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Upcoming Virtual Events

May 2024

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Child Nutrition Programs Final Rule: Updates to the CACFP & SFSP Meal Patterns

Thursday, May 16 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm Eastern

Join us for a webinar with USDA's Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) as they provide an overview of the Child Nutrition Programs Final Rule: Updates to the CACFP & SFSP Meal Patterns.

Can't make it to the live session? Register anyway to receive the recording and watch on-demand!

Presented by USDA Food and Nutrition Service
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Child Nutrition Programs Final Rule: Ask Us Anything

Thursday, May 16 | 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm Eastern

Members of the National CACFP Sponsors Association are invited to join us for an "Ask Us Anything" webinar immediately after the USDA's overview of the final rule for Child Nutrition Programs: Updates to the CACFP & SFSP Meal Patterns.

Presented by Alexia Thex, MEd; National CACFP Sponsors Association and Lisa Mack, National CACFP Sponsors Association
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Annual CACFP Training FY24

Thursday, May 23 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm Eastern

Looking for comprehensive CACFP training for new or seasoned CACFP operators working in child care centers, family homes, or adult day care centers? In this two-hour annual training event, topics covered include meal patterns, meal counts, claims submission, review procedures, recordkeeping requirements, monitoring requirements, reimbursement system, Civil Rights, important updates in the CACFP, as well as medical statements and food allergies.

New to CACFP? You can also benefit from attending this training as this is a comprehensive overview of the requirements of participation.

Can't make it to the live session? The recording will be available for viewing through May 30, 2024.

Presented by Isabel Ramos-Lebron, MS,RDN, LD; National CACFP Sponsors Association.
Earn 2.0 CEUs for attending this Zoom webinar.
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Marketing Your Business: Marketing Yourself

Thursday, May 30 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm Eastern

By positioning yourself as a subject matter expert in your field, you are also elevating your organization, which can give you the advantage when growing your program. Learn how to start your journey with easy steps you can implement immediately or find out how to take the next step to marketing yourself.

This session is free for NCA members and $12 for non-members. Not yet a member? Learn more today!

Presented by Lisa Mack, National CACFP Sponsors Association.
Earn 0.5 CEUs for attending this live webinar.

June 2024

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Provolone, Mozzarella, and Cheddar, Oh My! Crediting Cheese in the CACFP

Thursday, June 6 | 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm Eastern

Cheese is more than just a delicious addition to meals; it plays a crucial role in meeting nutritional requirements. However, the variety of cheeses available, including the plant-based options, can make measurement and crediting a challenging task. Learn to navigate how cheese is creditable in the CACFP, understand the rules and regulations, and accurately measure the different types of cheeses in CACFP settings. Discover cheesy tips and new recipes to add to your menu.

Earn 0.5 CEU for attending this Zoom webinar brought to you by the National CACFP Sponsors Association.
Presented by Isabel Ramos-Lebron, MS,RDN, LD; National CACFP Sponsors Association
This session is FREE for NCA Members. Not yet a member? Learn more today!
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Between the Bread: Nutrition Packed Sandwiches

Thursday, June 20 | 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm Eastern

Whether you’re gearing up for field trips or planning outdoor meal adventures, sandwiches are a summertime’s best friend. Say hello to creative combinations of textures, colors and flavors all nestled between two slices of bread. We’ll explore how to make this mealtime classic into another #CACFPCreditable addition to your menu, just in time for summer!

Earn 0.5 CEU for attending this Zoom webinar brought to you by the National CACFP Sponsors Association.
Presented by Isabel Ramos-Lebron, MS,RDN, LD; National CACFP Sponsors Association

July 2024

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Guac 'n' Roll: Avocado Inspirations for Your Menu

Thursday, July 11 | 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm Eastern

Get ready to Guac 'n' Roll in the kitchen! We're celebrating National Avocado Day in July by exploring the versatility of this #CACFPCreditable vegetable. We'll provide you with tips, benefits, and inspiration for recipes to spark your creativity and seamlessly integrate this nutrient-rich green gem into your menus. Avoca-don’t stress and let the avocado take center stage with some nutritious and delicious creations!

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

Earn 0.5 CEU for attending this webinar.

 

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State Agency Collaboration

Tuesday, July 16 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm Eastern

Learn about the newest NCA resources, hear about what's happening in CACFP policy, get advocacy updates, and provide feedback about how we can support you (and your operators) in your work with USDA child nutrition programs.

** Invitations for this event will be sent out to State Agency Directors and State Agency NCA Members who work in the CACFP **

Email policy@cacfp.org for more information.

 

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Ask a Nutritionist: CACFP Meal Patterns

Thursday, July 25 | 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm Eastern

Serving healthy, nutritious and creditable foods is a top priority when operating in the CACFP. However, the CACFP meal pattern can be perplexing! That's why we have teamed up with Isabel Ramos-Lebron, our Nutrition Education Specialist, to answer your questions about the CACFP meal pattern. We want you to feel confident that you are providing creditable meals for those in your care.

Presented by Isabel Ramos-Lebron, MS,RDN, LD; National CACFP Sponsors Association
This session is FREE for NCA Members. Not yet a member? Learn more today!
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Sweeten Smart: The Natural Goodness of Fruits

Thursday, August 1 | 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm Eastern

Embark on a flavorful journey with us as we explore the wonders of nature's sweet treat – fruits! Discover ways to cut down on added sugar in your recipes or menu items by harnessing the natural sweetness of fruits. Infuse your menus with endless fruity inspirations to keep those little taste buds excited!

Presented by Isabel Ramos-Lebron, MS,RDN, LD; National CACFP Sponsors Association
Earn 0.5 CEU for attending this webinar.

 

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CACFP Virtual Summit

Wed. & Thurs., August 14-15 | 11:00 am - 3:00 pm Eastern

Wed. & Thurs., August 21-22 | 11:00 am - 3:00 pm Eastern

Looking for food program training? Join us each day from your home, your office, or your home office between 11:30 am - 3:00 pm Eastern. We're bringing you workshops on nutrition, program administration, operations, financial and nonprofit management, and more.

Earn up to 15.5 CEUs