The ICN Training Team has already conducted 99 Face-to-Face Trainings in the first quarter reaching over 1,800 participants. The Training Calendar is filling up quickly for the remainder of the year with 367 trainings already scheduled for 2019. [Read more]
This year, ICN will celebrate 30 years of serving the dedicated individuals who feed our nation’s children. Established by Congress in 1989 and funded in 1991 by a grant administered through the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Food and Nutrition Service (FNS), ICN [Read more]
As the Institute of Child Nutrition (ICN) celebrates 30 years of ICNspiring child nutrition professionals, we reflect on what has been accomplished and what is still to come. We have three new oral histories that tell the stories of child nutrition professionals from [Read more]
Are you interested in working in the exciting and challenging field of child nutrition? ICN currently has three career opportunities available. Come join our team. To learn more and apply, visit the links below.
Education and Training Specialist I: https://careers.olemiss.edu/job/University-Education-&-Training-Specialist-I-MS-38677/536468100/
Accounting Assistant: https://careers.olemiss.edu/job/University-Accounting-Assistant-MS-38677/538405000
The University of Mississippi complies with all applicable laws [Read more]
Registration is now open for Orientation to School Nutrition Management that will be held at the Institute of Child Nutrition in Oxford, Mississippi on June 10-14, 2019.
Orientation to School Nutrition Management (4 ½ day Training) – This FREE training session for new and aspiring directors provides an overview of the management components of school nutrition [Read more]
In iBites Episode 10, Dr. Lewanda Morse has a conversation with Jeffrey Boyce, Coordinator of Archival Services at ICN.
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Now Available! FBG Calculator: A New Feature of the Food Buying Guide for Child Nutrition Programs Interactive Web-Based Tool
On December 20th, FNS released the FBG Calculator as a new feature included with the Food Buying Guide for Child Nutrition Programs Interactive Web-Based Tool. The FBG Calculator was first created and hosted by the Institute of Child Nutrition, however has now been added to the Food Buying Guide Interactive Web-Based tool to create a [Read more]
S.T.A.R. is brand new training and peer to peer mentoring program designed specifically for managers/site-level supervisors. S.T.A.R. stands for Strategies, Training, Action Plans, and Resources. It is designed to help managers develop goals and best practices to improve program administration and operations through unique training, technical assistance, [Read more]
Oxford, Miss. – Congratulations to ICN graduate assistant, Prabhdeep Sandha, for receiving the Mead Johnson Nutrition/Research DPG Award at the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics 2018 Food and Nutrition Conference and Expo in Washington, DC in October. Prabhdeep is a second year, Ph.D. student in [Read more]
ICN’s Executive Director, Dr. Aleshia Hall-Campbell, hosted 32 National Advisory Council members, USDA Headquarters staff, and ex-officio members to the Institute for the 2018 meeting held November 14-15. The members were welcomed to campus by the University of Mississippi Assistant Vice Chancellor of Research and Sponsored Programs, [Read more]