The John C. Stalker Institute
of Food and Nutrition

at Framingham State University

Professional Development for School Nutrition

Workshops To Go - Learn More ➔

Bring school nutrition training right to your school with one of our Workshops To Go. Each 2-hour workshop is $299 (minimum of 15 participants). Each 3-hour Back to Basics culinary workshop is $399 (minimum of 7 participants, maximum of 14 participants).

Online Professional Development - Learn More ➔

Enjoy the convenience of 24/7 access to high quality professional development either with JSI online courses or graduate courses through Framingham State University's 4 week graduate courses.

Regional Professional Development - Learn More ➔

JSI offers regional professional development opportunities for school nutrition professionals.

Leadership and Management Development

JSI offers these exceptional professional development opportunities for school nutrition directors and managers:

Management Institute – a three-day institute designed especially for Massachusetts school nutrition managers covering leadership, financial management, personnel management, communication, marketing and nutrition.

Certificate in Excellence – an undergraduate certificate program designed for school nutrition directors as well as assistant directors and managers on a career path to become a director in school nutrition programs in Massachusetts and the USDA's New England region.

Cancellation Policy: Payment in full is expected for trainings cancelled without a 2-week written email notice. Credit for prepaid JSI trainings will be issued only if written cancellation notice is emailed 2 weeks prior to training date.

SNA of Mass Chapter Meetings

Contact your chapter delegate for locations and dates of the following:

Get the Right Scoop!

Scoops, ladles and spoodles… oh my! Discover why and how to use the correct measuring tools for proper portioning to meet the meal pattern as well as the connection between portion control and cost. Recognize the minimum requirements for each of the five food components with extra practice on vegetable subgroups.
Suggested Learning Code: 2210

NEW! SMART Personal Wellness

Get energized with this personalized wellness program designed to encourage healthy habits. Discover the SMART method and take time to focus on your health goals to improve your well-being and role as an advocate for a healthier school environment.
Suggested Learning Code: 3450