Online Training

Learn at your desk! A list of organizations that deliver courses and webinars on topics relevant to SNAP-Ed providers. Most are free, though some may have a cost associated with them.

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Nutrition Courses

University of Minnesota Extension logo Systems Approach for Healthy Communities Program

SNAP-Ed, University of Minnesota Extension.

Professional development program, accepting registrations starting October 2, 2017.

Grow NJ Kids logo Early Childhood Physical Activity Web-Based Training

Grow NJ Kids

Early Childhood Physical Activity for Toddlers and Preschoolers is a one-hour, interactive web-based training designed to explore how young children benefit from structured physical activities and develop a wide range of movement skills through active play.

Food shopping Agrilife Extension Online: Food & Nutrition Courses

Texas A&M Agrilife Extension.

Online learning courses cover a variety of topics related to food and nutrition. Most courses are available for free.

LSU AgCenter Research & Extension EatSmart Lessons

Louisiana State University Agricultural Center.

EatSmart is organized into six sections: Basic Nutrition, The Nutrients, Stretching Your Food Dollars, Nutrition & Chronic Disease, Nutrition & the Life Cycle and Food Safety. Each lesson includes pre and post-tests.

abstract paining of various food items. Cornell NutritionWorks

Cornell University. Division of Nutritional Sciences.

Take learning modules on topics such as international nutrition, HIV/AIDS, public health, and various specific nutrition topics.

National Nutrition Certification Program

SNAP-Ed, Food $ense. Utah State University Extension.

NNCP is a free service provided by the SNAP-Ed program in Utah (known as Food $ense), and it is administered through the Utah State University Extension program.

computer mouse WIC Learning Online

USDA. FNS. WIC Works Resource System.

A series of 15 online modules designed to train all levels of staff working in the WIC program. This course is also approved by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics for 4 CPE credits.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Social Marketing for Nutrition and Physical Activity Web Course

DHHS. CDC. Division of Nutrition, Physical Activity and Obesity.

This course provides training for public health professionals about how to use social marketing to plan nutrition, physical activity, and obesity prevention programs.

Small Children Eating Childhood Food Insecurity

Oregon State University Extended Campus.

Reviews research on measurement/prevalence of food insecurity, household coping strategies, health consequences for children, and intervention tools that may be used in health clinics and other settings.


SERO Best Practices: Selecting PSE Strategies

PHI Center for Wellness

PHI Center for Wellness provided a brief overview of popular PSE strategies being implemented. Guest speakers Carrie Draper, University of South Carolina, and Christopher Paget shared toolkits that have been created, one for health clinics and one for libraries, on healthy eating and active living PSE strategies recommended to be worked on within SNAP-Ed.

Enhancing Retailer Standards Stocking Requirements

United States Department of Agriculture.

Effective January 17, 2018, this webinar discusses the new retailer standards for retail locations accepting SNAP benefits.

April FNSN Farm to Early Care and Education Webinar: Statewide Farm to ECE Network Building

National Farm to School Network

April 12, 2017. Statewide farm to early care and education (ECE) network building is a key approach to institutionalizing farm to ECE and increasing opportunities for all children, families, and communities to reap the many benefits of farm to ECE. Join us for the April NFSN Farm to ECE Webinar where we will hear from Emily Jackson of the North Carolina Farm to Preschool Network and Erin Croom of the Georgia Farm to Early Care and Education Coalition who will share models from their states and identify keys to success in building a statewide farm to ECE network.

American Association of Family and Consumer Sciences

Current and archived webinars. Note: cost for both members and non-members.

American Society for Nutrition

Archived webinars. Featured series includes grant writing for food and nutrition professionals.

CARE Connection Nutrition Education Webinars

Institute of Child Nutrition

Previously recorded webinars targeted to professionals who work with young children. The site also contains previously recorded satellite seminars on topics important to child nutrition professionals; Continuing Education credits available.

Community Food Systems Videos and Webinars

USDA. Food and Nutrition Service.

Videos and webinars on topics relating to community food systems and farm-to-school.

eXtension: Families, Food, and Fitness

Click on the appropriate month to see current webinars. Archived webinars are also available.

Food and Nutrition Service Webinars

United States Department of Agriculture.

Webinars about SNAP, SNAP-Ed, and other food assistance programs. Not available at this time.

National Collaborative on Childhood Obesity Research

Webinar series includes information on childhood obesity, including research and evaluation.

Society for Nutrition Education and Behavior

Upcoming and archived webinars. There is a fee for non-members.