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CSNA Annual Conference Workshops

Plan now on attending one of the exciting pre-conference workshops designed to stimulate your mind and get you energized for the 62nd Annual Conference. There will be several pre-conference workshops this year that will help you reach your goals whether they be to become a certified School Nutrition Association member, learn some tricks on how to survive the budget dilemmas that are facing your districts, or take back creative ideas on how to increase your profits and participation in your programs. Sign-up now and start your way to a successful 2015!

Pre Conference

Sacramento Tour 11/13/2014: 8:00 am - 4:15 pm (Check-In 7:45 am)
$40 members/non-members

Pick Up:
Sacramento Convention Center
1400 J St., Sacramento, CA 95814
Depart: 8:00 am

1st Stop:
Bell Tasty Foods
9136 Elkmont Way, Elk Grove, CA 95624
Duration: 45 minutes

2nd Stop:
Elk Grove USD – Child Nutrition Center/Central Kitchen
8389 Gerber Road, Sacramento, CA 95828
Duration: 1 Hour

3rd Stop:
Plastic Package Inc.
4600 Beloit Drive, Sacramento, CA 95838
Duration: 45 minutes
Lunch @ Plastic Pakage, Inc.: 12:00 pm

4th Stop:
Old Sacramento Underground Tours
Old Sacramento, CA 95814

Drop Off:
Sacramento Convention Center
Arrive: 4:15 pm

Nutrition 101 - National Food Safety Management Institutes (NFSMI) - 8 am - 5 pm
CSNA members $35; Non-members $50

Nutrition 101: A Taste of Food and Fitness, 3rd Edition provides a basic overview of nutrition and helps to underscore the importance of nutrition in daily life. The program offers tools for guiding food choices, information on macronutrients and micronutrients, information to assist you in making good diet decisions, and an overview of nutrition issues in the media.

Completion of this session plus a recognized Food Safety Course will qualify you for SNA's Level 1 Certificate in School Nutrition.  Invest in yourself now!

CDE State Day - Sharing Stories and Strategies for a Quality Program 11/13/14 9AM - 5PM
$35 members/non-members
The CDE Nutrition Services Division's (NSD) is creating a training for our SFAs that will provide them with valuable information to successfully run their programs. The first half of the day will focus on the administrative review and the second half will focus on meal and site quality.
8:45-9:00 a.m.Check-in
9:00 a.m.-12:15 p.m.*Administrative Review
  1. Examine the AR requirements and tools needed for a successful review
  2. Hear statewide trends on ARs
  3. Identify 2-3 solutions they can apply to their program
12:15-1:00 p.m.Lunch
1:00-4:30 p.m.*Meal and Site Quality
  1. Share best practices with their peers
  2. Explore simple strategies to increase meal quality
  3. Develop one of the Smarter Lunchrooms Movement techniques to increase meal participation
4:30-5:00 p.m.Closing
*we will incorporate a morning and afternoon break

Presenters and Topics Pending
This day-long workshops will provide you with valuable information and help you to adapt to the changes. Lunch is included in workshop fee.

SNS Exam 12:30pm - 5pm Register with SNA. Click here for more info
(Check in by 12:30, exam begins at 1pm.)
Click here to download the SNS Credentialing Handbook with complete details and application.  Must be completed and sent to SNA no later than Thursday October 18th.
$210 for members; $305 for non-members

Conference Workshops

Fitness Workout on Saturday November 15, 7:00am - 8:00 A.M.

Upcoming CSNA Events

November 8-11, 2018
66th Annual Conference
Long Beach, CA
January 27-29, 2019
Legislation Action Conference
May 5-7, 2019
Child Nutrition & Industry Summit
Laguna Cliffs Mariott, CA
California School Nutrition Association
PO Box 11376, Burbank, California 91510
Phone: (818) 842-3040 | Fax: (818) 843-7423
Child Nutrition and Industry Summit Sponsors:
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