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Big City Impact on Kids' Menus

Big City Impact on Kids' Menus

Shop Talk presented September 24, 2020 | 0.5 hours credited CEUs

Move over, brown rice, and hello, freekeh and tri-color quinoa. Variety is good, but kids still need to eat all of their brown rice, veggies and good proteins. We'll talk about how to balance trends and still be healthy and compliant.

Presented by:

Children's Aid

Kent K. Williamson

Beth Bainbridge, RD

Witney Reuling, MA

Adria Cruz, MPA

Cynthia Pacheco, BA

CEU 1
Feeding Infants Guide Explored

Feeding Infants Guide Explored

Shop Talk presented October 1, 2020 | 0.5 hours credited CEUs

We'll talk about how to use this USDA guide to make the most impact for infants.

Presented by:

Anjelica Terry, MS,

Texas Education Service Center Region 4

Marlene Herrera, Texas Education Service Center Region 4

Veronica Howard, Texas Education Service Center Region 4

Simon Orjiako, Gulf Coast Community Services Association

CEU 1
Financial Backups for Fiscal Audits

Financial Backups for Fiscal Audits

Shop Talk presented September 10, 2020 | 0.5 hours credited CEUs

Are your backup expense files organized and ready to go? We'll share methods that make audits and reviews successful.

Presented by:

Alix Pasillas, CMP, CCNP, Food for Kids

Lindsay Talbot, CMP, Nevada Department of Agriculture

Bill Saylor, CPA, CGMA, Barnard Vogler & Co.

CEU 5
Fundraising Ideas

Fundraising Ideas

Shop Talk presented September 10, 2020 | 0.5 hours credited CEUs

Let’s share great fundraising ideas. Get 4 - 6 ideas on how to fundraise.

Presented by:

Alexia Thex, MEd, National CACFP Sponsors Association

Kati Wagner, CMP, CCNP, Wildwood CACFP

Susan Ison, CMP, Helping Hands

CEU 5
Managing from Home? Engaging Remote Staff

Managing from Home? Engaging Remote Staff

Shop Talk presented October 8, 2020 | 0.5 hours credited CEUs

We're sharing ideas on how to help employees feel connected and engaged during the COVID Pandemic.

Presented by:

Lisa Mack, National CACFP Sponsors Association

Carolyn Miller, CMP, CCNP, Texas Education Service Center Region 11

Levell R. Baker, YWCA Metropolitan Chicago

CEU 6
Strategies for Virtual Monitoring in the CACFP

Strategies for Virtual Monitoring in the CACFP

Shop Talk presented August 12, 2020 | 0.5 hours credited CEUs

All sponsors are navigating virtual monitoring during the pandemic. Get ideas from small, medium, and large sponsoring organizations on how they are performing reviews and providing technical assistance to their homes and centers.

Presented by:

Denise Andrews, CMP, CCNP, For the Children

Gabriela Rangel, CCNP, Child and Family Resources

Annetta Rutland, CMP, CCNP, 4C for Children

Desi McKoy, Child Nutrition Program

CEU 2
Farm to Table: Fresh Foods & Garden Tools

Farm to Table: Fresh Foods & Garden Tools

Shop Talk presented October 22, 2020 | 0.5 hours credited CEUs

Introducing children to fruits and veggies early has long-term, positive impacts on health, wellness and social and emotional skills. We're sharing resources to engage kids with fresh foods and garden tools.

Presented by:

Lacy Stephens, National Farm to School Network

Shironda Brown, Center for Environmental Farming Systems

Lynn Policastro, Wake County Start Smart

Shannon Holbrook, Quality Care for Children

Brittany Martens, Colorado Department of Public Health & Environment

CEU 1
Chat with Champions: Learn from Afterschool Meals Experts

Chat with Champions: Learn from Afterschool Meal Experts

Shop Talk presented November 11, 2020 | 0.5 hours credited CEUs

Hear ideas, insights and inspiration from No Kid Hungry's first-ever cohort of Afterschool Meals Champions. Let's expand meal service through CACFP's At-Risk Afterschool program!

Presented by:

Walt Thompson, PhD, FACMS, FAACVPR, After School All-Stars at Georgia State University

Christina Alley, Houston Food Bank

Christa DeBoer, Youthprise

Barbara Muse, Bread of Life Development Ministries

Carolyn Wait Vega, MPH, RD, Share Our Strength

CEU 2
Healthy Eating for Families

Healthy Eating for Families

Shop Talk presented November 12, 2020 | 0.5 hours credited CEUs

Looking for ideas to help promote health and nutrition to the families you serve? We'll share tips for promoting healthy eating through meal planning.

Presented by:

Kennesaw State University

Dr. Raynice Jean-Sigur, MS, PhD

Dr. Douglas Bell

Dr. Debra Coffey

Professor Monique Johnson

CEU 1

More Shop Talks on Thursdays!

Join in, as our guest, to listen to these small group conversations to learn and connect with professionals who are facing the same challenges and opportunities as you. Unscripted and dynamic, shop talk presenters will share ideas and solutions.