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2021 National Child Nutrition Conference

Thursday, April 22

COVID Challenges & Opportunities in the CACFP

2:50 pm - 3:50 pm Eastern | 1:50 pm - 2:50 pm Central | 12:50 pm - 1:50 pm Mountain | 11:50 am - 12:50 pm Pacific

Learn about the impact of COVID on CACFP providers, sponsors, and state agencies as told through the results of a nationwide survey. Hear about the challenges and training needs for operators, get insights from state directors about challenges of administering CACFP during COVID, and learn about strategies that states and the federal government can take to better support families with young children to avoid food insecurity, including CACFP-specific infrastructure and support.

Presented by

Katherine Bauer

Katherine Bauer, PhD, MS

Assistant Professor, Univeristy of Michigan

Jamie Chriqui

Jamie Chriqui, PhD, MHS

Professor, University of Illinois at Chicago

Alison Tovar

Alison Tovar, PhD, MPH

Associate Professor, University of Rhode Island

Dipti Dev

Dipti Dev, PhD

Associate Professor, University of Nebraska-Lincoln