Sessions Tagged With 'healthy food choices in schools'

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Hip Hop to Health: An Interactive Approach to Promoting Health in Preschool Aged Children

Wednesday, March 7, 2018 at 2:00 pm EST

Hip Hop to Health Jr. is an evidence-based program created by Marian Fitzgibbon, Dr. Melinda Stolley and revised by Dr. Angela Odoms-Young and Lara Blumstein. This program was funded by the USDA and its objective is to promote healthy eating habits and an increase in physical...

Establishing and Maintaining School Gardens

Tuesday, February 20, 2018 at 1:00 pm EST

School gardens have been spreading widely during the last few years and offer an amazing opportunity for outdoor educational experiences as well as indoor lessons and activities that compliment nearly any subject area. Beginning new school gardens can be a daunting task,...

Get the Most Out of eXtension Healthy Food Choices in Schools Resources

Wednesday, January 24, 2018 at 2:00 pm EST - Presented by Katherine Baildon

The Healthy Food Choices in Schools resource area at eXtension.org is a one-stop source for eating behavior insights, interventions and practical steps for food service providers, policy makers, health professionals and parents to promote healthy food choices in school food...

Incorporating Tray Waste Evaluation into Your Smarter Lunchroom

Wednesday, November 15, 2017 at 2:00 pm EST - Presented by Erin Sharp, Adam Brumberg

Join Adam Brumberg, Deputy Director of the Cornell Food and Brand Lab, and Erin Sharp, MS, MAT, Curriculum Designer for the Smarter Lunchrooms National Office, as they explain how to incorporate tray waste evaluation as a quantitative tool for measuring consumption of...

The 60 Strategies of the Smarter Lunchrooms Scorecard

Tuesday, October 17, 2017 at 2:00 pm EDT - Presented by Erin Sharp, Adam Brumberg

Join Adam Brumberg, Deputy Director of the Cornell Food and Brand Lab, and Erin Sharp, MS, MAT, Curriculum Designer for the Smarter Lunchrooms National Office, as they go strategy-by-strategy through the Smarter Lunchrooms Scorecard, the very popular tool for evaluating any...

Strategies for Youth Engagement in Nutrition Education & Promotion: 4-H SNAC

Wednesday, September 27, 2017 at 12:00 pm EDT - Presented by Shannon Klisch

Presenters: Katherine E. Soule, Ph.D., Faculty; Shannon Klisch, MPH, Nutrition Program Supervisor; Betsy Plascencia, Nutrition Educator; JaNessa Willis, Nutrition Educator, University of California Cooperative Extension’s Youth, Families, and Communities program in San Luis...

Using the Smarter Lunchrooms Online Scorecard Tracker

Monday, September 11, 2017 at 2:00 pm EDT - Presented by Erin Sharp, Katherine Baildon

The Smarter Lunchrooms Movement National Office has recently released a new online tool that allows users to fill out the Smarter Lunchrooms 60 Point Scorecard on any device. Users can easily enter and store information and images to track progress over time as well as...

Online Resources for Smarter Lunchrooms and Smarter Mealtimes at SmarterLunchrooms.org

Monday, August 28, 2017 at 2:00 pm EDT - Presented by Erin Sharp

Join Smarter Lunchrooms National Office curriculum designer Erin Sharp (M.S., M.A.T.) as she presents the exciting recent resources developed to support the strategies of the Smarter Lunchrooms Movement (K-12) and Smarter Mealtimes Movement (early childhood education), all...

2 Part Webinar: Smarter Mealtimes for Early Childhood Education Settings

Tuesday, July 18, 2017 at 2:00 pm EDT - Presented by Erin Sharp

Part I: Introducing the Smarter Mealtimes Scorecard for Early Childhood Education Settings The Smarter Lunchrooms Movement National Office is excited to introduce the Smarter Mealtimes Scorecard for early childhood settings. After working in school lunchrooms...

Starting from Scratch – Let’s Get Cooking School Meals

Wednesday, June 28, 2017 at 3:00 pm EDT

When progressing to a scratch production model in your school kitchens, making small but manageable changes is the name of the game. Join Shellie Kark, Chef Consultant with LiveWell Colorado’s School Food Initiative, for an informative webinar on getting started with...

The Creation and Evolution of the Smarter Lunchrooms Scorecard

Wednesday, May 10, 2017 at 2:00 pm EDT - Presented by David Just

The Smarter Lunchrooms Scorecard is comprised of 60 strategies for designing a school lunchroom environment that encourages selection and consumption of healthy foods. The Scorecard is based on years of behavioral science research conducted in schools and in other dining...

Process Evaluation Results of a Smarter Lunchrooms Study in New York State Middle Schools

Tuesday, April 4, 2017 at 2:00 pm EDT - Presented by Alisha Gaines

School food environments are a common target of childhood obesity prevention initiatives, though buy-in from school staff is an essential component of project success. The Smarter Lunchrooms randomized controlled trial (RCT) was initiated in 2013 to test the effectiveness...

Spice it up! Putting Together a Low-Sodium Flavor Station in the School Cafeteria

Tuesday, March 14, 2017 at 4:00 pm EDT - Presented by Shirley Vouris

This presentation is designed to provide attendees with practical, easy tips for putting together a low-sodium flavor station in the school cafeteria. Extension members, food service professionals, and other program leaders can play an important role in educating children...

Introducing the New and Improved 60 Point Smarter Lunchrooms Scorecard

Monday, February 27, 2017 at 1:00 pm EST - Presented by Heidi Kessler

In this webinar, Heidi Kessler, Executive Director of the Smarter Lunchrooms National Office at Cornell University will introduce the new and improved Smarter Lunchrooms Scorecard. The Smarter Lunchrooms Scorecard was originally released in 2013 and is used in thousands of...

Offer vs Serve in a Smarter Lunchroom

Thursday, January 26, 2017 at 3:00 pm EST - Presented by Kerri Link, Heidi Kessler

Can you implement the USDA's Offer vs Serve provision and be a Smarter Lunchroom? Absolutely! Tune in to this webinar to refresh your knowledge on Offer vs Serve and to hear answers to common questions regarding Offer vs Serve in a Smarter Lunchroom. This webinar is...