SMARTTs Foundation Skills were based on a comprehensive, district-wide needs assessment of all school nutrition personnel in selected districts. The MassTERI research and education team worked with district site committees to shape and sustain professional development activities that would respond to basic education and occupational needs.
The Foundation Skills
- provided adult basic education workshops in the areas of English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) and Introduction to Computers
- addressed needs and interests in the area of workforce development regarding/for Communication and Leadership as well as Measurements and Conversion Practicum (Numeracy)