The John C. Stalker Institute at Framingham State University is pleased to offer the fifth session of The Certificate in Excellence in School Nutrition Program, which is now the state-recognized certification as described in the hiring standards for directors detailed in Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act. The certificate program includes five undergraduate FSU courses over five semesters. Courses are designed specifically for directors of school nutrition programs and managers who wish to advance in their school nutrition careers. Courses utilize blended learning, including both face-to-face and online meetings making it an attractive option for working professionals. Courses meet face-to-face at Framingham State University 1-3 Saturdays per semester, and online on Wednesdays from 4:00- 7:30pm.
Relevant projects and assignments allow students to improve their school nutrition program, and prepare for career advancement. Read about a current student of the program, Chef Brendan Gallagher, who was able to successfully apply what he learned from The Certificate in Excellence in School Nutrition Program in the school lunch program where he works.
New students are being accepted for the January 2016 spring semester. To apply, complete the online pre-registration form, no later than December 1, 2015. Space is limited and based on a first come, first serve basis.
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