School Nutrition Program Trainings

Posted: Thu, 05/01/2014 - 1:54pm Updated: Mon, 05/04/2015 - 10:55am

Online Trainings, Webinars and PowerPoints

In-Person Training

  • Indiana School Wellness Summits 2015
    • USDA requires that a school wellness policy be in place for all schools participating in the National School Lunch Program. This training will focus on putting your wellness policy into action- Be the Change!
    • Local school and community leaders will present at each summit to discuss their successes and challenges with implementing school wellness strategies. Resources and guidance will also be provided to help make your wellness policy implementation a success.
    • You may send up to two representatives of your School Wellness Committee to this training. Register at: 

These regional summits are being presented by the Indiana Department of Education and the Indiana State Department of Health, with funding from the USDA 2014 Team Nutrition Grant. Below is the list of Wellness Summits Dates and Locations. All trainings are from 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM EDT, except Evansville which is from 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM CST.


2015 Training Dates

Regional Host


May 6

Northeast Indiana AHEC (Ball State University)

Muncie (Delaware County)

May 7

Crawfordsville School Corporation

Crawfordsville (Montgomery County)

May 20

West Noble School Corporation

Ligonier (Noble County)

May 21

Clark Pleasant Community School Corporation

Whiteland (Johnson County)

June 9

Greater Clark County Schools

Jeffersonville (Clark County)

June 10

Diocese of Evansville

Evansville (Vanderburgh County)

June 12

South Bend Community School Corporation

South Bend (St Joseph County)

 Questions? Contact Amber Broughton at

New Food Service Director Training (FSD 101)

  • The Indiana Department of Education invites new School Food Service Directors to learn more about USDA’s Child Nutrition Programs at the FSD 101 training in late summer 2015.
  •  This one day orientation will be held in Zionsville, IN.  The State Agency is interested in building a strong relationship with new Food Service Directors in order to promote successful school food service operations.
    •  Tuesday, July 28th at Zionsville Community Schools, Educational Services Center at 900 Mulberry Street, Zionsville, Indiana 46077 from 9:00 am -1:00 pm ET, with registration at 8:30 am.
  • Click here to register.
  • Click here for an agenda.
  • For those needing immediate assistance, please contact Sarah Kenworthy toll free at 800-537-1142, or locally at 317-232-0857.  An initial visit from your field consultant may also be arranged.
Indiana School Health Network
  • Register for the 6th Annual Indiana School Health Network Conference, One Voice for Indiana School Health, on June 16-17, 2015 at the Marriott North in Indianapolis, IN.
  • One Voice for Indiana School Health is more than the conference theme, but a call to action encouraging all stakeholders to lend their voice to an ongoing conversation to positively impact school health throughout Indiana.
    • It is an opportunity to network, learn and share best practices with school health professionals and advocates throughout the state.
  • The agenda has not been finalized.
  • Click here to register
  • For more information, click here.