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School Nutrition Success Workshops December 2019


Are you a new food service director (FSD)? Do you enjoy peer-based learning and networking with other FSDs? Would you like to gain new ideas for operating your meal program? If you answered yes to any of these questions, register today to participate in a Team Up for School Nutrition Success (Team Up) workshop.

Course Description

The Team Up one-day workshops are a unique learning experience in which FSDs learn from the best practices of more experienced FSDs administering successful meal programs. The workshops are designed to optimize the opportunity for participants to network and share ideas for overcoming the challenges of implementing a School Nutrition Program. The workshops consist of panel presentations of creative solutions for serving quality meals and increasing meal participation. In addition, breakout sessions allow the opportunity for peer-to-peer mentorship to assist participants in identifying issues and generating ideas for improving operations of their programs.

Target Audience

The target audience for this course includes FSDs, assistant FSDs, or anyone performing the job duties of an FSD. The number of participants for these workshops is limited to one staff person per agency.

Schedule

The Team Up Workshops are offered at the following locations, listed in chronological order:

  • Pomona
    Wednesday, March 18, 2020
    8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
    Pomona Unified School District

  • Sacramento
    Thursday, April 16, 2020
    8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
    Natomas Unified School District

Cost and Registration

The workshop is free. To register for a Team Up workshop, please use Child Nutrition Information and Payment System (CNIPS) Training Registration web page External link opens in new window or tab.. Instructions for registration can be found on the California Department of Education CNIPS Training Registration Instructions web page.

For assistance with online registration or if you are unable to attend and need to cancel, please contact the CNIPS Help Desk by phone at 800-952-5609, Option 6, or by email at CNIPS@cde.ca.gov. If possible, please provide your registration confirmation number when cancelling your registration.

Crediting Information

This course provides a total of six hours of continuing education credit.

  • Communications and Marketing (4000)
    • Communications and Marketing (4100)
      • Strategic and Marketing Plans (4110)
      • Program Promotion (4120)
      • School and Community Communication (4150)

Contact Information

If you have any questions regarding this subject, please contact Julie BoarerPitchford, Nutrition Education Consultant, by phone at 916-322-1563 or by email at jboarerpitchford@cde.ca.gov.

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Last Reviewed: Friday, January 3, 2020
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