Sessions Tagged With 'healthy food choices in schools'

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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...

Measuring the Long-Term Impact of Behavioral Interventions in School Cafeterias

Thursday, October 27, 2016 at 2:00 pm EDT - Presented by Drew Hanks

A growing body of research demonstrates how low or no-cost behavioral interventions in school cafeterias, including those championed by the Smarter Lunchrooms Movement, nudge students to select and eat healthier lunches. Researchers commonly implement these interventions over...

Right Sizing: Creating Appealing & Satisfying Portions in School Meals

Monday, October 3, 2016 at 12:00 pm EDT - Presented by David Just

David Just, PhD, Professor and Co-director for the Cornell Center for Behavioral Economics in Child Nutrition Programs at Cornell University will walk attendees through the visual factors that affect students’ level of satisfaction with portion size. He will discuss the...

A Walk-through of the Two Most Popular and Easy-to-Implement Smarter Lunchrooms “No Time to Train” Workshops for Lunchroom Staff

Thursday, September 22, 2016 at 2:00 pm EDT - Presented by Erin Sharp

This webinar starts with a brief overview of the Smarter Lunchrooms “No Time to Train” workshop series for lunchroom staff, followed by a walk-through of two of the most popular and easy-to-implement workshops: “Creating Catchy Food Names” and “Positive Communication Cues”....

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...