ICN's Most Current and Most In-Demand Resources:
New Meal Pattern - Food-Based Menu Planning (FBMP). Overview of New Meal Pattern. Part of Recognizing a Reimbursable Meal training resource.
Culinary Techniques for Healthy School Meals - Series of print and video lessons and online courses designed to help school nutrition teams prepare healthier school meals that appeal to the taste of today's students.
Financial Management: A Course for School Food Service Directors
Procurement in the 21st Century. - Resource for child nutrition professionals on procurement procedures.
Food Buying Guide Calculator for Child Nutrition Programs - Interactive tool for using the Food Buying Guide.
Guidelines for Inventory Management and Tracking - Inventory management and tracking reference.
Healthy Cuisine for Kids - Hands-on training program focused on developing culinary techniques.
No Time to Train: Short Lessons for School Nutrition Assistants - Short lessons for managers to use to train staff on a variety of daily topics in the school nutrition program.
Norovirus Resources - Communication resources.
Norovirus Series Online Courses - 3 part series on preventing the spread of norovirus.
Orientation to School Nutrition Management Seminar - Lessons from seminar for new and aspiring school nutrition program directors.
Pathways for the School Nutrition Program - Fact Sheets and Mini-Posters.
Produce Safety Resources - Resource page for Produce Safety Videos, Fact Sheets, and Presentations.
Food Safety in Schools (formerly known as Serving It Safe, 4th Edition - Information for managing a safe and sanitary foodservice operation.
Serving It Safe Online Course - 12 hour self-guided online course based on the Serving It Safe training resource.
USDA Recipes for Schools - Quantity recipes for school food service with CCP information and nutrition analysis.
Human Resources Online Course Series
- Communication Skills for Managers
- Creating a Motivating Workplace
- Dealing with Conflict in the Workplace
- Dealing with Difficult People and Situations
- Delegating and Empowering
- Employee Discipline
- Performance Standards and Expectations