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Education Events - School Meals


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What's New in School Nutrition Webinar Series

Summer Short Course

Iowa Department of Education's Bureau of Nutrition and Health Services and Iowa State University Extension & Outreach are partnering to hold school meal trainings in Summer 2018. For more information contact Jean Easley at 
  • Procurement Basics (June 5): An introduction to school nutrition procurement. Learn the basic elements of an effective procurement system. Location: ISU - Scheman Building
  • ServSafe (June 19): Learn current best practices related to food safety needed for school nutrition programs. Successful completion of exam administered at end of class meets Certified Food Protection Manager requirements. Location: ISU - Scheman Building
  • HACCP 101 (June 20): Learn foundational knowledge about a school food safety program based on Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Points (HACCP) Principles and ways to improve your district's HACCP plan. Location: ISU - Scheman Building
  • Manager Update (June 28): Updates on school nutrition program regulations and best practices. Location: ISU - FFA Enrichment Center Ankeny 
  • New Manager Orientation (July 31 - August 2): Learn expectations for management of school nutrition programs and network with other new managers (with less than three years of experience). Days 2 and 3 are held in conjunction with the Healthy Meals Workshop. Location: ISU - FFA Enrichment Center Ankeny 
  • Healthy School Meals (August 1 – 2): Increase your knowledge and provide practical tips for planning and delivering menus that meet school nutrition meal pattern requirements and students' expectations. 

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

Printed from the Iowa Department of Education website on December 16, 2017 at 1:04am.