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Spanish-language Resources for Smarter Mealtimes in Spanish

Tuesday, June 26, 2018 at 2:00 pm EDT

Celia Kennedy, Administrative Program Specialist with the Washington Office of the Superintendent of Public Instruction (OSPI), will introduce the Smarter Mealtimes program for promoting healthy foods to young children in Early Childhood Education settings such as HeadStart,...

Spanish-language Resources for Smarter Mealtimes

Tuesday, May 22, 2018 at 2:00 pm EDT

Smarter Mealtimes developers Erin Sharp, MS, MAT (Curriculum designer, Smarter Lunchrooms Movement National Office) and Bianca Smith, MDA, RD (Program Specialist Nutritionist, Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction, Washington state) introduce the new suite of...

The Benefits of Monday Family Dinners – How Bringing "Kids Cook Monday" to your School/Community may Lead to Healthier Outcomes

Monday, April 23, 2018 at 2:00 pm EDT

Presented by:Nara Sandberg, Marketing & Partnerships Coordinator, The Monday Campaigns/The Kids Cook MondayCherry Dumaual, PR & Partnerships Director, The Monday Campaigns/The Kids Cook MondayThrough this webinar we will explain The Kids Cook Monday initiative and why...

Let's Eat! A Guide to Engaging Students in Smarter Lunchrooms

Friday, April 13, 2018 at 2:00 pm EDT

Let’s Eat! Engaging Students in Smarter Lunchrooms is a guide to involving middle and high school students in making their own decisions towards healthful eating, learning to try new foods, and decreasing food waste in school cafeterias. This webinar will discuss WHY the...

Project BreakFAST: Increasing School Breakfast Participation by High School Students

Tuesday, March 27, 2018 at 2:00 pm EDT - Presented by Mary Schroeder

Breakfast is often considered the most important meal of the day but many teenagers skip it. In this webinar you will learn about the evidenced-based Project breakFAST: Fueling Academics & Strengthening Teens. This research project was a four-year study to test ways to...

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...

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

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...