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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.

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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.

 

 
 
 

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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.

 

 
 
 

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Pennsylvania Farm to Child Nutrition Summit

 

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.

 

 
 

Current Projects

New School Food Service Directors and other individuals with responsibilities related to operating school meal programs can...

Schools in Pennsylvania and throughout the nation are working to provide healthier foods to students and teach them the skills they need...

Pennsylvania Harvest of the Month is a program developed by the Pennsylvania Department of Education and Project PA (Penn State...

The School Breakfast Outreach and Education project provides information about school breakfast, resources to help schools expand...

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