WIC Coordinator Training

Target Audience This course is specifically designed for new state and local agency staff working in a management capacity within the WIC program, especially registered nurses, dietitians and social workers.
Course Length 1 day
Class Times 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
Description To enable the learner to function as an Illinois WIC Program Coordinator in order to provide required services to participants. The course includes: development of WIC clinic schedules, WIC budgets, caseload management, vendor management, reports, outreach, and other management functions. This course consists of one face-to-face day and approximately 2 hours to complete the web based curriculum.
Performance Objectives Upon completion of the course, participants will be able to:Discuss the administrative duties of the WIC Coordinator, Discuss the food delivery system, Describe the certification standards, Describe the nutritional education responsibilities of a WIC Coordinator, Identify the components of the WIC Program Quality Review (WIC Management Evaluation/Quality Assurance) tool, Identify federal and state WIC program requirements for Administration, Food Delivery Systems and Certification Standards, Identify Federal and state WIC program requirements for Nutrition Education and Supplemental Foods, Describe how to utilize WIC Reports for caseload management, nutrition education, breastfeeding rates and quality assurance, Describe the WIC Coordinator responsibilities for the program services provided at the local agency level.
Special Instructions After registering, the web modules may be viewed at any time but must be completed at least 1 week before attending the face-to-face portion of the curriculum. If you have questions after viewing the web modules, please email those questions to your Regional Nutritionist Consultant prior to the face-to-face- training. The one day face-to-face portion of the training will be conducted at the regional level by the WIC Regional Nutritionist Consultants. Please contact your Regional Nutritionist Consultant for specific information on location and time of training as well as the materials list.
  • Region 1: 11/15/2017: IDHS Office, 401 S. Clinton, Chicago, IL. 60607: Parking lots available as well as metered street parking. Public transportation is available using the Blue line exiting at the Clinton stop.
  • Region 2:
  • Region 3: 05/19/2017: Knox County Health Department, 1361 West Fremont Street, Galesburg, IL 61401
  • Region 4:
  • Region 5: 03/08/2017: Mt. Vernon Visitor's Center, 200 Potomac Blvd, Mt. Vernon, IL 62864
Course Code PT - WIC
Attendance 7
Clock Hours (Social Workers)
Contact Hours RNs - 7
Registered Dietitian 7
Trainer(s) Melissa Banz, MS, RD, LDN, CLC; Ginny Belt, BS, RD, LDN, CLC; Stephanie Bess, MS, RD, LDN; Lisa Cunningham, MS, RD, LDN, CLC; Sarah Deig, RD, LDN, CLC; Bindi Desai Lessing, MPH, RD, LDN; Jennifer Nance, MS, RDN,LDN, CLS; LaShon Reese, MEd, RD, LDN; Shirley Smith, MS, RD, LDN, CLE


To register, please choose a date:

Dates Location
3/8/2017 Meeting/Conference
5/19/2017 Meeting/Conference
6/8/2017 Meeting/Conference
11/15/2017 Meeting/Conference

Additional classes scheduled by local agency request.