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Office of P-20 Education Policy
Child Nutrition Program Administration
89 Washington Avenue, Room 375 EBA, Albany, NY 12234
Phone: (518) 473-8781 Fax: (518) 473-0018

ICN’s Virtual Instructor-Led Trainings Available Now

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The Institute of Child Nutrition (ICN) is offering virtual training sessions during the Fall/Winter of 2022. There are topics available for school nutrition professionals and Child and Adult Food Care Program (CACFP) operators. Many topics are scheduled for new child nutrition directors and the list also includes lessons from Introduction to School Nutrition Leadership (ISNL).

Topics include: 

  • Basic Culinary Math
  • Buy American: US Agriculture Supporting Healthy School Meals
  • Customer Experience, Merchandising, & Food Presentation (ISNL)
  • Workplace Safety & Emergency Preparedness (ISNL)
  • Financial Management for Managers
  • Focus on the Customer for Managers and Directors
  • Food Allergies for School Nutrition Managers and Staff
  • Food Production & Operations Management (ISNL)
  • Food Safety in Child Care
  • Food Safety in Schools
  • Forecasting the Procurement of Foods
  • Foundations for Training Excellence: Basics
  • Intro to Happy Mealtimes in Child Care Settings
  • Human Resources (ISNL)
  • Key Performance Indicators (ISNL)
  • Norovirus in Child Care
  • Norovirus in Schools
  • Nutrition 101
  • Procurement and Inventory Management (ISNL)
  • Reimbursable School Meals (ISNL)
  • Special Dietary Needs - Meal Accommodations (ISNL)
  • Training Culturally Diverse Groups
  • Utilizing the Cafeteria as a Classroom

These sessions will fill quickly, so don't wait!

Upcoming Webinars

December 9, 2022


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  1. mail:
    U.S. Department of Agriculture
    Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights
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    Washington, D.C. 20250-9410; or
  2. fax:
    (833) 256-1665 or (202) 690-7442; or
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