iBites Podcast Episode 18 – Joan Shorter

We continue our Leadership Series with special guest Joan Shorter, Director, Prince George’s County Public Schools, Maryland

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2019-12-20T11:18:37-06:00December 20th, 2019|

A message from our Executive Director

Aleshia Hall-Campbell, PhD, MPH Executive Director

A message from our Executive Director

As ICN continues its 30th anniversary celebration, we have much to look forward to and much to reflect on. Our 30th year brings record number trainings, face-to-face and through our eLearning portal, as well as outreach through ICN’s [Read More]

2019-06-26T10:03:20-05:00June 25th, 2019|

Applied Research News – 2nd Quarter 2019

Throughout the spring quarter, Applied Research Division (ARD) researchers engaged in a variety of outreach and professional development activities as ambassadors of ICN. Activities included publications and traveling to several states to present at or to participate in conferences that addressed a diverse spectrum of needs in the field of child nutrition.

During the month [Read More]

2019-06-26T13:23:30-05:00June 24th, 2019|

A message from our Executive Director

Aleshia Hall-Campbell, PhD, MPH Executive Director

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]

2019-04-01T09:09:49-05:00March 28th, 2019|

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|

ICN’s eLearning Portal – Institute of Child Nutrition

Thousands of users are taking advantage of ICN’s new eLearning Portal.  The new system offers free, self-paced online courses that provide an excellent method of meeting professional standards requirements.  Courses can be taken over multiple sessions, on different computers and mobile devices, and they are coded with USDA Professional Standards Codes and SNA Key Areas.  [Read More]

2017-10-12T15:30:40-05:00October 12th, 2017|

Research News – Institute of Child Nutrition

The Applied Research Division of the Institute of Child Nutrition (ICN) recently developed a research based resource to assist school nutrition (SN) professionals in identifying and utilizing 12 standard SN Key Performance indicators for managing and evaluating the following areas of their programs:

  • Meal Counts and Participation
  • Financial and Inventory Management
  • Productivity and Labor

The resource [Read More]

2017-10-12T15:28:04-05:00October 12th, 2017|