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April 10-14, 2023

San Diego, California

CACFP · Afterschool Meals · Summer Food

Friday Sessions

Staying through Friday? Don't miss these sessions! If you're looking for opportunities to earn more Continuing Education Units, be sure to check out our Postconference Academy options.


8:00 am - 9:00 am | Rising Leaders Coffee Hour
You’re ambitious and passionate about the CACFP. Join us for a cup of coffee while we talk about how you can get more involved in the association and become a leader in your program.


8:00 am - 12:00 pm | State Agency Afterschool & Summer Meals Symposium Sponsored by No Kid Hungry *by invitation only
This interactive symposium for state agency staff will be an opportunity for networking, peer-to-peer learning, and engagement between states and across USDA FNS regions. No Kid Hungry staff will facilitate small and large group discussions around important issues like streamlining and coordinating the Summer Food Service Program and the Child and Adult Care Food Program At-Risk Afterschool Meals; strategies to improve program integrity; tactics for enhanced outreach; and opportunities for program expansion. We look forward to a dynamic and productive session!


9:15 am - 10:15 am | CACFP Creditable Resources
Learn about nutrition education resources which are available free-of-charge, including the guides for Identifying Whole Grain-Rich, determining sugar content in cereals and yogurt, and which milk to serve in the CACFP. Create your own toolkit of meal pattern materials and nutrition education flyers for use in your program and to share with your community.


10:30 am - 11:30 am | More About CACFP: Ask Us Anything!
Don’t go home with unanswered questions. Get the information you need from our experienced panel and make sure you take home knowledge to impact your program.


11:45 am - 12:30 pm | CACFP Professional Certification Program Overview
Interested in learning more about how to earn the CACFP Management Professional or the CACFP Child Nutrition Professional designation? Join NCA board members to hear why the program was started, what the qualifications are and next steps to getting the certification complete.

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