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Kentucky Messenger – Program will help county schools improve nutrition for its students

Hopkins County Schools students will be eating a little healthier come next school year thanks to training cafeteria workers received last week.

As part of a program through the Kentucky Department of Education, about half of the district’s food service personnel voluntarily took part in Healthy Cuisine for Kids.

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2018-06-18T12:02:01+00:00 June 15th, 2018|

STAR Spotlight Success Story

Donna M. Holland
Assistant Director Nutrition Services
Hamilton Ohio City School District

Donna M. Holland Donna M. Holland, MBA, MS, RDN, LD

ICN strives to assist child nutrition professionals with career development and the continuous improvement of child nutrition programs.

Donna Holland’s story is a genuine example of these efforts contributing to […]

2018-05-04T13:43:33+00:00 May 1st, 2018|

Education and Training Division News

The Institute of Child Nutrition provides face-to-face group training FREE of charge on a variety of child nutrition management topics that are aligned with USDA’s Professional Standards.

  • Food Safety
  • Program Management
  • Culinary Skills
  • Nutrition Education
  • Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP)


2018-05-01T11:17:31+00:00 April 30th, 2018|

iBites Podcast Episode 03 – CACFP – Institute of Child Nutrition

Welcome to iBites! The ICN podcast.

Our host, Dr. Lewanda Morse, discusses the Child and Adult Care Food Program with Lutina Cochran, Education and Training Specialist at ICN.


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  1. Launch the Podcast […]
2018-04-28T10:27:02+00:00 March 23rd, 2018|

Orientation to School Nutrition Management at ICN – June 11-15, 2018 – Institute of Child Nutrition

Orientation to School Nutrition Management is a 4 ½ day training designed for new and aspiring directors.  This session provides an overview of the management components of school nutrition programs. The target audience includes school nutrition program staff, specialists, and trainers. Participants who complete this session will […]

2018-01-29T13:41:01+00:00 January 29th, 2018|