Institute of Child Nutrition

Virtual Instructor-Led Trainings (VILTs)

(September, October 2021)

Topic(s):

  • Basic Culinary Math
  • Buy American U.S. Agriculture Supporting Health School Meals
  • Financial Management for Managers
  • Focus on the Customer for Directors and Managers
  • Food Allergies for School Nutrition Managers and Staff
  • Food Safety Basics
  • Food Safety in Child Care
  • Food Safety in Schools (2-Day Session)
  • Forecasting the Procurement of Foods
  • Foundations for Training Excellence: Basics
  • Introduction to Happy Mealtimes in Child Care Settings
  • Norovirus in Child Care
  • Norovirus in Schools
  • Nutrition 101: A Taste of Food and Fitness (2-Day Session)
  • Training Culturally Diverse Groups
  • Utilizing the Cafeteria as a Classroom
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*Registration is limited to 25 participants per session.

Training Topics

Basic Culinary Math

Dates and Times

Tuesday, 10/12/21
8:00 am – 12:00 pm Central Time

Tuesday, 10/12/21
1:00 pm – 5:00 pm Central Time

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Financial Management for Managers

Dates and Times

Thursday, 9/30/21
10:00 am – 4:00 pm Central Time

Friday, 10/08/21
10:00 am – 4:00 pm Central Time

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Focus on the Customer for Directors and Managers

Dates and Times

Wednesday, 9/22/21
10:00 am – 4:00 pm Central Time

Thursday, 10/21/21
10:00 am – 4:00 pm Central Time

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Food Safety Basics

Dates and Times

Wednesday, 10/6/21
8:00 am – 12:00 pm Central Time

Wednesday, 10/6/21
1:00 pm – 5:00 pm Central Time

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Food Safety in Child Care

Dates and Times

Thursday, 10/28/21
8:00 am – 12:00 pm Central Time

Thursday, 10/28/21
1:00 pm – 5:00 pm Central Time

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Food Safety in Schools (2-Day Session)

Dates and Times

Monday, 9/20/21 – Tuesday, 9/21/21
10:00 am – 2:00 pm Central Time Each Day

Tuesday, 10/26/21 – Wednesday, 10/27/21
10:00 am – 2:00 pm Central Time Each Day

Description
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Buy American U.S. Agriculture Supporting Health School Meals

Dates and Times

Tuesday, 9/21/21
10:00 am – 12:00 pm Central Time

Tuesday, 9/21/21
1:00 pm – 3:00 pm Central Time

Friday, 10/01/21
10:00 am – 12:00 pm Central Time

Friday, 10/01/21
1:00 pm – 3:00 pm Central Time

Friday, 10/15/21
10:00 am – 12:00 pm Central Time

Friday, 10/15/21
1:00 pm – 3:00 pm Central Time

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Food Allergies for School Nutrition Managers and Staff

Dates and Times

Thursday, 9/16/21
8:00 am – 12:00 pm Central Time

Thursday, 9/16/21
1:00 pm – 5:00 pm Central Time

Wednesday, 9/29/21
8:00 am – 12:00 pm Central Time

Wednesday, 9/29/21
1:00 pm – 5:00 pm Central Time

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Forecasting the Procurement of Foods

Dates and Times

Tuesday, 9/28/21
8:00 am – 12:00 pm Central Time

Tuesday, 9/28/21
1:00 pm – 5:00 pm Central Time

Monday, 10/25/21
8:00 am – 12:00 pm Central Time

Monday, 10/25/21
1:00 pm – 5:00 pm Central Time

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Foundations for Training Excellence:  Basics

Dates and Times

Wednesday, 10/13/21
8:00 am – 12:00 pm Central Time

Wednesday, 10/13/21
1:00 pm – 5:00 pm Central Time

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Introduction to Happy Mealtimes in Child Care Settings

Dates and Times

Thursday, 10/14/21
8:00 am – 12:00 pm Central Time

Thursday, 10/14/21
1:00 pm – 5:00 pm Central Time

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Norovirus in Child Care

Dates and Times

Wednesday, 9/15/21
10:00 am – 12:00 pm Central Time

Wednesday, 9/15/21
1:00 pm – 3:00 pm   Central Time

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Norovirus in Schools

Dates and Times

Thursday, 10/7/21
10:00 am – 12:00 pm Central Time

Thursday, 10/7/21
1:00 pm – 3:00 pm   Central Time

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Nutrition 101: A Taste of Food and Fitness (2-Day Session)

Dates and Times

Tuesday, 10/19/20 – Wednesday, 10/20/21
10:00 am – 2:00 pm Central Time Each Day

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Training Culturally Diverse Groups

Dates and Times

Friday, 10/22/21
8:00 am – 12:00 pm Central Time

Friday, 10/22/21
1:00 pm – 5:00 pm Central Time

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Utilizing the Cafeteria as a Classroom

Dates and Times

Tuesday, 10/5/21
8:00 am – 12:00 pm Central Time

Tuesday, 10/5/21
1:00 pm – 5:00 pm Central Time

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*Registration is limited to 25 participants per session.

See What Our Participants Have To Say:

See What Our Participants Have To Say

Good presentation! I learned things I did not know. The information that I found most useful was calculations for determining labor hours, production record information and inventory control.

– Financial Management for Managers VILT – 08/05/2021

I learned ways I can incorporate a family style meal dynamic into my program. The allergy portion of the training was the information that I found most useful.

-Introduction to Happy Mealtimes in Child Care VILT – 05/08/2021

Great presentation, and I enjoyed the breakout sessions and getting to collaborate with other educators.

-Introduction to Happy Mealtimes in Child Care VILT – 05/08/2021

Thank you for the training so helpful end enjoyable. I’m so glad that I was able to attend this training which will help me my family and my facility to have a healthy environment.

– Nutrition 101 VILT – 06/05/2021

I really enjoyed the instructor and this class. I learned things that I did not know.

– Food Safety in Child Care VILT – 07/10/2021

The many examples and problems worked throughout the course ensured each participant was easily able to grasp the concepts taught. It was also extremely helpful to be taught all the features of ZOOM conferencing.

– Basic Culinary Math VILT – 04/24/2021

This helped participants not only navigate the training with ease but will
help us all in the many ZOOM trainings that will take place in the future due to the pandemic.

– Basic Culinary Math VILT – 04/24/2021

The information provided on determining the scaling factor was particularly helpful.

– Basic Culinary Math VILT – 04/24/2021

The following equipment is required for the virtual sessions:

  • To participate in a virtual training, a camera, microphone, and speakers are required. Most new laptops, smartphones, and tablets are equipped with internal cameras, microphones, and speakers. These internal devices are sufficient for use in our virtual trainings.

  • However, for the best experience, we suggest participants use an external headset with a built-in microphone. This may include your Apple earbuds or third party headphones with microphone. Headsets with built-in microphones provide listening privacy, reduce microphone feedback, and transmit higher quality audio.

  • If you have a pair of headphones that do not have a built-in microphone, your computer, smartphone, or tablet internal microphone will suffice, but to minimize microphone feedback, we ask that you still listen to the audio with your headphones plugged in.

  • If you do not have a pair of headphones with or without a built-in microphone, you may still complete the training using the internal camera, microphone, and speakers of your device.

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