Onsite Training

Teachers: Need help with professional development hours?

 

Our on-site trainings provide 20 hours!

 

Join us: Our courses are designed for teachers who want to delve deeper into the “how-to” of teaching their students about sustainable food and nutrition.

 

Why? Nutrition is a critical life skill for all students to learn in order to set habits that will last a lifetime.  Childhood obesity is on the rise; in fact it is at epidemic levels. You as educators, not only have the unique opportunity to help reverse this trend, but to change student’s lives in the process!

Upon completion of this course, you will be certified to train students on sustainable food and nutrition education in your classroom.

 

Here’s how it works:

 

Attend one of our fun, interactive 2 day summer trainings.

Teach a portion of our curriculum with a partner during the two day training.

Successfully complete an assessment within 2 weeks after training is complete.

Receive 20 hours professional development completion certificate.

 

***Our courses meet state and national family and consumer science, health education (PE), social science and science standards.

DID YOU KNOW?

In the United States, the percentage of children and adolescents affected by obesity has more than tripled since the 1970s.

 

Data from 2015-2016 show that nearly 1 in 5 school age children and young people (6 to 19 years) in the United States has obesity.

 

https://www.cdc.gov/healthyschools/obesity/facts.htm

 

Sessions:

Nutrition 101  - High School Course – Food for Thought

 

Dates: Monday, July 23rd – Tuesday, July 24th

Times: 9:00am-3:00pm both days

 

This easy-to-implement course covers the basics of nutrition, along with ways to encourage students to cook more.

 

Topics covered:

 

Nutrition 101

What’s so special about fruits and vegetables?

Supermarket savant and the value of cooking

Lightning speed foods (fast food choices)

The golden rule of school food

 

Location:

Golden, CO

Natural Grocers

2401 Ford St, Golden, CO 80401

Phone: 303-279-2500

 

Costs for Food for Thought - Nutrition101 - 2 day training and certification: $399 Your registration fee covers the 2 day training, ONE copy of An Ounce of Nutrition’s  “Food for Thought” high school curriculum plus Google drive access (includes power points, addtl materials and recipes via an email link), training materials, lunch for each day and professional development certificate after successful completion of assessment.

Teaching Food Sustainability  - High School Course – Food for Thought

 

Dates: Wednesday, July 25th – Thursday, July 26th

Times: 9:00am-3:00pm both days

 

This easy-to-implement course covers all of the steps that food takes to go from farm to table and how to engage students in every step of the way.

 

Topics covered:

 

Farm to table steps

Growing sustainable food

Processed kids – food processing and teens health

Fossil foods – food processing and our environment

The art and science of junk food marketing - food marketing to teens

Food inequality – our class system around food

 

Location:

Golden, CO

Natural Grocers

2401 Ford St, Golden, CO 80401

Phone: 303-279-2500

 

Costs for Food for Thought - Teaching Food Sustainability  - 2 day training and certification: $399 Your registration fee covers the 2 day training, ONE copy of An Ounce of Nutrition’s  “Food for Thought” high school curriculum plus google drive access (includes power points, addtl materials and recipes via an email link), training materials, lunch for each day and professional development certificate after successful completion of assessment.

Sustainable Food and Nutrition Newbies  -Middle School Course – You Are What You Eat

 

Dates: Monday, July 30th – Tuesday, July 31st

Times: 9:00am-3:00pm both days

 

This easy-to-implement course covers the benefits of choosing and eating more real foods and the integration of it with being physically active and setting positive emotional habits.

 

Topics covered:

 

Foods that fuel – nutrition for teens

Keep it real – value of choosing real food over highly processed foods

Collective science – how to integrate nutrition with physical activity and setting positive emotional habits

Sports nutrition – energy bars and sports drinks

Three squares a day – breakfast, lunch and dinner

Way better snacks

Food and culture

 

Location:

Stanley Marketplace

Sazza

2501 N. Dallas St., Aurora, CO 80010

Phone: 303-797-3048

 

Costs for You Are What You Eat - 2 day training and certification: $399 Your registration fee covers the 2 day training, ONE copy of An Ounce of Nutrition’s  “You Are What You Eat” middle school curriculum plus google drive access (includes power points, addtl materials and recipes via an email link), training materials, lunch for each day and professional development certificate after successful completion of assessment.

Zero to Five Nutrition - Early Childhood Education Course

 

Dates: Wednesday, August 1st – Thursday, August 2nd

Times: 9:00am-3:00pm both days

 

This easy-to-implement course covers how to start kids off right choosing nutritious foods with the integration of cooking and gardening.

 

Topics covered:

 

Breastfeeding and bottle feeding (B&B)

Feeding infants – 4 months to 1 year

Toddlers – 1-3 years

Feeding preschoolers – 3-5 years

Exploring fruits and vegetables through color

Allergies

Obesity and developmental delays

 

Location:

Stanley Marketplace

Sazza

2501 N. Dallas St., Aurora, CO 80010

Phone: 303-797-3048

 

Costs for Early Childhood education - 2 day training and certification: $260

Your registration fee covers the 2 day training, ONE copy of the “Zero to Five Nutrition Guide” for your course, training materials, lunch for each day and professional development certificate after successful completion of assessment.  Cost does not include google drive access.