The John C. Stalker Institute
of Food and Nutrition

at Framingham State University


This three-day conference was held August 1 - 3, 2017 at Framingham State University. It is designed for Massachusetts school nutrition directors to strengthen their knowledge of school nutrition program requirements. Education specialists from the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education, Office for Food and Nutrition Programs will provide essential training on meal benefit issuance, resource management and food service operations.

Click here to view the agenda and handouts from 2017's Nuts & Bolts conference.

Click here for information on the 2018 Nuts & Bolts Conference

Continuation Series

Are you looking to increase your knowledge about and ability to implement the USDA National School Lunch and School Breakfast Programs? This training series will provide you with the vital information and skills to improve program operations. Opportunities throughout the year will include both in-person and online sessions. Those who complete seven or more sessions in the series will receive recognition at the Healthy Kids, Healthy Programs Summit in May 2018.

All in person sessions will take place at Framingham State University from 8 am to 4 pm.

All online sessions will take place from 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm.


View information about the 2016 Nuts & Bolts of School Nutrition Programs: Conference

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