Outreach and Partnership Staff
As part of the Agency's commitment to support the efforts of the operators of small and very small plants to enhance their food safety systems, this division engages in cross-cutting outreach activities, effectively leverages resources, and unifies Agency strategies, methods, and delivery of outreach to small and very small plants. It provides technical expertise, information, and advice to small and very small plant owners and operators on the interpretation, application, implementation and enforcement of regulations, policies and systems.
This division also promotes State participation in achieving national food safety, food security and other consumer protection goals by planning, organizing, coordinating and supporting FSIS cooperative activities with State agencies with primary responsibility for State meat, poultry and egg product public health assurance inspection programs.
Center for Learning
The Center for Learning provides leadership in implementing training and development policies by assessing, planning, developing, and conducting various technical and non-technical programs, activities, and resources for the Agency's workforce.
The Organization and Employee Development Branch, the Distance Learning Branch, and the Training Operations Branch are all part of the Center for Learning.