Educating and empowering members to provide healthy meals to foster
     an environment where children achieve overall wellness and lifelong success.
Log in     JOIN     Contact Us         SEARCH
Annual Conference

Conference Sessions

Sort by: Key Areas - Sessions

Friday, November 10th

Session A

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

"Antibiotic Free Poultry Defined"
Speaker(s): Michelle Reitzin-Bass, Kathleen Romley, Niki Mann, Diana Mendoza
No handout currently available.


"How to Create a Fast Line Atmosphere for our Students"
Speaker(s): Matt Upton
No handout currently available.


"Local Foods in School Foodservice"
Speaker(s): Joan Giampaoli



"Marketing to Generation Z"
Speaker(s): Cheyenne Meyer



"NAC"
Speaker(s): TBD
No handout currently available.


"Sanitation"
Speaker(s): Ben Penn, Jeff Nelken
No handout currently available.


"Waste Not-Youth Engagement Strategies that Reduce Plate Waste"
Speaker(s): Heather Reed, Crystal Young, Rosemary Carter



Session B

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

"Give More, Get More by Inspiring your Employees"
Speaker(s): Shelley Carmichael, Carrie Kimmel, Diedra Peedle
No handout currently available.


"NAC"
Speaker(s): TBD
No handout currently available.


"Plays Well With Others"
Speaker(s): Tami West



"Summer Meals Showcase"
Speaker(s): Gurjeet Barayah




"Sustainability in the School Meal System"
Speaker(s): Colleen McKinney, Lauren Pitts, Nancy Deming, Kari Hamerschlag, Alexandra Emmott
No handout currently available.


"The Smarter Lunchrooms Movement: Engaging Students in Your Cafeteria"
Speaker(s): Phoebe Copp, Barbara Lee, April Mackill



Saturday, November 11th

Session C

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

"Beginners Guide to U.S. Department of Agriculture Foods"
Speaker(s): Amy Bell, Manpreet (Neena) Kaur




"How to Handle Pesky People"
Speaker(s): Matt Upton
No handout currently available.


"Local Agency Procurement Tool"
Speaker(s): Lynda Phan



"Making Sense of the New Food Label"
Speaker(s): Mary Ellen Taylor



"Super Co-Op: A California USDA Foods Cooperative"
Speaker(s): Stephanie Bruce, Andrew Soliz, Heather Sloan, Lynnelle Grumbles
No handout currently available.


"The Art of Communication"
Speaker(s): Ryan Molnar
No handout currently available.


"The Stress Club: Take Your Power Back"
Speaker(s): Tami West



Session D

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

"Impact of Mindful Eating Activities Among Elementary School Children and their Families"
Speaker(s): Joan Giampaoli, PhD, RDN



"Legislative Advocate? Not Me! (Legislation Part 1)"
Speaker(s): Suzanne Morales, Lee Angela Reid
No handout currently available.


"Making Food Safe"
Speaker(s): Mary Ellen Taylor



"Nurturing Positive Attitudes in Our Youth"
Speaker(s): - TBDNo handout currently available.


"The National School Lunch Program and School Breakfast Program Meal Patterns for Pre-K Have Changed: What You Need to Know"
Speaker(s): Elizabeth Moreno, Julie BoarerPitchford




"What's in your OATs? Exploring the Off-site Assessment Tool"
Speaker(s): Sean Hardin
No handout currently available.


"Writing Recipes Right"
Speaker(s): Lynn Shavinsky



Session E

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

"How Are You Valuing Your Commodities?"
Speaker(s): Cheyenne Meyer, Joe Cook



"Legislative Advocate? I'm Ready, Now What? (Legislation Part 2)"
Speaker(s): Suzanne Morales, Lee Angela Reid
No handout currently available.


"Making Ground in F2S Procurement: Bids, Policy and the Power of Data"
Speaker(s): Ben Thomas, Elizabeth Vaughan
No handout currently available.


"Modifications to Accommodate Disabilities in the School Nutrition Programs: It Takes a Village Approach"
Speaker(s): Lori Porter, Ashley Osterman, Liz Beechler




"Procurement and the Law"
Speaker(s): Barry Sackin
No handout currently available.


"The Price is Right for Smarter Lunchrooms"
Speaker(s): Heather Reed, Crystal Young, Candice Sainz



Sunday, November 12th

Session F

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

"California Thursdays - Developing a Statewide Network"
Speaker(s): Jonathan Foley



"Dealing with Difficult People"
Speaker(s): Bart Christian
No handout currently available.


"Everything You Want to Know About Plate Waste but are Afraid to Ask"
Speaker(s): Gay Anderson
No handout currently available.


"Spreading the Word...Without Breaking the Bank"
Speaker(s): Cheyenne Meyer



"State Update"
Speaker(s): Sandip Kaur



"Trends in Nutrition, Health and Food Service and How Districts are Innovating to Stay Current"
Speaker(s): Shannan Young
No handout currently available.


Session G

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

"Going Round about Cycle Menus"
Speaker(s): Lynn Shavinsky



"How to Speak with Confidence that Creates Connection"
Speaker(s): Matt Upton
No handout currently available.


"Starting Non-Traditional Feeding Programs"
Speaker(s): Gayle Swain
No handout currently available.


"State Update"
Speaker(s): Sandip Kaur



"Utilizing the USDA Farm to School Grant in Nutrition Services Programs"
Speaker(s): Nicole Sturzenberger, MS, Rylee Welly, Brenda Ruiz, Ben Thomas
No handout currently available.


California School Nutrition Association
PO Box 11376, Burbank, California 91510
Phone: (818) 842-3040 | Fax: (818) 843-7423
Child Nutrition and Industry Summit Sponsors:
© 2002 - 2018 California School Nutrition Association. All Rights Reserved. | Site Map | Privacy Policy