Courses

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Food Safety in Schools

June 9, 2020

Presented by Anirudh Naig, Iowa State University Extension Food Safety Specialist, registrants will learn ways to enhance food safety in their schools. Registrants should have basic knowledge of food safety standards and sanitation principles and familiar with the food safety plan at their schools. Ideally, registrants have earned ServSafe® Certification. The workshop is an opportunity to review fundamentals of HACCP and a sample food safety plan.

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Procurement 101

June 10, 2020 (Morning)

Keerti Patel, Consultant will lead a workshop reviewing fundamentals of an effective procurement system.

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Procurement 102

June 10, 2020 (Afternoon)

Take your understanding of procurement regulation to the next level and determine what you can and cannot purchase and the proper procedure to follow.

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Financial Management for Managers

June 11, 2020

Presented by the Institute of Child Nutrition, this workshop is designed for site-based managers and supervisors. Participants receive instruction program cost and revenue, security practices to protect financial integrity, budget management, increasing productivity and decreasing waste and staff responsibility for sound financial practices.

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Introduction to Culinary Skills for Healthy Meals

June 18, 2020

An introductory culinary skills training specifically for school nutrition. Led by Brenda Windmuller, Chef and Consultant with the Bureau of Nutrition. Participants will observe and practice basic culinary skills with an opportunity to prepare a nutritious and appealing meal meeting meal pattern requirements.

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Orientation for School Nutrition Management

July 27–31, 2020

A 4.5-day training will provide an overview of the management components of school nutrition programs. Presented by the Institute of Child Nutrition (ICN).

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School Meal Pattern Essentials

August 5, 2020

This workshop will increase your knowledge and provide practical tips for planning and delivering menus that meet school nutrition meal pattern requirements and students’ expectations.

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Manager's Update

August 6, 2020

 Join the Bureau of Nutrition and Health Services for current issues in school nutrition. Our theme for 2020 is highlighting the critical importance of nutrition to learning.

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Iowa School Breakfast Summit

August 7, 2020

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Introduction to Culinary Skills for Healthy Meals

August 11, 2020

An introductory culinary skills training specifically for school nutrition. Led by Brenda Windmuller, Chef and Consultant with the Bureau of Nutrition. Participants will observe and practice basic culinary skills with an opportunity to prepare a nutritious and appealing meal meeting meal pattern requirements.

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