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Smarter Breakfasts Boost Brain Power

Wednesday, February 5, 2020 at 2:00 pm EST

Is your school breakfast program providing the best, brain-boosting energy for students? From planning a nutrient-rich menu to enhancing the accessibility and convenience of your meals, this webinar will provide tips to enhance your program, increase student participation, and...

Mindful Eating: How to Encourage Youth to Think Before They Eat

Tuesday, January 28, 2020 at 2:00 pm EST

Youth oftentimes eat to just eat, a practice called "mindless eating." However, mindFUL eating is an important component for maintaining health. Join Dr. Mara Vitolins of the Wake Forest School of Medicine, Dr. Michelle Krehbiel of University of Nebraska- Lincoln...

Budget-Friendly Marketing Techniques to Boost Breakfast & Lunch Participation

Tuesday, January 14, 2020 at 2:00 pm EST

Promoting meals and target items can increase participation in school meals, but many districts don’t have the financial means to spend a lot on marketing. In this webinar, Dana Boler, the previous School Nutrition Director at Jackson County Central Schools in Jackson, MN,...

Social-Emotional Learning in Schools

Thursday, December 5, 2019 at 2:00 pm EST

Across the US, we are experiencing a youth mental health crisis. With more young people experiencing hopelessness, anxiety, and depression, and a drastic shortage of mental health providers, many teachers are increasingly becoming beacons of hope for their students. Through...

Cooking with Kids: Building Lifelong Culinary Literacy

Thursday, November 14, 2019 at 2:00 pm EST

Research shows by teaching kids to cook they shop differently, fill their plates differently, and consider their impact on the environment differently. However, for various reasons, children are often absent when the family meal is being prepared. One way to “get kids back in...

Developing and Piloting an Inclusive Health Curriculum for Individuals with Disabilities

Tuesday, August 27, 2019 at 2:00 pm EDT

This webinar will be presented by Chelsey L. Slattery, Nutrition, Family and Consumer Sciences Advisor with the University of California Agriculture and Natural Resources and Jennifer Swanstrom, Community Education Specialist with the CalFresh Healthy Living, UC Program. ...

A Pediatrician's Perspective of School Body Mass Index (BMI) Report Cards

Wednesday, July 17, 2019 at 2:00 pm EDT

Join Mara Vitolins, Professor and Interim Chair of Epidemiology and Prevention at the Wake Forest School of Medicine, and Joseph Arnold Skelton, MD, MS, Associate Professor of Pediatrics at the Wake Forest School of Medicine and Director of the Brenner FIT Program, as they...

Smarter Lunchrooms Strategies for Your Home: Meals and Snacks

Thursday, June 20, 2019 at 2:00 pm EDT - Presented by Erin Sharp, Adam Brumberg

Join Adam Brumberg and Erin Sharp, Deputy Director and Curriculum Designer of the Smarter Lunchrooms Movement National Office, as they share easy, inexpensive behavioral economics strategies to use in your home. In the summer, many kids spend more time at home since school is...

How to Bring the DeStress Monday Program to Schools & Communities to Improve Mindful, Healthy Behavior

Thursday, May 23, 2019 at 1:00 pm EDT

Join Ron Hernandez, Managing Director of The Monday Campaigns, to learn about the DeStress Monday program and how its practices and creative materials feature mindfulness, deep breathing, positivity, and physical activities that can reduce stress. He’ll describe a case study...

Best Practices for Completing a Smarter Lunchrooms Scorecard Assessment

Tuesday, May 7, 2019 at 2:00 pm EDT

Join Patty Hammond, Senior Nutritionist at the Cornell Cooperative Extension of Erie County’s SNAP-Ed/Eat Smart New York: Western New York Region program, as she shares strategies for completing Smarter Lunchrooms Scorecards in school cafeterias. Through this webinar,...

Spice Up Your Lunchroom with a Flavor Station

Wednesday, April 10, 2019 at 2:00 pm EDT - Presented by Erin Sharp

Join Erin Sharp, MS, MAT, Curriculum Designer for the Smarter Lunchrooms Movement National Office, to learn about flavor stations, a popular recent trend in school lunchrooms. Learn why flavor stations help boost sales of target food items and how to design one for a service...

Marketing & PR 101: How to Promote Your Organization or Program

Thursday, March 7, 2019 at 2:00 pm EST

Join Cherry Dumaual, PR & Partnerships Director of the Monday Campaigns, and her colleague Nara Sandberg, Marketing & Partnerships Associate of the Monday Campaigns, as they explain the basics of marketing and public relations (PR) and how these skills can help your...

Addressing the Barriers and Encouraging Families to Engage in School Wellness

Thursday, February 28, 2019 at 12:00 pm EST - Presented by Vanessa Spero, Elizabeth Shephard

Join Vanessa Spero, Elizabeth Shephard, and Angelika Keene of the University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences Extension as they share strategies for engaging families in wellness programs at schools. Participants will learn...- What family engagement...

Reflective Listening

Wednesday, February 20, 2019 at 2:00 pm EST - Presented by Erin Sharp

Join Erin Sharp, MS, MAT, Curriculum Designer for the Smarter Lunchrooms Movement National Office, to learn why reflective listening (aka active listening) is an essential strategy for establishing collaborative relationships with stakeholders. She will provide best practices...

Get Your Walk On! The Monday Mile and How to Get Your School/Community Moving

Tuesday, January 29, 2019 at 3:00 pm EST

Presenter: Cori Floyd, Program Associate, The Monday Campaigns/Move It MondayMove It Monday is an international non-profit initiative that promotes fun activities for all fitness levels and ages to be active and healthy. In this webinar, Cori Floyd will discuss research that...