SSA Training Metrics (August 1, 2016 – August 31, 2020)

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

1. Training Summary

Table 1. SSA 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 Part 2 – in-person

5

Sprout Grower Training Blended Course Part 2 – Virtual

2

Sprout Growers Trained

Sprout Operations

104

Individual Sprout Growers Trained

158

Regulators Trained

Federal Regulators Trained

61

State Regulators Trained

101

International Regulators Trained

1

Sprout Retailer Trained

Supermarket Chain 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

  

  

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

14

27

CO

1

1

FL

9

13

GA

6

8

HI

4

5

IA

1

1

IL

9

15

KS

1

1

KY

1

1

LA

1

1

MA

6

13

MD

5

5

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

104

158

3. Regulators Training

* Some federal regulators with a working address associated with a particular state, other than DC area. 

Table 3. List of SSA-trained regulators 

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

State

State Regulators

FDA Regulators*

International Regulators

AZ

4

 

 

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

3

1

 

PA

3

2

 

SC

 

1

 

TX

8

3

 

UT

4

 

 

VA

6

 

 

WA

6

2

 

WV

4

 

 

Canada

 

 

1

Total

101

61

1

 

4. SSA Lead Instructor Training

 

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

State/Country

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

1

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

2

1

Korean

1

1

Italy

2

2

Spain

1

1

Mexico

2

2

Total

41

34

 The 34 approved SSA LIs (including the 6 international LIs) are:

Educators

11

State government officials

8

Consultants

5

Sprout grower

5

International consultants

5