Project PA, a collaboration between Penn State University's Department of Nutritional Sciences and the Pennsylvania Department of Education, Division of Food and Nutrition, partners with schools and their communities to provide sound nutrition education and to promote children's healthy eating behaviors.
Orientation to School Food Service Operations (Part 1)
The Pennsylvania Department of Education (PDE), Division of Food and Nutrition, in collaboration with Project PA (Penn State), is offering an “Orientation to School Food Service Operations (Part 1)” in-person training. A successful School Nutrition Program is dependent on a knowledgeable and competent Food Service Director. This orientation will provide critical information to help new (and aspiring) school Food Service Directors and/or those responsible for Food Service Operations be successful in their new position.
Pennsylvania Culinary Training Sessions for School Food Service Personnel | 2022
The Pennsylvania Department of Education, through Penn State (Project PA) will once again be offering hands-on Culinary Training Sessions for School Food Service Personnel led by Chef Bill Scepansky, Smart Partners LLC. These sessions are designed to help you plan, prepare, and present attractive meals that students will enjoy.
Join us on June 23rd, 2022 for the Pennsylvania Farm to Child Nutrition Summit. This first of its kind event is being coordinated by the Pennsylvania Department of Education, Division of Food and Nutrition and Project PA (Penn State University) with the support of the Pennsylvania Farm to School Network.
Creative strategies to enhance successful breakfast, lunch, and farm to school programs are utilized in many of Pennsylvania's schools. Many of these ideas are shared in these collections of promising practices.
A collection of webinars conducted by Project PA can be found here. Links to view rebroadcasts of webinars as well as slide and document downloads are listed for each webinar.
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