SHAPE-Approved Training Opportunities
- Local School Wellness Policies - Healthy Schools Mean Healthy Kids, Families & Communities
This Webinar conducted by the California Department of Education, California School Boards Association, and the California Center for Working Families provides an overview of the Local School Wellness Policies mandated by the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010. State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson shares his recommendations about the leadership role of district superintendents and board members in updating their school wellness policies and Elk Grove Unified School district shares their best practice. Included are resources to develop a meaningful policy.
- Salad Bars: A Successful Menu Planning Tool
This Webinar reviews the various requirements necessary for successful implementation of salad bars in schools. Topics include portion size, salad bar set up, menu production records, point of service, and food safety. Ideas, resources, and handouts are provided.
- Smarter Lunchroom - Influencing Meal and Beverage Choices and Improving Participation Movement
This SHAPE Webinar gives an overview of the evidence-based principles of the Smarter Lunchroom Movement, a technique to nudge students toward making better choices on their own by promotion of healthy foods that are presented in the lunchroom. The method was developed by the Cornell Center for Behavioral Economics in Child Nutrition Programs. Webinar includes research and resources to market the meal program and a best practice from Merced City School District.
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