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School Nutrition S.T.A.R. Webinar Series

This series will feature school districts that have implemented creative strategies and best practices for common school nutrition topics as well as allied organizations who develop and offer free resources to support school nutrition programs.
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About The ICN

The Institute of Child Nutrition (ICN), part of the School of Applied Sciences at The University of Mississippi, is the only federally funded national center dedicated to applied research, education and training, and technical assistance for child nutrition programs. The Institute was established by Congress in the Child Nutrition and WIC Reauthorization Act of 1989.

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What people are saying about the ICN

“It was a great training. You may hear this a lot but it is so nice to have a competent trainer from a different area to speak to our staff. We can do some training but to have a professional and all the training materials in color was fantastic.”

Cashier's Training and Novovirus in Schools, Watertown, NY

“Professional, knowledgeable on subject matter, despite the language barrier – Trainer did a wonderful job in communicating the information, pleasant demeanor, she was wonderful.”

Multiple ICN Sessions, The American Samoa

“Thoroughly enjoyed each session of this conference. I learned something from each topic presented. Enjoyed the diverse learning methods. Excellent job ladies!”

Orientation to School Nutrition Management, Columbia, MD

“I really enjoyed myself and loved all people involved.  It was the best training I have attended and would again in a heartbeat!  The best instructors ever!”

Healthy Cuisine for Kids, Hazard, KY
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iBites Podcast Episode 06 – eLearning Portal

September 10th, 2018|

Welcome to iBites! The ICN podcast.

Learn all about the new eLearning Portal as host, Dr. Lewanda Morse, chats with ICN’s Instructional Design and Training Specialist, Ginger Gregory.



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