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Education and Training Division News

The Institute of Child Nutrition provides face-to-face group training at NO CHARGE on a variety of child nutrition management topics that are aligned with USDA’s Professional Standards.  Categories include:  ∙ Food Safety ∙ Program Management ∙ Culinary Skills ∙ Nutrition Education ∙ Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP).

As of July 31, 2018, the ICN Training Team has scheduled and coordinated 223 face-to-face training sessions and reached more than 9,060 participants in all seven of the USDA regions.  Check out the Interactive Training Map and Training Calendar on the new website.

ICN is offering FREE face-to-face training sessions in Oxford, Mississippi, in 2019!

Orientation to School Nutrition Management (4 1/2 day training)

This training session for new and aspiring directors provides an overview of the management components of school nutrition programs.  The target audience includes school nutrition program staff, specialists, and trainers.
Participants who complete these sessions will receive 30.5 units of continuing education that

are credentialed by the School Nutrition Association.  USDA Professional Standards Codes will be listed on Certificate of Completion.

January 7-11, 2019
Location: Institute of Child Nutrition-Oxford, MS
Orientation to School Nutrition Management Registration Form—January 2019
Three hours of college credit are available for this session. Please contact Evan Williams at ecw1@olemiss.edu for more information about receiving college credit through the University of Mississippi (UM) School of Applied Sciences. Participants who wish to receive college credit must pay application fees and tuition, and must be admitted to UM prior to the beginning of the session.
PLEASE DO NOT REGISTER UNLESS YOU CAN FIRMLY COMMIT TO ATTEND THIS SESSION.

March 11-15, 2019
Location: Institute of Child Nutrition-Oxford, MS
Orientation to School Nutrition Management Registration Form—March 2019
College Credit is NOT available for this session. Travel expenses may be reimbursed. If you are interested in more information about this opportunity, click the “Travel Expense Application” button after completing registration.

June 10-14, 2019
Location: Institute of Child Nutrition-Oxford, MS

REGISTRATION FOR THIS SESSION WILL OPEN ON FEBRUARY 4, 2019.
Three hours of college credit are available for this session. Please contact Evan Williams at ecw1@olemiss.edu for more information about receiving college credit through the University of Mississippi (UM) School of Applied Sciences. Participants who wish to receive college credit must pay application fees and tuition, and must be admitted to UM prior to the beginning of the session.

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