With just a few weeks left in the school year, it’s a busy time for everyone, which is why we don’t want you to miss upcoming child nutrition webinars from School Nutrition Association* and Food Research & Action Center (FRAC). If you’re interested in school breakfast/breakfast in the classroom, afterschool feeding, and CEP, be sure to register for one or more of the following webinars.
Community Eligibility Provision
There are multiple opportunities to learn more about Community Eligibility (CEP) coming up this spring:
- Don’t miss “Ensuring Successful Implementation and Expansion in the 2017-2018 School Year” on Wednesday, April 26, 2017, at 2 p.m. ET. Register now for this School Nutrition Association webinar to learn how you can join the more than 20,000 schools serving breakfast and lunch at no charge to students.
- We’re also excited about “Community Eligibility in Rural Schools” from our friends at FRAC. Register now for this webinar, which will take place on Monday, May 8, 2017, at 1 p.m. ET, to learn what rural school administrators know about implementing CEP in their districts.
Learn more about operating an At-Risk Afterschool Meal Program at your school on Thursday, May 18, 2017, during FRAC’s “Schools Operating the Afterschool Meal Program in Schools and Beyond” webinar at 1 p.m. ET. With food service experience, established systems, and educational programming in place, schools are a perfect fit and help ensure children have access to healthy meals. An afterschool meals program can also help you bring in more federal reimbursements. Register now.
Back to School
If you are already looking ahead to SY 2017-18, register now for FRAC’s Thursday, May 11, 2017 Breakfast Matters: Back to School webinar. Topics include CEP, creating unpaid meal policies, afterschool meals, and Breakfast After the Bell. The webinar begins at 3 p.m. ET.
Want to serve more fruit in school meals? Are you interested in building stronger support with local farmers? Perhaps you’re looking for more information on the benefits of farm-to-school and salad bars in schools. Don’t miss SNA’s Wednesday, May 10, 2017 webinar, “Versatile Fruit: Made on American Farms for Kids in Our Schools” at 2 p.m. ET. Register now for this webinar to learn about the benefits and impact of farm-to-school, salad bars, and breakfast initiatives on consumption and waste.
*Did you know that SNA has added real-time text streaming for all live webinars? We’re thrilled to offer this feature, which ensures our hearing-impaired members can fully participate in e-learning events.