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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

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:

  1. Complete the read-along FY 2020 MFF SNAP-Ed Civil Rights Training (links to PDF in new window or right click to download), which is self-paced. Sites may choose to train as a group.
  2. After you have finished the training, head to the Civil Rights Training Completion page to fill out and submit the required form confirming your completion of this training.

Additional Resource: Civil Rights Compliance and Enforcement for Nutrition Programs and Activities 

EPEC K-5

Nutrition-Enhanced EPEC K-5

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.

RFA FY 2019

The training webinars listed below are intended for organizations participating in the FY 2019 RFA. Participation in select webinars is required depending on your organization’s program plan. Refer to individual webinar descriptions below to determine which may be required for you or your staff. After viewing all required webinar videos for your program, each participating staff member should submit the RFA Training Completion form.

Required for Capacity Building RFA Project Leads and Finance Leads who did not participate in the live webinar.  Note, the required portion of the orientation ends at 1 hour and 4 minutes.  After viewing all required videos, please submit the RFA Training Completion form.

Required for Project Leads and Finance Leads who did not participate in the live webinar. This webinar orients current SNAP-Ed Partner agencies participating in the FY 2019 RFA to establish the evidence base for select interventions to the processes, evaluation, and deliverables included in this contract as well as information about the different projects included in this cohort. After viewing all required videos, please submit the RFA Training Completion form.

Required for Project Leads and Nutrition Education staff delivering Fresh Conversations as part of the FY 2019 RFA who did not participate in the live webinar. This webinar orients current SNAP-Ed Partners participating in the FY 2019 RFA to enhance the evidence base for Fresh Conversations. Topics covered include an overview and history of the program, supplies and materials, strategies to implement the intervention with fidelity, and RFA-specific evaluation tools and the data collection process. After viewing all required videos, please submit the RFA Training Completion form.

Required for Project Leads and Nutrition Education staff delivering Healthy Schools, Healthy Communities as part of the FY 2019 RFA who did not participate in the live webinar. This webinar orients current SNAP-Ed Partners participating in the FY 2019 RFA to enhance the evidence base for Healthy Schools, Healthy Communities in community settings. Topics include an overview and history of the program, intervention materials, strategies to implement the intervention with fidelity, and RFA-specific evaluation tools and the data collection process. After viewing all required videos, please submit the RFA Training Completion form.

Required for Project Leads and Nutrition Education staff delivering Linking Lessons for people with cognitive disabilities as part of the FY 2019 RFA who did not participate in the live webinar. This webinar orients current SNAP-Ed Partners participating in the FY 2019 RFA to enhance the evidence base for Linking Lessons for people with cognitive disabilities. Topics include an overview and history of the program, intervention materials, strategies to implement the intervention with fidelity, and RFA-specific evaluation tools and the data collection process. After viewing all required videos, please submit the RFA Training Completion form.

Required for Project Leads and Nutrition Education staff delivering Linking Lessons in community settings as part of the FY 2019 RFA who did not participate in the live webinar. This webinar is an orientation for the current SNAP-Ed Partners participating in the FY 2019 RFA to enhance the evidence base for Linking Lessons in community settings. Topics include an overview and history of the program, intervention materials, strategies to implement the intervention with fidelity, and RFA-specific evaluation tools and the data collection process. After viewing all required videos, please submit the RFA Training Completion form.

SNAP-Ed 101

At this webinar (recorded live on 10/9/19), 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 2020 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.

If you are required to participate in this training and did not attend the live webinar:

  1. Watch “SNAP-Ed 101 FY20 – All” or each of the individual chapters.
  2. After you have finished, head to the SNAP-Ed 101 Training Completion page to fill out and submit the required form confirming your completion of this training.

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 us at (517) 347-7891 or training@michiganfitness.org.