Training is an important component of the support MFF provides for SNAP-Ed Partners across Michigan. Online training offers efficiencies of staff time and travel and provide 24/7 viewing options to offer flexibility in meeting the varied schedules of SNAP-Ed implementers. It also allows viewers to watch them multiple times, pausing for note-taking or practice.
A variety of trainings are offered in the online format. Review the categories below to view available trainings offered to support your SNAP-Ed programs.
Civil Rights training is mandatory each fiscal year for all frontline staff and those who supervise frontline staff through the Michigan Fitness Foundation (MFF) SNAP-Ed funding. “Frontline staff” refers to anyone who interacts with SNAP-Ed participants.
To meet this requirement:
- Complete the read-along FY 2018 MFF SNAP-Ed Civil Rights Training, which is self-paced. Sites may choose to train as a group.
- After you have finished the training, return to this page to fill out and submit the required paperwork confirming your completion of this training. Nutrition educators and other SNAP-Ed implementers should submit this form to their local SNAP-Ed program lead. Local program leads should collect these documents from their staff and submit electronic copies to your MFF SNAP-Ed Project Manager. Original copies should be kept with your grant files.
Additional Resource: Civil Rights Compliance and Enforcement for Nutrition Programs and Activities
This training will provide the basics for implementing Nutrition-enhanced EPEC K-5 in the gymnasium. EPEC K-5 is a supplemental intervention supporting PE-Nut and other SNAP-Ed nutrition education.
Map to Healthy Living Update Portal
This online training will provide instructions for using the new Map to Healthy Living (M2HL) Update Portal. The full training is available for viewing as well as chapters focusing on registration, editing agency information, adding/modifying/removing program locations, editing agency locations, and accessing help/support information.
At this webinar (recorded live on 10/18/17), you will learn the building blocks of SNAP-Ed programming, SNAP-Ed guidance, and program monitoring. This training is required for organizations new to SNAP-Ed in FY 2018 and new lead program and finance staff at other organizations. The full webinar is available for viewing as well as chapters focusing on specific sections of the webinar. The Other Key Info chapter includes: Collaboration & Duplication, Civil Rights Training, Required Statements, Record Retention, and Monitoring.
If you are required to participate in this training and did not attend the live webinar, you need to watch “SNAP-Ed 101 FY18 – All” or each of the individual chapters. and submit the Confirmation of Completion form to your MFF SNAP-Ed Project Manager upon completion.
The presentation slides are also available.
Topic Tastings are short (less than 15 minute) trainings on a variety of topics. The topics listed here were covered at SNAP-Ed University in August 2017 and may be appropriate for other SNAP-Ed staff. Revisit this page periodically as additional topics will be added throughout the year.
Michigan Fitness Foundation SNAP-Ed trainings welcome participants from MFF Partners, projects, and others who work in SNAP-Ed. If you require a reasonable accommodation to participate in training (in-person, online, etc.), please contact Mary Moomaw at (517) 908-3846 or email@example.com.