ICN is Hiring – Three Positions Open

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

Program Assistant:                              https://careers.olemiss.edu/job/University-Program-Assistant-ICN-MS-38677/538506000/

EEO Statement

The University of Mississippi complies with all applicable laws [Read More]

2019-02-20T11:21:46-06:00February 20th, 2019|

Registration Open for Orientation to School Nutrition Management – June 10-14, 2019

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]

2019-02-19T15:06:09-06:00February 19th, 2019|

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]

2019-01-02T14:23:51-06:00January 2nd, 2019|

Support Breastfeeding Mothers with Team Nutrition’s Breastfed Babies Welcome Here!

The USDA’s Team Nutrition initiative is pleased to announce the release of Breastfed Babies Welcome Here! resource. Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) operators can use these materials to communicate ways the child care site supports a mother’s decision to breastfeed her baby. Materials include:

A Mother’s Guide
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2018-11-30T15:14:11-06:00November 30th, 2018|

Applied Research Division News

ICN’s Applied Research Division (ARD) conducts research and develops resources to assist child nutrition professionals in the successful operation of their programs. In the first quarter, ARD staff provided learning sessions, webinars, and presentations for several events.

1. Dr. Keith Rushing presented a learning session: Essential Key Performance Indicators for School Nutrition Success at TASBO’s [Read More]

2018-05-04T10:57:26-05:00May 4th, 2018|