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So far Institute of Child Nutrition has created 13 blog entries.

S.T.A.R. Info and Testimonials

S.T.A.R. is brand new training and peer to peer mentoring program designed specifically for managers/site-level supervisors. S.T.A.R. stands for Strategies, Training, Action Plans, and Resources. It is designed to help managers develop goals and best practices to improve program administration and operations through unique training, technical assistance, […]

2019-01-14T09:17:14+00:00December 12th, 2018|

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.Current ARD Research Projects:

Environmental Scan of Student Engagement Practices in Support of Child Nutrition Programs

The results of this project will be used to identify best practice strategies for successfully engaging students in school […]

2018-12-14T15:21:27+00:00December 12th, 2018|

iBites Podcast Episode 08 – Pat Richardson

In iBites Episode 08, Dr. Lewanda Morse sits down with ICN’s Education and Training Specialist, Pat Richardson about a new ICN resource.

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2018-11-16T15:02:16+00:00November 16th, 2018|

iBites Podcast Episode 06 – eLearning Portal

Welcome to iBites! The ICN podcast.

Learn all about the new eLearning Portal as host, Dr. Lewanda Morse, chats with ICN’s Instructional Design and Training Specialist, Ginger Gregory.

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2018-10-18T13:12:30+00:00September 10th, 2018|

S.T.A.R. Spotlight Success Story

The Institute of Child Nutrition is very excited to have Kansas pilot the new S.T.A.R. Program Initiative!  Thank you to all the states who submitted entries for the pilot drawing. All states will have the opportunity to participate in the program so stay tuned for future information about how to register your state.

For those of […]

2018-08-27T13:00:44+00:00August 27th, 2018|

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 […]

2018-08-22T11:14:58+00:00August 22nd, 2018|