Nutrition Building Blocks for Great Trays® — Trainer's Manual
The Nutrition Building Blocks for Great Trays® — Trainer’s Manual is a comprehensive curriculum package helps you lead training modules on seven separate nutrition education course topics to school foodservice professionals. Are you trying to help school foodservice staff’s need for SNA Level 1 certification or continuing education units? If so, than the Nutrition Building Blocks for Great Trays® — Trainer’s Manual is for you!
The Nutrition Building Blocks for Great Trays® — Trainer’s Manual provides everything that you need to teach one or more modules of the Nutrition Building Blocks for Great Trays® course in-person to one or more individuals. By purchasing access to the trainer’s manual website, you gain access to the presentations with recommended scripts, video clips, participant handouts, and more that are needed to facilitate one or more modules of this course.
The in-person course is divided into the following topics:
- Feeding Our Nation’s Children
- Foundation of School Meals
- Healthy School Meals
- Food-Based Menu Planning
- Tools to Support Your Healthy Menu
- Marketing and Partnerships
- Staff Professional Development
Find out more about the In-Person Course Topics.
If you teach the entire Nutrition Building Blocks for Great Trays® course to a group of school foodservice professionals, they would meet the 8-hour basic nutrition requirement for SNA Level 1 certification.
Accessing the trainer’s manual website costs $150.00 for a two-year time period. Materials are updated annually, and included within your two year online access period. After the two year time period, you would need to re-register and re-pay the registration fee.
How do I get started?
Haven't registered yet? Follow the instructions on the Registration and Access page. Once you registered for access to the trainer’s manual website, you will have access for 2 years.
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In-Person Course Topics — Find out about the seven topics that comprise the Nutrition Building Blocks for Great Trays® in-person course.
Great Trays® Toolkit for School Foodservice — Tools to plan kid-tested menus, save money on food purchasing, and “nudge” students toward healthier choices.
Classroom Energizers Training — Training on the evidence-based intervention proven to increase K-5 students' physical activity levels.