Growing Your Professional Skills - 2008 BLT

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Growing Your Professional Skills is the 2008 NFSMI Breakfast Lunch Training (BLT) resource. The BLTs are designed for training school nutrition assistants. This BLT resource assists the facilitator and school nutrition team members in assessing food knowledge and skills, identifying opportunities for additional training, and guiding them to more in-depth resources for career development.

Growing Your Professional Skills contains seven lessons designed to review the most critical topics in food service operations. Each self-contained lesson is designed to be taught in 30 minutes. The manual includes seven lessons with an instructor's script, handouts, and activities. Three video clips are also included to supplement discussions. Revised 2010. ET83-08. This resource is currently under revision.


Before You Begin
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Lesson 1 - 2008 Breakfast Lunch Training Introduction - Instructor's Script
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Lesson 1 - Handout #1: Successful School Nutrition Assistant
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Lesson 1 - Handout #2: Sample Knowledge and Skills Checklist
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Lesson 1 - Handout #3: Sample Individual Development Plan
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Lesson 1 - Video Clip 1: BLT Introduction.
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Lesson 1 - Video Clip 2: Knowledge and Skills Check (interactive)
This is an interactive video using "shockwave" programming. It can be viewed with Flash.
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Lesson 1 - Video Clip 3: Individual Development Plan (interactive)
This is an interactive video using "shockwave" programming. It can be viewed with Flash.
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Lesson 2 - Food Production - Instructor's Script
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Lesson 2 - Knowledge and Skills Checklist
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Lesson 2 - Activity #1, Handout #1: Sample Standardized Recipe
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Lesson 2 - Activity #1, Handout #2: Standardized Recipe Components
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Lesson 2 - Activity #1, Handout #3: Sample Standardized Recipe Answer Key
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Lesson 2 - Activity #2, Handout #1: Sample Food Production Record
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Lesson 2 - Activity #2, Handout #2: What, Where, Who, and When?
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Lesson 2 - Activity #2, Handout #3: What, Where, Who, and When? with Suggested Answers.
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Lesson 2 - Blank Individual Development Plan.
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Lesson 3 - Sanitation, Safety, and Security - Instructor's Script
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Lesson 3 - Knowledge and Skills Checklist
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Lesson 3 - Handout #1: Time-Temperature Relationship
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Lesson 3 - Blank Individual Development Plan
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Lesson 4 - Customer Service - Instructor's Script
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Lesson 4 - Knowledge and Skills Checklist
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Lesson 4 - Activity #2, Handout #1: Pizza Quality Scorecard
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Lesson 4 - Blank Individual Development Plan
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Lesson 5 - Program Regulations and Accountability - Instructor's Script
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Lesson 5 - Knowledge and Skills Checklist
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Lesson 5 - Handout #1: Reimbursable Meal Components
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Lesson 5 - Handout #2: Sample Food-Based Lunch/Breakfast Meal
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Lesson 5 - Activity #1, Handout #1: Identifying Menu Planning Methods
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Lesson 5 - Blank Individual Development Plan
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Lesson 6 - Equipment Use and Care - Instructor's Script
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Lesson 6 - Handout #1: The 10 Rules of Knife Safety
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Lesson 6 - Knowledge and Skills Checklist
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Lesson 6 - Activity #1: Crossword Puzzle
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Lesson 6 - Activity #1: Facilitator's Key
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Lesson 6 - Blank Individual Development Plan
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Lesson 7 - Professional Excellence - Instructor's Script
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Lesson 7 - Handout #1: The Four C's of Communication
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Lesson 7 - Activity #1
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Lesson 7 - Knowledge and Skills Checklist
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Lesson 7 - Blank Individual Development Plan
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Complete Instructor's Scripts
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Complete Handouts and Activity Handouts
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Attribution Pages
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