FNEC develops and conducts training for nutrition staff serving low-income audiences. Training is primarily provided to EFNEP and SNAP-Ed staff in New York State, however some trainings are available to other organizations and are tailored to meet the needs of staff of varying disciplines.

Facilitation Skill Development

Reaching Not Just Teaching is designed to build skills to encourage learner involvement, honor learning styles and sharpen presentation techniques.

Taking the Helm is designed to provide nutrition professionals who will deliver the FNEC initial paraprofessional training: Navigating for Success (NFS).

Managerial Staff Development

New Nutrition Manager Training – is offered as needed for new EFNEP program managers.

Fall Nutrition Updates – is a two day conference for EFNEP staff.

Frontline Staff Development

Navigating for Success (NFS) – is a comprehensive initial training for frontline staff to provide the necessary nutrition content and educational methods to effectively engage limited-resource program participants.

Data Collection Practices – provides an overview of compliance expectations for handling participant data, offered regionally.

Curricula & Technical Training

Training on specific topics can be provided such as: Breastfeeding, Data Quality Assurance, Diabetes, Food Allergens, and WebNEERS Technical Training. FNEC provides training on specific nutrition education curricula as Healthy Children, Healthy Families: Parents Making a Difference, and Choose Healthy: Food, Fun and Fitness.

To learn more: contact Joan Paddock, MPH, RD, Division of Nutritional Sciences, Cornell University.