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2023 NCNC Single Line 37th Left White with Drop Shadow

April 10-14, 2023

San Diego, California

CACFP · Afterschool Meals · Summer Food

Shop Talks

Throughout the conference, join these small group conversations to share stories, learn from each other and connect with professionals who are facing the same challenges and opportunities you encounter.

Bento Box Meals for Children in the Summer Food Service Program
Bento boxes are a great addition to your traditional lunch or field trip service. Come share your ideas for incorporating meal components focusing on nutrition, variety and visual appeal.

Michelle Baldwin, FLIPANY

 

Coaching Techniques for the Family Child Care Home Monitors
Share successful coaching techniques that have set your providers up for success and helped you complete a successful review. ~ CEU Specialty 3

Brittany Uribe, National CACFP Sponsors Association

 

Farm to CACFP
CACFP is leading the way in fresh foods for our programs at CDSS. Come share ideas of how to expand Farm to CACFP in California. ~ CEU Specialty 1 

California Department of Social Services

 

Financial Backups for Fiscal Audits
Are your backup expense files organized and ready to go? Share tips that make audits and reviews successful. ~ CEU Specialty 5

Alix Pasillas, CMP, CCNP, Food for Kids

 

Food Banks in the CACFP
Are you currently working in CACFP at a food bank? Let’s share how menu planning can look different. ~ CEU Specialty 2

Isabel Ramos-Lebron, MS, RDN, LD, National CACFP Sponsors Association

 

Fundraising Brainstorm
Need new fundraising ideas? Have ideas to share? Join us for an exchange on great ways to bring in money. ~ CEU Specialty 6

Alexia Thex, MEd, National CACFP Sponsors Association

Great Launch: Tips for Implementing Nutrition Programs at Charter Schools
Discuss ways to overcome the hurdles of starting a School Nutrition Program in a charter school. ~ CEU Specialty 4

Arnisha Jordan, Legacy Prep Charter School

 

Managing Remote Teams
Working from home is now a thing. Let’s share ideas on how to manage teams that work remotely to ensure collaboration and community also continue.  ~ CEU Specialty 6

Lisa Mack, National CACFP Sponsors Association

 

Meaningful Networking
Let’s discuss how to come together in-person for a meaningful conference experience. Share your ideas for successful networking. ~ CEU Specialty 6

Melissa Wilder, MPH, RD, LD, National CACFP Sponsors Association

Nutrition Calendar Training Program
Swap stories about how to take advantage of all the elements that make up this highly-acclaimed program. ~ CEU Specialty 3

Jennifer Basey, MEd, National CACFP Sponsors Association

 

Nutrition Needs in Tribal Nations
Are you currently working in CACFP in a Tribal Nation? Let’s share how menu planning can look different. ~ CEU Specialty 2

Isabel Ramos-Lebron, MS, RDN, LD, National CACFP Sponsors Association

 

Procurement Support
Procurement has specific guidelines in the CACFP for organizations that operate in California. We’ll share clarifying information. ~ CEU Specialty 5

California Department of Social Services

Promoting Equity in the CACFP
Let’s talk how California has made this a priority. We’ll share what we’re doing in this space. ~ CEU Specialty 7

California Department of Social Services

 

Promoting Yourself
Looking for ways to climb the ladder in your organization without appearing to blow your own horn? We’ll talk about ways you can help make that happen. ~ CEU Specialty 6

Lisa Mack, National CACFP Sponsors Association

 

Secrets to Successful Virtual Events
More meetings and events are moving to a virtual platform. Exchange your best tips and tricks for running a smooth virtual event from start to finish.

Brittany Uribe, National CACFP Sponsors Association

 

Social Media Channels: Connecting with Your Audience
Be more social on social media. Exchange ideas on how to interact with your followers so you can get more organic likes, follows and shares. ~ CEU Specialty 3

 Sam Walker, National CACFP Sponsors Association

 

Virtual Partnership: How to Foster Relationships in a Digital World
Share tips on how to foster partnerships and stay connected in the digital world with tools like video-calls, LinkedIn and email to create meaningful connections without face-to-face conversations. ~ CEU Specialty 6

Melissa Wilder, MPH, RD, LD, National CACFP Sponsors Association