Welcome to CN PEARS

Contact Us

  • Interested in CN PEARS?
    If you are currently operating a  Child Nutrition Program and would like to request access to CN PEARS or have questions about CN PEARS, please contact us at 717-787-4876 or 800-331-0129. 

CN PEARS Support Desk Holiday Hours

  • CN PEARS Helpdesk Holiday Closures 
    November 24 Closed
    November 25 Closed
    December 26 Closed
    January 2 Closed

System Maintenance

  • CN PEARS will be unavailable each Monday, Wednesday, and Friday evening from 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm (EDT) for routine maintenance.

Resetting Your Password

  • When resetting a password, please remember passwords must contain the following:

    - The password must be exactly 12 characters long.

    - The password must not match the User ID.

    - The password must contain a numeric character (0-9).

    - The password must contain a special character ( !"#$%&'()*+,-./:;<=>?@[\]^_`{|}~).

    - The password must contain an uppercase character (A-Z).  

    The helpdesk may assist with any password problems, lockouts, or resets between 8:30 am to 4:30 pm (EDT). Call toll-free: 888-877-1306.


  • Information in this system and documents submitted become public record and are subject to disclosure. With few exceptions, you have the right to request and be informed about the information that the Pennsylvania Department of Education (PDE) collects about you. You are entitled to receive and review the information upon request. You also have the right to ask PDE to correct any information that is determined to be incorrect. (Reference: Government Code, Sections 552.021, 552.023, and 559.004.)

    Unauthorized use of PDE information resources is prohibited and misuse is subject to criminal prosecution. Except as otherwise provided by applicable privacy laws, there should be no expectation of privacy. Usage may be subject to security testing and monitoring.