ANC 2018 - Las Vegas, NV - Presentations

Monday, July 9

13 Common Errors Manager Make and How to Avoid Them 

25+ Crazy-Easy Scratch Recipe Ideas 

Breakfast Innovations Beyond the Cafeteria 

Case Study: Benchmarking Meals Per Labor Hour (MPLH) 

Catch the Wave of Innovative Summer Food Service Best Practices 

Culinary Skills Lab 

Cultivating a Bountiful Farm to School Program 

Equipment Selection Best Practices 

Evaluating Your Food Safety Program 

First Timers Session 

The Five Languages for Appreciation at Work 

Food Allergy Management: Myths & Facts 

Food Safety in Schools (ICN) 

Fundamentals of Adult Learning 

Growing a Hardy and Healthy Farm to School Program 

Jason Smith: From Cafeteria Manager to Food Network Star 

Leadership Can Be Learned 

Legislative Action - The "Why You Should" and "How To" Get Involved! 

Managing Unpaid Meal Charges ( Handouts) 

Marketing to Generation Z ( Handout)

Meeting Preschool Nutrition Standards 

The Modern School Bakery 

New Directors' Roundtable - What Can SNA Do for You? 

Procurement: Big Ideas from Big Districts (Major City Directors/Supervisors Section Meeting) ( Handouts)

Putting Forecasting at the Forefront 

Reducing Food Waste at School 

The Rx for a Healthy Team 

Share and Share A Like: 29 Tech Tools to Create Cool Content for Social Media Coming soon! 

Simple Tech Tools from Your Nerdy Best Friend (District Directors/Supervisors Section Meeting) 

Small Changes - Huge $$ Impact 

Standards of Conduct in Procurement: Ensuring Integrity 

Strength in Numbers with Collaborative Purchasing 

Think You are an Effective Manager? 

Understanding Tomorrow's Tastemakers Today 

USDA Hot Topic Session 

We Are the Future: the NextGen in SNA 

What Are My Documents Telling Me? 

What's New with USDA Foods 

Tuesday, July 10

Be the Best at Prepping for the Worst 

Beyond the Brown Bag: Ways to Customize Breakfast After the Bell 

Bridging the Generation Gap for Success 

Buy American 

Cooking Up Success With Your Administration and School Board 

Creating Kitchen Harmony Through Customer Service 

Engaging Your Team in Financial Management 

Establishing School Nutrition Programs as Integral to the Education Day 

Focus on Fruits and Veggies! 

Food Allergy Management: Exercise Your Plan 

Get Your Game On! 

Go Digital with Team Nutrition 

Harvesting Best Practices from the School Garden 

How to Retrofit a School Bus into a Mobile Cafeteria 

Integrating Millennials: Today’s Workforce Opportunities 

Lead by Example, Know Your Superpower 

Make Cents of Your Cycle Menu 

Make Training Fun Again 

Marketing in a Low Free and Reduced District 

No More Guessing Games: Using Data to Get Exactly What You Need 

Nutrition Smackdown: How to Defend (and Promote) Your Great Food! 

SNA Legislative Update 

Overview of Critical CACFP Regulations 

PLEASE Stop Working On Your Weaknesses! 

Procurement and Administrative Reviews 

Procurement of USDA Foods 

Recognizing Employee Excellence 

Removing the Invisible Wall Around Your Café 

Succeed as a Director 

Swipe Right, How to Find a Chef 

Tips and Interactive Tools for Training the Adult Leaner 

USDA Foods: Recall Know How 

Using Social Media to Market Your Program 

Working Together: Four Generations in One Kitchen 

Wednesday, July 11

A Director's Guide to SLAY the Administrative Review! 

Branding Your School District for Success 

Bring Your Wellness Policy to Life 

Bulletproof Traits of CN Leaders 

Calculating Key Performance Indicators for SNP 

Celebrating Local Foods in Schools 

Creative Recipes Using USDA Foods 

Culinary Competencies for School Nutrition Professionals 

Develop a Mentor Mentality 

DIY - Extreme Menu Makeover 

Food Allergies: What You Need to Know! 

Great Deals! Break Meals! 

How to Decode the Nutrition Label 

Inclusion: Appreciating Each Other’s Perspectives 

Interviewing and Onboarding New Employees for Success 

Leadership Reimagined: Engaging Your Team for Success (RBR Leadership Series) 

Making it Count with Offer vs Serve 

Marketing to Your Customers in a Digital Age 

Reaching Kids on the Go: Food Delivery, Pre-ordering and Food Trucks 

The Recipe for Earning Success in the Workplace (Employee/ Manager Section Meeting) 

Reimbursable What!? Explaining Reimbursable Meals to Parents and Faculty 

Rolling the Dice with Mobile Buses 

Serving Food Safely Beyond the Cafeteria 

Simple Solutions for Conflict Management 

Simple Solutions for Customer Service 

Solving the Procurement Puzzle - Procurement Do's and Don'ts ( Handouts)

Start Your Engines! Fuel NSBW 2019 Success with Your Breakfast “Pit Crew” 

Student Food Choices - Ages and Stages ( Handouts)

Supper Superheroes: More Kids, More Meals 

Teaching Adults is Sometimes Like Herding Cats ( Handots)

USDA Update for State Agencies (State Agency Section Meeting) 

Using USDA Resources to Source Local & American-Grown Products 

Thursday, July 12

Benchmarking Key Performance Indicators for Financial Success 

Connecting the Dots: Schools and Afterschool Meals 

Create a "SMART" Customer Service Action Plan 

Creating Success with CEP and Provision 2 

Driving Employee Engagement 

Exploring Cafeteria Waste Practices and Metrics 

Farm to School 101 

Measuring Productivity in Child Nutrition Programs 

Mentoring: The Secret Sauce of Appreciation 

The Power of Accurate Forecasting with USDA Foods 

Seasoned Strategies for Innovative Menu Planning 

Transform Negative Comments Into Positive Marketing! 

What Happens in Vegas BETTER NOT Stay in Vegas! Putting What You Learn into Action! 

When Generations Collide... 

You Can Manage Change 

School Nutrition Research & Best Practices Showcase

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SNA Training Tracking Grid for USDA Professional Standards:

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