JSI’s Fall 2015 Brochure for Professional Development is Here

boy with carrotsTwice a year The John C. Stalker Institute releases a Professional Development Brochure to Massachusetts schools via mail and online to share the professional development offerings available to school nutrition programs across the Commonwealth. Take advantage of the economically priced, high quality professional development available for school nutrition directors, managers and staff.

Workshops to Go

JSI offers professional development in both online and face-to-face formats. Request a Workshop To Go and bring training to your school on a day and time that is convenient for you and your staff. A variety of Workshops to Go are available in the key topic areas of operations, nutrition, and communications/marketing. JSI has already received many Workshop to Go requests for the 2015-2016 school year. Don’t miss out, request one today!

SNA of MA Chapter Meetings

JSI is partnering with the School Nutrition Association of MA by offering two workshops at Chapter Meetings across the state. Contact your delegate for the date and location scheduled near you.


Online workshops and courses offer the convenience of online learning for relevant school nutrition topics. Food Allergies, a 2-hour online training has 3 sessions available starting October 19, 2015, November 9, 2015, or December 7, 2015. For more advanced learning, the 4-week online Framingham State University Graduate Courses are also available and include the following topics, Exploring Food Allergies, Growing Your School Garden, Preventing Eating Disorders in Schools, and Shake the Sodium! Starting on October 5, 2015.

Training Series

The 2015 Nuts & Bolts of School Nutrition Programs Ongoing Training Series is a once monthly training intended to increase your knowledge about and ability to implement the USDA National School Lunch and School Breakfast Programs. This training series is a combination of face-to-face and online sessions.

Certificate Program

Also available is The Certificate in Excellence in School Nutrition Program, a state-recognized certification for school nutrition directors designed specifically for directors of school nutrition programs and managers who wish to advance in their school nutrition careers. New students are being accepted for the January 2016 semester.

Be sure to take advantage of JSI’s professional development!

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The John C. Stalker Institute of Food and Nutrition is a partnership of the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education and Framingham State University.

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