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Individual Training Courses

Individual training courses are a great low cost way to educate your staff on topics that specifically interest them. These web based courses are easy to use and can be completed in multiple sittings, making it convenient for busy educators!


Understanding Food Allergies: Strategies to Prevent & Manage Food Allergies in the Preschool Environment

This course is designed for preschool teachers and staff. It details strategies to help prevent and manage food allergies in the preschool environment.

Learning objectives for this course include:

  • Discuss who is impacted by food allergies
  • Identify the main food allergens causing reactions in the U.S. and where to find them
  • Identify food allergens in non-food items and discuss alternative solutions
  • Create a food safety plan to prevent food allergy reactions in preschool settings
  • Develop a response plan in the event of a food allergy reaction in preschool settings

Clock hours: 1.5 clock hour Course Cost: $13 USD


Teaching Nutrition to Preschoolers: Messages with the Greatest Impact

This course discusses the importance of teaching nutrition to preschoolers and the types of messages and learning objectives that are the most effective.

Learning objectives for this course include:

  • Understanding the importance of nutrition education in preschool.
  • Differentiating between the types of messages used in nutrition education and how they are frequently used.
  • Understanding which common learning objectives are important and effective when teaching nutrition to preschoolers.

Clock hours: 1.0 clock hour Course Cost: $10 USD


Feeding Toddlers: Nutrition for Growth and Development

This course will cover developmental milestones and how they relate to self-feeding, nutrient needs of toddlers, meal patterns, and common meal time concerns.

Learning objectives for this course include:

  • Understand toddler development milestones and how they relate to self-feeding.
  • Detail the nutrient needs during the toddler years and how they impact growth and development.
  • Understanding serving sizes and appropriate food choices for toddlers.
  • Discussing common toddler mealtime concerns and potential solutions

Clock hours: 1.0 clock hour Course Cost: $10 USD


Feeding Preschoolers: Nutrition for Growth and Development

This course will cover developmental milestones and how they relate to self-feeding, nutrient needs of preschoolers, meal patterns, and common mealtime concerns.

Learning objectives for this course include:

  • Understand preschooler development milestones and how they relate to self-feeding.
  • Detail the nutrient needs during the preschool years and how they impact growth and development.
  • Understanding serving sizes and appropriate food choices for preschoolers.
  • Discussing common preschooler mealtime concerns and potential solutions

Clock hours: 1.0 clock hour Course Cost: $10 USD


Developing Healthy Food Habits in Children

This course helps caregivers understand how food habits are developed, which foods are needed for a healthy diet, and what role they play in building healthy eating habits in children.

Learning objectives for this course include:

  • Describe how food habits are developed in children.
  • Identify factors that positively and negatively impact this development.
  • Identify which foods are needed for a healthy diet.
  • Detail the role of early childhood education in the development of food habits.

Clock hours: 1.0 clock hour Course Cost: $10 USD


Common Feeding Concerns and Solutions for Young Children

This course helps caregivers identify common mealtime concerns with children and provides solutions to navigate these issues and make meals a more enjoyable experience.

Learning objectives for this course include:

  • Identify common mealtime concerns that caregivers often express when working with young children.
  • Describe why these issues occur and which age groups are typically at risk.
  • Detail potential solutions navigate these concerns and help make mealtime more enjoyable for both caregiver and the child.

Clock hours: 1.0 clock hour Course Cost: $10 USD


Nutrition 101 for Early Childhood Educators

This course equips early childhood educators with basic nutrition knowledge, enabling them to teach and model healthy eating behaviors.

Learning objectives for this course include:

  • Identify which nutrients are needed in a healthy diet and why.
  • Describe the five different food groups and which foods make the best choices for each group.
  • Explain the role of early childhood education in the development of healthy eating habits in young children.

Clock hours: 1.0 clock hour Course Cost: $10 USD


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