Sessions Tagged With 'healthy food choices in schools'

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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...

Make the "Best of Fresh" with Farm to School

Wednesday, May 27, 2015 at 3:00 pm EDT - Presented by Carol Chong

Presented by Carol Chong, National Nutrition Advisor, Alliance for a Healthier Generation Healthy Schools Program and Christina Conell, Program Analyst USDAAlmost anything can be purchased locally in different parts of the country. Local purchasing is not just about fresh...

Get Smart with the Alliance’s Food & Beverage Resources!

Wednesday, April 29, 2015 at 1:00 pm EDT - Presented by Jill Turley

Presented by Jill Turley, MS, RD/LD, SNS National Nutrition Advisor and Stephanie Joyce, MS, RD, SNS National Nutrition Advisor of the Alliance for a Healthier GenerationHave you already begun to think about planning your school nutrition program for next school year? How...

Getting Your Wellness Policy Ahead of the Curve

Wednesday, March 11, 2015 at 3:00 pm EDT

When was the last time you looked at your school district’s local wellness policy? How about the last time you assessed how it compares to best practices recommended for local wellness policies? During this webinar Stephanie Joyce, MS, RD, LD, SNS National Nutrition Advisor-...

Building a Public Health Partnership to Assist with your School Nutrition Program

Thursday, February 19, 2015 at 3:00 pm EST - Presented by Marietta Orlowski

Expand your team! Find others in your community interested in health and nutrition. Every community has a local public health department with a health educator interested in health promotion programs. University public health programs also have students looking for...

Introducing the Smarter Lunchrooms Technical Assistance Providers' Handbook

Thursday, February 5, 2015 at 1:00 pm EST - Presented by Erin Sharp

To assist those working to make healthy changes to school food environments, the Cornell Center for Behavioral Economics in Child Nutrition Programs (BEN Center) has created the Smarter Lunchrooms Technical Assistance Providers' Handbook, a 120-page resource containing...

The Smarter Lunchrooms Scorecard App – LunchScore

Tuesday, January 20, 2015 at 2:00 pm EST - Presented by Kathryn Hoy

The Smarter Lunchrooms Scorecard is a quick and easy way to evaluate your lunchroom and help set goals for improvement…now it’s gotten easier with the app LunchScore! The app automates the scorecard process, allows you to take pictures to document your progress as well as...

Introducing the New Smarter Lunchrooms Scorecard for Assessing Lunchroom Successes

Wednesday, December 10, 2014 at 2:00 pm EST - Presented by Kathryn Hoy

The Smarter Lunchrooms Movement has created a quick and easy tool to help you become a lunchroom hero! The Smarter Lunchrooms Self-Assessment Scorecard takes about 10 minutes to fill out and helps point you in the direction of change while highlighting all of the great work...

Maximizing Marketing Potential for School Meal Programs

Thursday, November 6, 2014 at 2:00 pm EST - Presented by Carol Chong, Adam Brumberg

In this webinar, Carol Chong of the Alliance for a Healthier Generation and Adam Brumberg of the Smarter Lunchrooms Movement will discuss how nutrition, integrity and regulations of school meal programs can ensure quality and help control cost. They will present opportunities...

Stuck on Fruits and Veggies: Putting Classroom Nutrition Lessons Into Practice

Wednesday, October 1, 2014 at 3:00 pm EDT - Presented by Ginny Hinton

Teaching students about nutritious foods doesn't mean they're going to try those foods. Current research indicates that effective intervention strategies should involve multiple components for behavior change. School-based contests like the Fruit and Veggie Challenge reinforce...