Sessions Tagged With 'healthy food choices in schools'

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The Smarter Lunchrooms Self-Assessment Scorecard Site Visit Protocol

Wednesday, August 31, 2016 at 2:00 pm EDT - Presented by Erin Sharp

In this webinar Erin Sharp, MS, MAT, Curriculum Designer for the Cornell Center for Behavioral Economics in Child Nutrition Programs, will overview best practices for using the Smarter Lunchrooms Self-Assessment Scorecard to identify areas of strength and opportunities for...

Introducing the Smarter Lunchrooms No Time to Train USDA Professional Standards Supplement

Wednesday, July 6, 2016 at 2:00 pm EDT - Presented by Erin Sharp

In this webinar Erin Sharp, MS, MAT, Cornell Center for Behavioral Economics in Child Nutrition Programs' (B.E.N.) curriculum designer, shares the new USDA Professional Standards Supplement for the Smarter Lunchrooms No Time to Train workshops. The supplement aligns the...

10 Things You Don't Know About School Food

Monday, June 13, 2016 at 2:00 pm EDT - Presented by Adam Brumberg, Kathy Burrill

Think you know everything there is to know about your school's lunch program? Join us on June 13th you to test your knowledge. We will address and explore 10 common misconceptions about school lunch from topics on nutrition to where the money comes from. Join us for this...

The Name Game: Sending the Right Message

Monday, May 9, 2016 at 2:00 pm EDT - Presented by David Just

Why do restaurants use appealing descriptive adjectives like “succulent” or “fresh” on their menus? Because it makes dishes sound more appealing and can even make us enjoy our meal more! This very same low- cost technique can also be used to make healthy foods in school meals...

CATCH – Linking Nutrition Education from Classroom to Lunchroom and Promoting Healthy Habits

Wednesday, April 13, 2016 at 3:00 pm EDT

Carol Caldara, MCHES, will introduce CATCH, an evidence based Coordinated Approach to Child Health program that builds healthy eating and physical activity habits for preschool to 8th grade students and improves school culture of health. Through it’s collaborative approach...

Text2BHealthy: Engaging Parents in School Nutrition through the Use of Text Messaging

Tuesday, March 22, 2016 at 1:00 pm EDT - Presented by Laryessa Worthington

Learn how one SNAP-Ed program has incorporated text messaging to extend their reach to encourage increased fruit and vegetable consumption and how to adapt their program to encourage healthier food choices in schools. Presented by: Laryessa Worthington, MS RD LDN -- Eat ...

Right Partner, Right Place, Right Time: Exploring New Avenues to Create Partnerships

Wednesday, February 17, 2016 at 2:00 pm EST - Presented by Elizabeth Shephard, Vanessa Spero-Swingle

This webinar will provide innovative ways to think about partnering with school systems. Oftentimes it can be difficult to access and find the best avenues in working with schools in order to reach the students. This webinar will showcase a successful new partnership...

Introducing the Smarter Lunchrooms Complete Training Program

Wednesday, January 27, 2016 at 2:00 pm EST - Presented by Erin Sharp

In this webinar Erin Sharp,MS, MAT, Cornell B.E.N. Center Curriculum Designer, will introduce the new Smarter Lunchrooms Complete Training Program (CTP). CTP is a professional development resource for Smarter Lunchrooms Technical Assistance Providers (TAPs), especially those...

Sight & Mind: Promoting Healthy Foods in School Cafeterias

Wednesday, December 9, 2015 at 2:00 pm EST - Presented by David Just

When in a hurry, convenience and visibility is king. Kids and adults alike tend not to consider what they want for lunch until entering a cafeteria or restaurant. This means it is often what is most visible or the easiest to reach that is selected. Professor David Just, PhD of...

Hands On: Real World Lessons in Food Safety for Middle School Students in School and 4-H

Wednesday, November 11, 2015 at 2:00 pm EST - Presented by Janie Burney

"Hands On" teaches middle school students key food safety concepts while meeting Common Core Standards in Math and Language Arts and state mandated curriculum standards in science and social studies. Using highly effective research-based lesson plans, student labs,...

Using Smarter Lunchrooms' No Time to Train: A Year of 10-Minute Workshops for Lunchroom Staff

Wednesday, October 14, 2015 at 2:00 pm EDT - Presented by Erin Sharp

Erin Sharp, MS, MAT, the Cornell B.E.N. Center's curriculum designer, will introduce the book No Time to Train, A Year of 10-Minute Workshops for Lunchroom Staff. First unveiled at the Smarter Lunchrooms Symposium in May 2015, this valuable resource has been quickly adopted...

School Cafeteria Tray Waste and Potential Solutions

Tuesday, September 15, 2015 at 1:00 pm EDT - Presented by Drew Hanks

Using tray-waste records from various school districts across the US, Drew Hanks, PhD, Ohio State University will discuss tray waste after the new regulations for school lunch were implemented in Fall 2012. He will show how tray waste in this post-2012 era has changed, and...

How School Meals Nourish Brains and Bodies

Thursday, August 20, 2015 at 2:00 pm EDT - Presented by Carol Chong, Annette Marchbanks

In this webinar Carol Chong, MA, RDN, LDN, National Nutrition Advisor for the Alliance for a Healthier Generation and Annette C. Marchbanks, DTR, Assistant Director School Nutrition Services at Syracuse City School District, NY will discuss the relationship between nutrition...

Professional Standards in School Foodservice: How Smarter Lunchrooms Can Help

Wednesday, July 8, 2015 at 3:00 pm EDT - Presented by Kathryn Hoy

During this webinar, Kathryn Hoy, Manager of the Cornell Center for Behavioral Economics in Child Nutrition Programs, will introduce and briefly review the new Professional Standards for State and Local School Nutrition Programs Personnel as required by the Healthy ...

Hunger Free Students: Opportunities for Schools Beyond the Cafeteria

Thursday, June 18, 2015 at 3:00 pm EDT - Presented by Alisha Gaines

Good nutrition forms the foundation for children's well-being and academic achievement, impacting their future health and economic productivity. However, in the US, 15.8 million children live in homes experiencing food insecurity. Many of these children rely on National...