This presentation prepares participants to virtually meet with Members of Congress and their staff. The webinar informs participants about how to research their legislators before visits; identify and map their “economic footprints” to demonstrate their organizations’ impact in their communities; and create their own personal stories connecting their issue areas to public policy.

Learning Objectives

  1. Effectively communicate with Members of Congress and their staff on topics that matter to your school nutrition program.
  2. Productively research legislators prior to meeting with them.
  3. Create a personal story, connecting issue areas to public policy.

Earning CEUs

  • SNA CEUs: 1.0
  • Key Area 4100: Communications & Marketing
  • Key Topic 4100: Communications & Marketing
  • Key Subtopic: 4120: Program Promotion

CPEUs for RDNs and NDTRs

  • Activity Number: 160808

Suggested Performance Indicators

  • 3.2.1 Advocates for, and participates in, activities that support advancement of the profession.
  • 3.2.6 Communicates with policymakers to influence decisions that impact advancement of the profession.
  • 3.2.7 Contributes to the development and revision of government policies.

Suggested Learning Need Codes

  • 8110: School foodservice

CPEUs: 1.00
CPE Level: 1
SNA CDR Provider Number: AM007

Please note that you have the option to submit an evaluation of the quality of this conference directly to the Commission of Dietetic Registration. Email contact: cdr@eatright.org

SNA CEUs and CPEUs are awarded after the successful completion of the post-webinar quiz.





Non-Member Cost