Washington State University Extension is offering the ServSafe Manager Certification training for teachers, food service managers, culinary instructors, students and other individuals who have responsibility for teaching, learning or implementing best practices in food safety and food preparation.
Food safety training is a commitment, a mindset and a smart business practice for everyone involved in food preparation or food service operations. Trained people in the food business support safe food handling practice.
- Date: Sunday, October 21, 2018
- Location: Washington Annual FCS Conference
- Great Wolf Lodge – Centralia, WA
- Time: 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. (includes testing)
ServSafe is a nationally recognized, comprehensive food safety training and certification program for anyone involved in food preparation or the food service industry. The training includes the latest updates in food safety and best practices used in the industry to implement critical food safety procedures. It is the highest standard in food safety training and certification to keep food safe and protect the public from foodborne illness. In addition to learning about preventive measures to keep food safe, the course also includes crisis management and handling emergency situations. ServSafe training is an opportunity to obtain nationally accredited food safety certification from the National Restaurant Association.
The cost for this course is $130 and includes the textbook and test. Each participant needs his/her own textbook. Pre-study is highly recommended. Upon receipt of registration money, the textbook will be mailed to you. Successful completion of the course includes a ServSafe certificate for 5 years.
Please fill out the registration form below and mail to WSU Extension with your payment. Registration should be received by October 1 to assure a textbook and ample study time. Class size is limited to 25 people.
If you have any questions about the class, please contact Margaret at 509.745.8531 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Make Plans to Celebrate on Feb. 13!
You are invited to participate in the second annual National Family & Consumer Sciences (FCS) Educator Day on Tuesday, Feb. 13! The purpose of this Day is to promote FCS Education careers and to recognize and show appreciation for FCS educators and the difference they make in the lives of individuals, families, and communities.
Here is one way you can promote and celebrate National FCS Educator Day:
1. Use the Educator Day Graphic on materials you create.
Include #FCSedDay on all your related social media posts!
YOUTH MENTAL HEALTH FIRST AID TRAINING
When: Sunday October 23, 2016, 8 AM – 5 PM
Where: Great Wolf Lodge, Centralia
Fee: FREE for attendees at Washington FCS Conference Attendees
Youth Mental Health First Aid is designed to teach parents, family members, caregivers, teachers, school staff, peers, neighbors, health and human services workers, and other caring citizens how to help an adolescent (age 12-18) who is experiencing a mental health or addictions challenge or is in crisis. Youth Mental Health First Aid is primarily designed for adults who regularly interact with young people. The course introduces common mental health challenges for youth, reviews typical adolescent development, and teaches a 5-step action plan for how to help young people in both crisis and non-crisis situations. Topics covered include anxiety, depression, substance use, disorders in which psychosis may occur, disruptive behavior disorders (including AD/HD), and eating disorders.
There is a job opening at Grandview High School! See below for more information.
Conference Rates – No charge for preconference sessions to registered attendees, except ServSafe.
AAFCS/WA-FACSE Members $325.00 Non-Member $450.00
Student Member $100.00 Student non-member $150.00
Retired member $150.00 Retired Non-members$200.00
*Includes all sessions, events, 2 lunches, 2 breakfasts and 1 no-host social with hearty appetizers
Dinner Social Only $45.00 Opening Luncheon ONLY $30.00
Closing Luncheon ONLY $30.00 Breakfast ONLY $25.00
Early Bird accepted until September 23, 2016. After that date $50 will be added to above registration prices. Online registration will close October 7, two weeks before the conference begins.
For information about lodging at the Great Wolf Lodge see the flyer below!
Master Financial Educators Conference Version 3.0!
The Financial Education Public Private Partnership would like to invite you to attend the 2015 Master Financial Educators Conference.
When: August 17th and 18th, 2016
Where: Embassy Suites (its off I-90), Bellevue, WA
Time: 9:00 to 3:00 daily
Topics include (but are not limited to) teaching personal finance to diverse populations, entrepreneurship, new payments methods, student loans, and a sneak preview of Washington’s new personal finance standards! You can see our tentative agenda at: https://cbe.wwu.edu/sites/cbe.wwu.edu/files/Economics/Draft%20Agenda%20August%202016.pdf
All Accepted participants will receive:
- Hotel accommodations (for those who live more than 50 miles away). Breakfast and an evening reception is included with your room. We do not ask you to share a room, but if you want to, please let us know.
- Morning snack and lunch both days
- Complimentary clock hours
- Mileage? (We are working to obtain funds for us to be able to reimburse you for your mileage, but we cannot guarantee it at this time).