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To view recordings and handouts of previously held webinars visit, Learning Tools.

Tuesday, February 9 from 3:30 - 4:30pm - Healthy Schools - It's a Team Effort! Webinar 

  • Learn how to incorporate more nutrition education and physical activity into the school day.
  • Strategies will be shared on how to make it happen while making it fun and enhance learning at the same time!
  • Learning about Team Nutrition resources 
  • Presenters: Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics RDN (Registered Dietitian Nutritionist) Coaches

Monday, February 22 from 2-3pm - What's New in School Nutrition Monthly Webinar

  • PLE Tool Information
  • 1 training hour - USDA Professional Standards for School Nutrition Professionals

Thursday, February 25 from 2-3pm - School Food Service - Informal and Formal Methods of Procurement 

  • Information on each method of procurement: micro-purchase, informal procurement, and formal procurement
  • 1 training hour - USDA Professional Standards for School Nutrition Professionals

Monday, March 28 from 2-3pm - What's New in School Nutrition Monthly Webinar

  • Menu Planning Information
  • 1 training hour - USDA Professional Standards for School Nutrition Professionals

Monday, April 25 from 2-3pm - What's New in School Nutrition Monthly Webinar

  • Schools Wellness Policies and Smart Snacks
  • 1 training hour - USDA Professional Standards for School Nutrition Professionals

Summer Short Course 2016  - Iowa Department of Education’s Bureau of Nutrition & Health Services and Iowa State University Extension and outreach are pleased to provide these continuing education workshops.

  • June 16, 2016 - Manager's Update ($85) - Click here to register. Brown Deer Golf Club – Coralville, IA
  • June 21, 2016 - ServSafe ($150) - Click here to register. Scheman Building – Ames, IA
  • June 21, 2016 - Financial Management ($75) - Click here to register. Scheman Building – Ames, IA
  • June 22, 2016 - HACCP 101 ($75) - Click here to register. Scheman Building – Ames, IA
  • June 23, 2016 - Smarter Lunchrooms ($40) - Click here to register. Scheman Building – Ames, IA
  • July 19-21, 2016 - New Manager's Orientation ($125) - Click here to register. Scheman Building – Ames, IA
  • July 20-21, 2016 - Healthy Meals Workshop ($100) - Click here to register. Scheman Building – Ames, IA (Healthy School Meals Workshop Option will be from July 20-21 for those who have previously attended New Manager's Orientation)

Iowa School Nutrition Web-Based Tutorials (available 24/7)

Child and Adult Care Food Program

Steps to CACFP Success Online Workshop (available 24/7)

Printed from the Iowa Department of Education website on February 07, 2016 at 7:37pm.