CORE Trainer Success

October 26, 2021

October 26, 2021 Do you know the difference between a trainer, presenter, and facilitator?  Join the CORE team Thursday October 28th and find out!  CORE Trainer Success is a great resource for new and experienced trainers.  This module focuses on developing the characteristics of a successful trainer. Participants will learn and practice effective communication and active listening skills; understand adult learning styles; identify and use probing questions to land the learning; and demonstrate an understanding of trainer success techniques by participating in engaging activities.   Use this link to register for CORE Trainer Success today: 2021 CORE State Agency Training Registration  

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Are You New to the CACFP?

October 20, 2021

October 20, 2021 Are you new to the CACFP?  Perfect timing! Registration opened today for the CORE virtual training for State Agencies. Join the CORE training team and CACFP State agency colleagues around the country to learn key aspects of CACFP administration.  The training conference is October 28th -November 18th. CORE is a USDA FNS funded initiative designed to provide practical CACFP sponsor focused training solutions. The CORE training is delivered in the train-the-trainer format. Use this link to register today: 2021 CORE State Agency Training Registration  

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2021 CACFP Virtual Summit

September 15, 2021

September 15, 2021 The CORE team delivered the CORE Claims for Reimbursement module for the 2021 CACFP Virtual Summit sponsored by the National CACFP Sponsors Association.  More than 800 participants logged in virtually to engage and learn about “Completing Claims Like Clockwork”. The National CACFP Sponsor’s Association is an organization that provides education and support to sponsors who administer the USDA Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP). For more information visit https://www.cacfp.org/  

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Performance Standards Overview

July 24, 2021

July 13, 2021: MHMC rounded out Day 1 of the CACFP NPA conference with a session on the CACFP performance standards, with a focused discussion on financial viability. The purpose of the CACFP National Professional Association in part is to provide a national network through which selected ideas, materials, and procedures can be communicated to persons working in the CACFP community.  As well as to increase opportunities for professional development for staff working in CACFP. For more information on NPA visit: http://www.cacfpnpa.org/

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2021 Core CACFP Virtual Conference

July 24, 2021

May 25, 2021, thru June 24, 2021:  The MHMC CORE team conducted a virtual conference for USDA FNS.  Sessions were conducted weekly over this 5-week period on each of the 9 CORE topics.  FNS personnel from headquarters and each of 7 FNS regional offices were part of an interactive virtual training journey that delivered practical solutions for CACFP administration. CORE is a USDA FNS funded training initiative designed to provide practical CACFP sponsor focused training solutions for State agencies and sponsoring organizations.  For more information on CORE visit: https://www.core-cacfp.com

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The USDA CORE Mobile App is now available

May 15, 2020

The USDA CORE Mobile App is now available in the Google Play and Apple App stores free of charge. To learn more about it, visit the Mobile App page on this site.

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ATTENTION CACFP SPONSORS!!!

April 15, 2020

April 15, 2020 Serious Deficiency, the 3rd and final online training course for sponsoring organizations, has been released. The course is animated, self-paced, interactive, and informative. Online training courses are powered by Bright Track, an online training platform for administrators of child nutrition programs. Following the completion of the online course, please provide your feedback by completing this brief survey CLICK HERE

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ATTENTION STATE AGENCY PERSONNEL

April 1, 2020

April 1,  2020 Attention State agency personnel, the preview period for the Serious Deficiency online training course has been extended to April 10, 2020.  For login credentials to preview this course, email: info@core-cacfp.com .   Following the completion of the online course, State please provide feedback by completing this brief survey CLICK HERE

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Monitoring & Oversight

March 25, 2020

March 25, 2020 ATTENTION CACFP SPONSORS!!!  The CORE team has released the 2nd online training course for sponsoring organizations, Monitoring & Oversight.  The course is animated, self-paced, interactive, and informative.  Online training courses are powered by Bright Track, an online training platform for administrators of child nutrition programs. Following the completion of the online course, please provide your feedback by completing this brief survey CLICK HERE

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Course Preview – Serious Deficiency

March 23, 2020

March 23, 2020 The CORE team has released the final, course training course, Serious Deficiency.  State agencies are invited to preview this online course that is specifically designed for CACFP sponsoring organizations.  The course is animated, self-paced, interactive, and informative.  Online training courses are powered by Bright Track, an online training platform for administrators of child nutrition programs. The State agency preview period is March 23-April 3, 2020.   For login credentials to preview this course, email: info@core-cacfp.com. Following the completion of the online course, State agencies are encouraged to provide feedback by completing this brief survey CLICK HERE

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