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Friday, November 6th

Session A

8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.

"DIY Nutrition Fair: Tips & Tricks to Planning Your Own Student Event"
Speaker(s): Amber Watson, Tina Bond, Jeri Echols





"Know your Numbers! Bring Food Cost DOWN!"
Speaker(s): Lynn Shavinsky
No handout currently available.


"LCAP: The School Nutrition Connection"
Speaker(s): Melissa Cannon, Miguel Villareal



"Red/Orange is the New Black! Innovative Menu Solutions Utilizing Shelf Stable Tomato Products"
Speaker(s): Jodi Batten, SNS
No handout currently available.


"Student Voices for Healthy Choices: Expanding Nutrition Education Outside the Classroom."
Speaker(s): Tracy Fiscella, MS, RDN, SNS, Sue Peak, RDN



"Top Administrative Review Findings: Eligibility and Definition of a Site"
Speaker(s): Joan Davis, Janice Hunt



Session B

9:15 a.m. - 10:15 a.m.

"CEP and Direct Certification"
Speaker(s): Chelsey Cooper, Katie Tully
No handout currently available.


"How to Implement your Signature Fast Scratch Items Utilizing Equipment and Supplies."
Speaker(s): Gina Fero
No handout currently available.


"If You're Not at the Table - You're on the Menu: Support your Wellness Policy Through LCAP "
Speaker(s): Shannan Young, Heather Reed, Melissa Cannon



"Procurement Tool"
Speaker(s): Emily Phillips
No handout currently available.


"Salads and Sandwiches. Kicking it up a Notch!"
Speaker(s): Michelle Curry



"Sensory Nutrition: Enticing Children to Choose Foods with Benefits"
Speaker(s): Jim Painter, PhD, RD, Maggie Schuster
No handout currently available.


Saturday, November 7th

Session C

8:45 a.m. - 9:45 a.m.

"Breakfast After the Bell: Resources for Successful Implementation & Buy-In"
Speaker(s): Tracey Patterson, Steven Yokoi, Stephanie Bruce



"Dietary Guidelines for Americans, Food labels and Sustainability: The Changing Landscape of School Meals"
Speaker(s): Lori Hoolihan, Anne Gaffney, Shannan Young



"How to Serve more Students, Staff, and Parents "Understanding the Power of Connective Communication""
Speaker(s): Matt Upton
No handout currently available.


"Innovative Ways to Build Sales in your Cafeteria and Beyond!"
Speaker(s): Gayle Swain, Gina Fero
No handout currently available.


"Promoting Your Program"
Speaker(s): Debbie Veauvais
No handout currently available.


"Top Administrative Review Findings: Offer VS/Serve Meal Comp"
Speaker(s): Julie Boarer Pitchford, Ashley Osterman, Christine Santy






"Value for Value: Menu planning, Procurement, & USDA Foods"
Speaker(s): Lynnelle Grumbles



Session D

1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.

"Clean Label on Products for School Nutrition Programs"
Speaker(s): Wanda Grant, RD, SNS, Shirley J. Brown, Ed. D., SNS
No handout currently available.


"CNR Update"
Speaker(s): Barry Sackin
No handout currently available.


"How to Increase your Breakfast Participation!"
Speaker(s): Hector Gutierrez, Josefina Mejia



"Legislative Advocate? Not Me! (Legislation Part 1) "
Speaker(s): Suzanne Morales, Lee Angela Reid, Robert Schram



"Smarter Lunchrooms Movement Certified Technical Advising Professional - Part A and B"
Speaker(s): Heather Reed, Leslie Pring




"The CA Farm to School Network: Strategies for Farm to Cafeteria Success!"
Speaker(s): Ben Thomas
No handout currently available.


"Top Administrative Review Findings: Meal Counting & Claiming"
Speaker(s): Janice Hunt




Session E

2:45 p.m. - 3:45 p.m.

"Help! Who Do I Call?"
Speaker(s): Jeremy Carver, Steve Ducolon, Slade Johnson
No handout currently available.


"How to Grow Through Troublesome Times"
Speaker(s): Matt Upton
No handout currently available.


"Legislative Advocate?I'm Ready, Now What? (Legislation Part 2) "
Speaker(s): Suzanne Morales, Lee Angela Reid, Robert Schram



"Marketing as EASY as 1,2,3"
Speaker(s): Linsey LaPlant
No handout currently available.


"Smarter Lunchrooms Movement Certified Technical Advising Professional - Part A and B"
Speaker(s): Heather Reed, Leslie Pring




"Top Administrative Review Findings: Food Safety"
Speaker(s): Ashley Osterman




"Using Learner-Centered Methods for Training Success"
Speaker(s): Anna Jones
No handout currently available.


Sunday, November 8th

Session F

8:00 a.m. - 8:45 a.m.

"Behind the Scenes of School Food Photography"
Speaker(s): Tawnie Kroll, RDN, Melissa Ulam



"Chefs Roundtable--Brainstorming"
Speaker(s): James Dumars
No handout currently available.


"FDA Food Safety Modernization Act - Safe Practices for School Gardens "
Speaker(s): Garth Maijala
No handout currently available.


"Maximize your Equipment Investment Through Training and Maintenance "
Speaker(s): Nicole ORourke
No handout currently available.


"More Than Just a Blender - Facilitating Experiential Learning to Empower Students to be Change Agents."
Speaker(s): Gigi Kwok-Hinsley



"State Up-Date"
Speaker(s): Sandip Kaur






"The Melting Pot of Your Cafeteria"
Speaker(s): Jaren Scott, Anna Apoian, RD, MDA, SNS (invited, confirmation pending)
No handout currently available.


Session G

9:00 a.m. - 9:45 a.m.

"Chefs Roundtable--Success Stories"
Speaker(s): James Dumars
No handout currently available.


"Cultivating Communitywide Summer Meal Champions: Strategies to Effectively Engage Locally Elected Officials, and City and County Agencies to Support Summer Meals"
Speaker(s): Patrice Chamberlain, Natalie Cole, Lieling Hwang, RD, Fatinah Darwinish, MPH, RD
No handout currently available.


"Financial Wellness"
Speaker(s): Kristin Johnson
No handout currently available.


"Going Garbanzo: Plant-Powered Recipe Demo and Discussion"
Speaker(s): Kristie Middleton, Lauren Pitts



"Healthy Schools Act and your Kitchen"
Speaker(s): Garth Maijala
No handout currently available.


"One Tool To Budget It All"
Speaker(s): Ralph Peschek
No handout currently available.


"State Up-Date"
Speaker(s): Sandip Kaur






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