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Face-to-Face Training Update

Summer 2019 brought a record setting number of face-to-face trainings for the ICN Training Team! By the end of August, we surpassed the total number of trainings conducted in 2018 and are well on the way to over 500 for the calendar year. By the end of September, over 14,700 participants will have earned CEUs […]

2019-09-19T10:16:00-05:00September 17th, 2019|

Team Nutrition E-STAR Training Grants for State Agencies

On September 4, 2019, the Food and Nutrition Service awarded approximately $2.5 million in Fiscal Year 2019 Team Nutrition Training Grants for the E-STAR Training Program. This 4-year grant supports state agency implementation of a job-skills training program focused on addressing identified state and local needs pertaining to the quality of school meals.

The Team Nutrition […]

2019-09-06T14:50:41-05:00September 6th, 2019|

June 6-10 & June 13-17, 1994. First Orientation to Child Nutrition Management – Managing for Healthy Food Practices Delivered

June 6-10 & June 13-17, 1994. First Orientation to Child Nutrition Management – Managing for Healthy Food Practices Delivered

The first Orientation to Child Nutrition Management seminar was a 2-week course offered in connection with the Department of Home Economics, The University of Mississippi, on June 6-10 and June 13-17, 1994. The Institute identified competencies needed […]

2019-09-03T16:53:37-05:00September 3rd, 2019|

Satellite Seminar Network

In a clip from a presentation for the 1993 American School Food Service Association (ASFSA), now known as the School Nutrition Association, Dr. Josephine Martin introduces the satellite seminar network. “The satellite network allowed us to immediately offer training to school nutrition personnel in all 50 states.  The other thing about the satellite seminars, […]

2019-08-15T15:32:13-05:00August 15th, 2019|

iBites Podcast Episode 15 – Rodney Taylor

This month’s guest is Rodney Taylor, Director of Food and Nutrition Services, Fairfax Public Schools, Fairfax, VA

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2019-08-16T15:45:14-05:00August 13th, 2019|

Now Available! The Exhibit A Grains Tool on the Food Buying Guide for Child Nutrition Programs (FBG) Mobile App

On August 12, 2019, FNS released the Exhibit A Grains Tool as a new feature on the FBG Mobile App on both Apple and Google app stores! The Exhibit A Grains Tool was first released on the FBG Interactive Web-Based Tool to allow users to search their grain product (as listed on Exhibit A) and […]

2019-08-12T11:57:24-05:00August 12th, 2019|

The Institute Is A Vision Turned Into Reality

In a video clip from a presentation for the 1993 American School Food Service Association (ASFSA), now known as the School Nutrition Association, Dr. Josephine Martin tells about the establishment of the National Food Service Management Institute and introduces the work being done.

“The institute is a vision turned into reality,” said Dr. Martin. She […]

2019-08-15T15:41:07-05:00August 8th, 2019|

Education and Training Division News – 2nd Quarter 2019

By the end of this quarter, the ICN Training Team will have conducted 265 Face-to-Face trainings in 33 states and reached over 8,759 participants. ICN’s Materials Management and Shipping Coordinator has prepared and shipped over 10,200 materials for trainings, exhibits, and requested resources. Our training calendar is filling up quickly for the remainder of the […]

2019-06-26T11:06:16-05:00June 25th, 2019|