agreement Number.

How to Confirm Your Account

Folow these steps:
  1. Check your email for the Confirmation Email. (If you do not have an account, follow the FAQ instructions on creating an account.)
  2. Midway down this email message will be a long link.
  3. Make sure your web browser is open. Click on this link to forward you to the Registration Confirmation page.
    Alternately you can copy/paste the long link found in the confirmation email into the address bar of your web browser.
  4. If all has gone well, you will be forwarded to the account confirmation page for the School Nutrition Toolbox. Click on the Continue button. Your account is now active and you can begin taking courses.

Topics | Enrollment
  1. How to Enroll in a Course

How to Enroll in a Course

Folow these steps:
  1. Login. (If you do not have an account, follow the FAQ instructions on creating an account.)
  2. On the Your Dashboard page, click on the All Courses icon to display a list of course categories. Tip: For a short synopsis about each course, click on the Descriptions icon (second icon from the left).
  3. New Page Loads > Enter the required information > Click on "Create My New Account" button found at the bottom of the registration form.
  4. New Page Loads > Click on Expand Categories to display all the courses in every category. Tip: Alternately you can click on each individual category to display only the courses in that specific category. 
  5. To enroll in a course, click on the course title.
  6. New Page Loads > Click on the Enroll me button.
  7. New Page Loads > You will be forwarded to the Topic Outline page of the course you selected.

Topics | Quiz
  1. How to Review Submitted Post-Test

How to Review Submitted Post-Test

Instructions on how to review answers entered on a "submit all and finish" post-test.
  1. Login.
  2. Click on the Quiz Scores icon.
  3. New page loads. From the list of courses displayed in the table, click on the course you would like to review the quiz records for.
  4. New page loads. Click on the desired quiz link from the list of quizzes.
  5. New page loads. Click on the Review link.