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2023 June Virtual Events

June 5, 2023

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Welcome to this month's exciting lineup of virtual events, brought to you by the National CACFP Sponsors Association!

Each month NCA strives to offer a range of topics providing valuable information and resources to assist you in learning and thriving in your nutrition programs.

Whether you're a seasoned CACFP professional or just getting started, these virtual events are an excellent opportunity to learn, grow, and connect with others who share your passion for providing healthy and nutritious meals to the communities you serve.

So, mark your calendars, grab your comfy chair and favorite beverage, and get ready to dive into this month's series of virtual events!

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Thursday, June 8 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm Eastern

No Kitchen? No Problem!

Not everyone in CACFP/SFSP has access to a full kitchen. Learn how to plan a menu with shelf-stable and fresh foods that require assembly only. Receive recipe ideas that are not only #CACFPCreditable but also may become favorites at your site!

Presented by: Isabel Ramos-Lebron, MS, RDN, LD; National CACFP Sponsors Association

Earn 1.0 CEU for attending this Zoom webinar. Can't make it to the live event? Watch this session on-demand through July 5th.

Wednesday, June 14 | 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm Eastern

USDA Listening Session: SFSP Rural, Non-Congregate Summer Meals

USDA wants to hear from you! The National CACFP Sponsors Association, in collaboration with USDA’s Food and Nutrition Service, invites you to participate in a webinar to provide feedback on successful implementation of non-congregate summer meal service in rural communities.

Presented by: USDA Food and Nutrition Service

Thursday, June 15 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm Eastern

Advocating for CACFP: How to Host Elected Officials

Showcasing your program is one of the most impactful ways to advocate for the CACFP. Invite your elected official to join you at your site to interact with and serve meals/snacks to the children or adults in your care. Learn how to host your elected official at your site, from the initial invite to the follow up after a successful site visit.

Presented by:

Alexia Thex, MEd; National CACFP Sponsors Association

McKenzie Brunner, MGPS; National CACFP Sponsors Association

Earn 0.5 CEUs for attending this Zoom webinar.

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Thursday, June 22 | 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm Eastern

Food Plating with a Purpose

Having challenges with children eating certain foods? The way we present nutritious foods to children is a powerful tool that encourages them to eat healthier meals and snacks. Why not make it a little fun? By introducing fun shapes and designs to a single plate or family style dish, children may be persuaded to try these new or challenging foods. Learn how you can easily construct enticing plates and receive recipe ideas to inspire new creations!

Presented by: Isabel Ramos-Lebron, MS, RDN, LD; National CACFP Sponsors Association

Earn 0.5 CEUs for attending this Zoom webinar.

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Wednesday, June 28 | 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm Eastern

Secrets to Success: How to be a Presenter at NCNC24

Would you like to learn how to showcase your expertise and share your professional experiences at the National Child Nutrition Conference? Join us to discover how to submit a winning workshop proposal! We'll share the requirements and guidelines for submitting your proposal, as well as our speaker agreement and expectations. Don't miss out on this opportunity to shine at the premier event in child nutrition!

Presented by: Lisa Mack; National CACFP Sponsors Association

Check back next month for even more virtual training opportunities!

Do you have a question or topic that you'd love to learn more about through one of our virtual trainings? Check-out The Learning Center for our extensive library of training opportunities or shoot us an email with your topic ideas to conference@cacfp.org.