SSA Training Metrics (August 1, 2016 – October 31, 2019)

Training Summary | Sprout Grower Training | Regulator Training | SSA Lead Instructor Training

1. Training Summary

Courses Held

Sprout Grower Training and Lead Instructor Combo Course

2

Lead Instructor Course

2

Sprout Grower 2-day Training Course

11

Sprout Grower 2-day Training Course in Spanish

1

Sprout Grower and Lead Instructor Training Combo Blended Course

2

Sprout Grower Training Blended Course

5

Sprout Growers Trained 

Sprout Operations

99

Individual Sprout Growers Trained

147

Regulators Trained

Federal Regulators Trained

61

State Regulators Trained

95

International Regulators Trained

1

Sprout Retailers Trained

Supermarket Chains Food Safety Manager Trained

3

SSA Lead Instructors Trained

SSA Lead Instructor Candidates Trained

40

SSA Lead Instructors Approved

28

International SSA Lead Instructors Approved

5

2. Sprout Grower Training

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Summary o fSprout Grower Training

Note: “Sprout Growers” on this map means “Sprout operations,” but not individuals.

Table 1. List of SSA-trained sprout growers

State

Number of Sprout Operation

Individual Trained

AZ

1

1

CA

13

25

CO

1

1

FL

9

11

GA

6

8

HI

3

4

IA

1

1

IL

9

13

KY

1

1

MA

6

12

MD

4

4

MI

3

3

MN

2

3

NC

3

4

NE

1

1

NJ

3

4

NV

1

3

NY

5

8

OH

3

3

OK

2

5

PA

1

1

SC

1

2

TN

2

8

TX

4

6

UT

4

4

VA

4

4

WI

1

1

Canada

2

3

Mexico

2

2

India

1

1

Total

99

147

3. Regulators Training

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Table 3. List of SSA-trained regulators

State

State Regulators

Federal Regulators*

International Regulators

AZ

1

CA

4

8

CT

3

CO

2

1

FL

2

2

GA

10

1

HI

1

IA

1

ID

6

IL

2

5

IN

1

KS

2

KY

2

MA

2

2

MD

10

23

MI

5

1

MN

3

3

NC

2

NM

2

NY

1

OH

3

2

OK

3

OR

1

PA

3

2

SC

1

TX

8

3

UT

4

VA

6

WA

6

2

WV

4

Canada

1

Total

95

61

1

*Note: Federal regulators with a working address associated with a particular state.

4. SSA Lead Instructor Training

Table 4. List of SSA-trained and approved Lead Instructors

State

LI candidates and Extension Specialists Trained

Total LI Approved

AR

1

0

CA

5

5

CO

3

1

FL

2

2

GA

1

1

KS

1

0

KY

1

1

IL

4

4

IN

1

1

MI

1

1

MO

1

0

NM

1

1

NV

3

2

NY

1

1

OH

1

1

TN

1

1

TX

2

2

VA

1

1

VT

1

1

WA

1

0

WV

1

1

Korea

1

1

Italy

2

2

Spain

1

1

Mexico

2

2

Total

40

33

The 33 approved SSA LIs (including the 4 international LIs) are:

Educators

10

State government officials

7

Consultants

5

Sprout grower/Seed suppliers

4

International consultants

7