Technology, means of communication, and many other things have changed, but the mission remains the same. Visit the 30th Anniversary Page to view a clip from a 2003 promotional video, Appreciating the Past, Understanding the Present, Envisioning the Future. The video highlights the services, trainings, and free resources available to child nutrition specialists both online […]
Announcing ICN’s new Child Nutrition Sharing Site!
Team Nutrition’s Healthy Meals Resource System (HMRS) has moved to the Institute of Child Nutrition (ICN) and is now part of the ICN’s new Child Nutrition Sharing Site!
The ICN’s Child Nutrition Sharing Site (CNSS) is an online resource center providing Child Nutrition Programs with […]
Team Nutrition’s USDA standardized recipes will be moving to the Institute of Child Nutrition’s Child Nutrition Recipe Box!
The Child Nutrition Recipe Box (CNRB) provides Child Nutrition program operators with recipes to prepare healthy and delicious meals that meet meal pattern requirements. These recipes are standardized to provide meal pattern crediting information for all meal pattern components and include recipes made with […]
As summer comes to a close, ICN has big things on the way! We continue to see great strides being made with training participants, as well as, with record-breaking face-to-face training requests and online course completions. The ICN S.T.A.R. webinars are now available through the eLearning Portal, as well as two new online courses and […]
This quarter the S.T.A.R. Spotlight is shining on Deb Potter with Prairie Hills USD 113 in Sabetha, KS. Brook Brubeck, Prairie Hills USD Food Service Director, shared that Deb was instrumental in getting the principal at her school to participate in the district’s ‘Innovative Breakfast’ initiative. […]
USDA’s Team Nutrition E-STAR Program is an enhanced version of the ICN STAR (School Nutrition Strategies, Training, Action Plans, and Resources) training program that focuses on school meal quality. On September 4, 2019, the Food and Nutrition Service awarded approximately $2.5 million in Fiscal Year 2019 Team […]
The following new and revised resources have been uploaded to the ICN website this quarter:
•Manager’s Corner: Promoting Milk Intake
•Manager’s Corner: Including Parents in School Nutrition Programs
•Training Culturally Diverse Groups
•Designing and Delivering Training Programs
•Choosing the Right Knife
•Parts of a Knife
•CACFP Meal Pattern Mini Posters
•Child Care Mini […]