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Institute of Child Nutrition Staff Members Visit the White House

Chef’s Move Leadership Team Meets in D.C. Two of ICN's staff, Acting Executive Director Aleshia Hall-Campbell (front, second from right) and Education and Training Specialist, Lois Coleman (top left) with USDA staff and members of the Chefs Move to Schools Advisory Committee in Washington, D.C. On Tuesday, November 17, 2015, Institute of Child [...]

2016-11-30T17:35:49+00:00 November 18th, 2015|ICN News|

ICN Hosts National Advisory Council Meeting

ICN National Advisory Council members. September 2015. ICN photo by Vicki Howe Acting Chancellor Morris Stocks welcomes the NAC The Institute of Child Nutrition (ICN) held its annual National Advisory Council Meeting September 29-30, 2015.  Members of the council were welcomed to Oxford and the UM Campus by [...]

2016-11-30T17:35:49+00:00 October 5th, 2015|ICN News|

ICN and USDA Partner for Team Up For School Nutrition Success

Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack (center) with attendees of the recent Team Up For School Nutrition Success in Washington, D.C. In partnership with USDA, ICN has conducted Team Up for School Nutrition Success workshops for six of the seven regional offices:  Southeast Team Up at ICN on November 12-13, 2014, Southwest Team Up [...]

2016-11-30T17:35:49+00:00 August 13th, 2015|August 2015 ICN Newsletter, ICN News|

Exciting Growth and Change…

Beginning July 1, 2015, we began using our new name, Institute of Child Nutrition (ICN).  For over 25 years, the Institute has been serving child nutrition professionals nationwide and providing them with high quality resources, training, and research.  Along with a rich history of supporting these professionals, the Institute has experienced tremendous growth in the [...]

2016-11-30T17:35:50+00:00 August 13th, 2015|August 2015 ICN Newsletter, ICN News|

ICN Courses Updated for Professional Standards

ICN’s Online Course list has been updated to include the USDA Professional Development Codes, and the SNA Key Areas have also been revised to align with the USDA Codes.  This will assist with identification of the areas of required Continuing Education Units.  Updating all content of each Online Course will be ongoing during this transition.  [...]

School districts #gimmefive for healthy school food

Some of the country’s largest school districts – including Detroit, Dallas, Chicago, Memphis, New York City, Minneapolis, Oklahoma City, Austin, Philadelphia and more – gathered in San Diego in April 2015 to talk about bringing local foods into the lunchroom. We were honored to host them for a tour, and equally excited to celebrate the [...]

2016-11-30T17:35:50+00:00 April 21st, 2015|ICN News|

NFSMI’s Executive Director, Dr. Katie Wilson, SNS Accepts Presidential Appointment

We are pleased to advise that Dr. Katie Wilson will be joining us as Deputy Under Secretary for Food, Nutrition, and Consumer Services starting on May 1.  Katie is currently the Executive Director of the National Food Service Management Institute, a strong partner in our efforts to improve school nutrition.  She has had a wealth [...]

2016-11-30T17:35:50+00:00 March 25th, 2015|ICN News|

NFSMI 25th Anniversary Open House

The National Food Service Management Institute is having an open house to celebrate their 25th anniversary. In conjunction with the 25th Anniversary Celebration, the NFSMI Child Nutrition Archives has prepared exhibits throughout the building that showcase the history of child nutrition. Tours of these displays offer a brief overview of how programs began and then [...]

2014-10-21T11:28:06+00:00 October 21st, 2014|ICN News|

Celebrate National Farm to School Month in October

October is National Farm to School Month, a time to celebrate the connections that are happening all over the country between schools and local food! Farm to school enriches the connection communities have with fresh, healthy food and local food producers by changing food purchasing and education practices at schools and preschools. Students gain access [...]

2016-11-30T17:35:50+00:00 October 14th, 2014|Farm To School, ICN News|