Foundations for Training Excellence

The Institute of Child Nutrition (ICN) is a recognized leader in providing training to diverse populations across the nation. Foundations for Training Excellence: Basics is part of an ongoing effort by ICN to develop and support a national network of trainers. The ultimate goal of all ICN trainings is the continuous improvement of child nutrition programs.

The intended […]

2019-02-07T10:10:57+00:00March 27th, 2019|

Foundations for Training Excellence: Basics

Foundations for Training Excellence

(8-hour training) This training models techniques to actively facilitate adult learning. Throughout the course, trainers demonstrate how to deal with different learning styles, engage the learner in a wide range of activities without over-relying on slide presentations, and establish a positive learning environment. Lesson topics:

  • The Opener
  • Self-Assessment
  • Planning for Success
  • Reaching […]
2018-12-07T15:45:29+00:00March 20th, 2019|

Foundations for Training Excellence: Basics

The Institute of Child Nutrition (ICN) is a recognized leader in providing training to diverse populations across the nation. Foundations for Training Excellence: Basics is part of an ongoing effort by ICN to develop and support a national network of trainers. The ultimate goal of all ICN trainings is the continuous improvement of […]

2019-01-11T15:22:53+00:00February 14th, 2019|

Foundations for Training Excellence

The Institute of Child Nutrition (ICN) is a recognized leader in providing training to diverse populations across the nation. Foundations for Training Excellence: Basics is part of an ongoing effort by ICN to develop and support a national network of trainers. The ultimate goal of all ICN trainings is the continuous improvement of […]

2019-01-10T14:24:31+00:00February 12th, 2019|

Orientation to School Nutrition Management

(4.5-day training) An overview of the management components of school nutrition programs. The target audience includes school nutrition program staff with fewer than 5 years’ experience as a director or those who may aspire to be a director, as well as state agency staff, specialists, and trainers. Lesson topics:

  • Program Accountability, Integrity and the Role […]
2018-05-21T13:58:33+00:00August 6th, 2018|

Managing Personalities and Conflict

This training models techniques to actively facilitate adult learning. Throughout the course, trainers demonstrate how to deal with different learning styles, engage the learner in a wide range of activities without over-relying on slide presentations, and establish a positive learning environment. Lesson topics:

  • The Opener
  • Self-Assessment
  • Planning for Success
  • Reaching Adult Learners
  • Matching Methods to […]
2018-05-21T13:54:17+00:00August 2nd, 2018|

Food Defense Tabletop Exercise

Tabletop Exercise that involves key personnel discussing simulated scenarios in an informal setting. May be used to assess plans, policies, and procedures. Training exercise provides suggestions for preventive measures and various resources for developing food defense and emergency preparedness plans. Key concepts:

  • The “who, how, and why” of intentional contamination of school food supplies
  • How […]
2018-05-18T16:54:11+00:00July 24th, 2018|

Nutrition 101

This course qualifies for SNA core course certification level 1.

This training provides a basic overview of nutrition with an emphasis on the importance of balance in daily food choices and the inclusion of physical activity as a key component to good health. The training incorporates a variety of learning activities including short physical activity boosters.

2018-05-18T16:39:23+00:00July 23rd, 2018|

Family Child Care Fundamentals

Family Child Care Professionals are essential to early childhood education.  Many young children and their families rely on their skills and expertise for providing the best care and educational services in a home-style environment.  In addition, they rely on family child care providers to foster healthy environments promoting overall health and wellness in child care.  […]

2018-05-17T16:52:21+00:00June 23rd, 2018|

Family Child Care Fundamentals

Family Child Care Professionals are essential to early childhood education.  Many young children and their families rely on their skills and expertise for providing the best care and educational services in a home-style environment.  In addition, they rely on family child care providers to foster healthy environments promoting overall health and wellness in child care.  […]

2018-05-17T16:55:52+00:00June 23rd, 2018|