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School Nutrition Programs

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Child and Adult Care Food Programs

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Child Nutrition Archives

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Applied Research

Research reports and ICN Insights

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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.

What people are saying about the ICN

I greatly appreciate the training I received at ICN. It was only through this training that I felt confident enough with school food service (as you know there are a lot of moving parts to the NSLP!) to apply. I am so glad I came to your Orientation to School Nutrition Management Seminar in January. Thank you for offering this invaluable training!

Donna H., Assistant Director of Nutrition Services, Hamilton Ohio City School District
ICN programs have been wonderful. There are a lot of takeaways and resources for staff and staff training. The online course provide a wealth of opportunity and I highly recommend ICN training.
Amy D., Food Service Director, St. Vincent de Paul School, Omaha, NE
I came to ICN and the training was awesome. It was a great opportunity to network with other nutrition staff.
Marsha W., Nutrition Services Director, Grandview School District, Grandview, WA

I was really excited to visit ICN for training. It was a great opportunity for professional growth. Meeting with other directors from across the country helped expand my understanding of what goes on in school nutrition.

Karen O., Staff Dietitian, Harford County Public Schools, Maryland
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