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October 29-31, 1992. Senator Bob Dole addressed the Institute’s 1st Nutrition Management for Children with Special Needs Conference in Kansas City, MO.

“Two of the policy areas that I care most about are child nutrition and disability issues,” said Senator Bob Dole in an address to the National Food Service Management Institute’s first Nutrition Management for Children with Special Needs in Child Nutrition Programs workshop held October 29-31, 1992 at the Westin Crown Center in Kansas City, […]

2019-10-31T09:28:01-06:00October 29th, 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 […]

2019-09-03T16:53:37-06:00September 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, […]

2019-08-15T15:32:13-06:00August 15th, 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 […]

2019-08-15T15:41:07-06:00August 8th, 2019|

July 20 and 23, 1991 The Institute delivers First Training Sessions at ASFSA ANC, Las Vegas, Nevada

The new Institute introduced itself on the national stage by delivering two winning training sessions at the ASFSA Annual National Conference in Las Vegas, Nevada, July 20 and 23, 1991: Financial Success and the original 10 Minute BLT.

On Saturday, July 20, 1991, The Institute delivered its first American School Food Service (ASFSA) Pre-Con: Hoyle’s Winning […]

2019-07-11T11:27:02-06:00June 28th, 2019|

June 1, 1991 Dr. Josephine Martin becomes the first Executive Director of the Institute

Dr. Josephine Martin served as the first Executive Director of the National Food Service Management Institute (NFSMI) from June 1, 1991, to August 31, 1996. When she came to the Institute, Dr. Martin had over 40 years of experience in school food service and program administration in the child nutrition field.

Her extensive experience in child […]

2019-06-28T11:13:34-06:00June 14th, 2019|