The John C. Stalker Institute
of Food and Nutrition

at Framingham State University

Professional Development for School Nutrition

The John C. Stalker Institute (JSI) of Food and Nutrition at Framingham State University has supported Massachusetts school nutrition staff for over 25 years as the premier provider of professional development for school nutrition programs across the Commonwealth. Take advantage of the vast array of professional development opportunities offered by JSI to meet professional development requirements for the 2017-2018 school year.

Prepare yourself and your school nutrition staff for the 2017-2018 school year with professional development from JSI designed to advance knowledge and build the skills needed for a successful program.

Workshops To Go

Bring school nutrition training to your school with one of our Workshops To Go. Each 2-hour workshop is economically priced at $299 for a minimum of 15 participants. Each 3-hour culinary workshop is economically priced at $399 for a minimum of 15 participants/ maximum of 20 participants.

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Online Professional Development

Enjoy the convenience of 24/7 access to high quality professional development either with JSI online courses or graduate courses through Framingham State University's 4 week graduate courses.

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Regional Professional Development

John C. Stalker Institute of Food and Nutrition offers regional professional development opportunities for school nutrition staff and managers.

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Leadership and Management Development

JSI offers these exceptional professional development opportunities for school nutrition directors and managers:

Cancellation Policy: Payment in full is expected for trainings cancelled without a 2-week written email notice. Credit for prepaid JSI trainings will be issued only if written cancellation notice is emailed 2 weeks prior to training date.

SNA of Mass Chapter Meetings

Contact your chapter delegate for locations and dates of the following:

NEWLY UPDATED! Professional Communications

Enhance your communication skills in the workplace by recognizing barriers, evaluating your communication style, and discovering the skills and strategies to strengthen communication within your school.
Suggested Learning Code: 4140

NEW! Bean-a-licious Culinary Demo

Explore and taste two bean recipes and a variety of flavor blends in this one-hour culinary demo that will excite your students' taste buds!
Suggested Learning Code: 2130