Trainers' Circle for CACFP Webinars
These interactive webinars for the Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) focus on tactics and techniques trainers can use to empower program operators with the knowledge and skills needed to provide high-quality meals and snacks in the CACFP. These webinars assist state agencies, CACFP sponsoring organizations, and independent centers in planning and implementing quality job skills training for CACFP operators.
- Sept. 26, 2018: CACFP Trainers’ Circle: Coaching and Mentoring Using a Peer-to-Peer Model: This webinar featured effective training strategies used by the Kansas State Department of Education and resources from the Institute of Child Nutrition (ICN). [Recorded Webinar]
- March 13, 2019: CACFP Trainers’ Circle: Creative Online Learning Strategies to Engage Providers: This webinar highlighted web-based training methodologies, interactive learning strategies, knowledge assessments, and best practices. The Iowa Department of Education, Massachusetts Department of Education, and the Nebraska Department of Education shared their experiences in developing and implementing online learning modules for their CACFP operators and providers. [Recorded Webinar]
- June 26, 2019 at 2:30pm ET: CACFP Trainers’ Circle: Delivering Interactive In-Person Training: This webinar showed interactive approaches used by the Maryland State Department of Education and the Texas Department of Agriculture to actively engage participants during in-person CACFP trainings. [Recorded Webinar]
- December 12, 2019 at 2:30 ET: CACFP Trainers’ Circle: A Look Inside the New CACFP Trainer’s Tools: Feeding Infants Kit [Recording Coming Soon] [CACFP Trainer's Tools: Feeding Infants kit]