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Core Competencies Training for New Directors

Core Competencies Training for New Directors - School Year 2021 - 2022

The staff of the Michigan Department of Education's School Nutrition Programs unit is pleased to announce a series of on-line training for food service directors/personnel who have been in their position for 2 years or less. This comprehensive training is for School Food Authorities (SFAs) and Residential Child Care Institutions (RCCIs) and will cover items that the staff must know to provide quality meals that adhere to the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) guidelines.

Watch pre-recorded sessions from MDE and Institute of Child Nutrition. A list will be emailed after registration is complete and should be completed by deadlines provided.

Attend 3, on-line interactive sessions with MDE staff to discuss information presented in pre-recorded sessions. Plan to attend all on-line sessions as different information will be presented in each session. A computer is required and call-ins will not be allowed.

Session 1 - Thursday, August 12, 2021, at 1:30 - 3:00 pm Topics: Meal patterns, Offer vs. Serve, Production Records, Food Safety, and Special Dietary Needs

Session 2 - Tuesday, August 17, 2021 - 2:00 - 3:00 pm Topics: Civil Rights, applications and Student Eligibility, Household Information Report, and Count Sheets

Session 3 - Thursday, August 19, 2021 - 1:00 - 2:15 pm Topics: Financial Compliance, Year End Report, Procurement, and USDA Foods

September 2021 through May 2022 there will be monthly meetings on the third Tuesday at 2 pm to cover additional topics related to School Meal Programs. More information will be emailed after registration is complete.

Cost: No Cost

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Registration Deadline: August 2, 2021

Persons with disabilities needing reasonable accommodations for participation in the training should contact the School Nutrition Programs office at 517-241-5374. All requests for accommodations should be made by July 27, 2021.