School Nutrition Programs

Education and Training Resources for School Nutrition Programs

Child and Adult Care Food Programs

Education and Training Resources for CACFP

Face-to-Face Training

Learn about free training for your school

ICN Resources

Access ICN’s wide array of online resources

Child Nutrition Archives

View the history of Child Nutrition

Applied Research

Research reports and ICN Insights

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School Nutrition S.T.A.R. Webinar Series

This series will feature school districts that have implemented creative strategies and best practices for common school nutrition topics as well as allied organizations who develop and offer free resources to support school nutrition programs.
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ABOUT THE ICN

The Institute of Child Nutrition (ICN), part of the School of Applied Sciences at The University of Mississippi, is the only federally funded national center dedicated to applied research, education and training, and technical assistance for child nutrition programs. The Institute was established by Congress in the Child Nutrition and WIC Reauthorization Act of 1989.

WHAT PEOPLE ARE SAYING

“Excellent presenter who had excellent material.”  “The information I found most useful were the strategies to use to resolve conflict and reflecting on different personality styles.”

Managing Personalities and Conflict, March, 2019 in Frankfort, KY

“Trainer kept things moving and stayed on subject, presented well, was easy to understand, and kept us engaged.”

Foundations for Training Excellence: Basics, March, 2019 - Redding, CA

“Great presentation, very helpful!”  “I had a wonderful time and I am going to use all the information in my classroom and home.”

CACFP Meal Pattern Optional Best Practices, February, 2019 in Riverside, CA

“Thank you for giving so much information!  Probably the best presentation/training I’ve received.”

Foundations for Training Excellence, Huntsville, TX

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ICN NEWS

  • The Mix Up Podcast

The Mix Up Podcast – Episode 24 – Patrick Kenneally

March 26th, 2024|

In this episode of The Mix Up, Patrick Garmong talks with Patrick Kenneally, who moved from hospitality to significantly influence school nutrition as the
Capital Region BOCES Shared Foodservice Management, School Lunch Director, in New York State. They discuss overcoming [Read More]

INTERACTIVE TRAINING MAP

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