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Alex Newman
ProStart Coordinator

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Teacher Resources

Curious about ProStart? Wondering how to start it at your school? Email ProStart Coordinator Alex Newman at anewman@wirestaurant.org for more information!

ProStart Teacher’s Handbook
Created by current ProStart teachers and the ProStart Coordinator, the Wisconsin ProStart Teacher’s Handbook covers many aspects of the ProStart program, from implementation to SLOs, recipes, sample syllabi, and so much more. Available as a hard copy or a pdf, contact ProStart Coordinator Alex Newman at anewman@wirestaurant.org if you would like a copy.

Professional Development

Each summer we offer a Teacher Training for ProStart educators and those interested in the program in Wisconsin. This one-day workshop offers presentations, demonstrations, resource sharing, the opportunity to network with fellow ProStart instructors, and much more!

The 2018 Teacher Training will be held August 6 at Northcentral Technical College as a pre-session for the WFCE Annual Conference. For more information and to register, click here.

ProStart® Teacher Training
Monday, August 6, 2018

Northcentral Technical College
1000 W. Campus Drive
Wausau, WI 54401

Deadline to Register: Friday, July 27

The Wisconsin ProStart Summer Teacher Training will be held as a pre-session for the Wisconsin Family & Consumer Educators (WFCE) Annual Conference (http://wfce.org/annual-conference/

General Schedule
Registration & Breakfast: 8:00 – 9:00 am
Teacher Training: 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Lunch: 12:00 pm

If special dietary restrictions will need accommodation, please contact Alex Newman at anewman@wirestaurant.org before Friday, July 27 with your request.

Lodging Rates: August 5 – 7th
Grand Lodge & Waterpark
Wausau, WI

Single Occupancy – $82
Double Occupancy – $100

For reservations call – 1-800- 659-2220.
Reference Block ID : 3856459 for conference rates.
Conference block ends on July 12, 2018.
Proof of tax-exempt status at check-in is required

ProStart Teacher Training is sponsored by:
Society Insurance
Wisconsin Beef Council
Culver's Foundation

The National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation offers week-long Summer Institutes at post-secondary institutions throughout the country. There are four levels of trainings, during which participants:

  • Earn restaurant/foodservice educator certification
  • Learn from faculty composed of nationally recognized content experts
  • Network among peers
  • Tour restaurant and foodservice facilities
  • Receive classroom materials

More information, including dates, locations, and scholarship information, can be found at www.chooserestaurants.org.

WRA EF logoProStart® is a registered trademark of the National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation and is used under license by National Restaurant Association Solutions, LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of the National Restaurant Association. Visit the national ProStart® site at www.chooserestaurants.org. ProStart® is supported by the Wisconsin Restaurant Association Education Foundation.

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