DINE in Childcare

DINE in Childcare assists childcare directors and staff to improve the nutrition and physical activity environments of eligible childcare facilities.  Using nationally recognized tools, the DINE in Childcare Nutritionist assists childcare directors and staff to identify improvements they want to make and helps them reach their goals. This flexible program was created specifically to fit the busy schedules and needs of childcare facilities.  It involves a minimal time commitment. Nothing is mandatory. There are no inspections, tests, or rating scales… Just helpful advice from a friendly nutrition professional!

BENEFITS OF PARTICIPATION INCLUDE:

  • Parent workshops
  • Staff workshops
  • Workshops and activities for children
  • Great incentives
  • Earn up to 25 Contact Hour Credits (CHCs)
  • Bulletin Board Displays
  • Cooking Demonstrations
  • Taste Testing
  • Parent Handouts
  • Menu Review and Guidance
  • “Ask the Nutritionist” sessions
  • Fun Training sessions
  • Expert Advice
  • A nutritionist will come to your center or home and provide the services listed aboveat no cost to you!! 

Interested in more information or receiving any of these services, contact:

Meghan Brown, MS, RD, LDN
Nutrition Specialist
(919) 560-7578
mebrown@dconc.gov