‘Spread’ the News: We’re Talking Peanut Butter, Allergies and Food Trends on Webinar Wednesday!


SNA Webinar Wednesdays

Does your school nutrition program avoid incorporating new food trends due to fear of food allergens? Fear not! By knowing allergy basics, allergen-handling practices and staff training procedures, you can easily work these trends into your breakfast menus.

Join us this Webinar Wednesday, February 26, for “ Adopting Top Food Trends & Managing Allergies at School Breakfast.” Peanuts can be a scary ingredient for school nutrition programs. But they don’t have to be! You don’t have to eliminate allergens, just manage them. Find out how by listening to two reputable speakers, including Donna Martin, SNS, past president of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.

Then join us on Wednesday, March 4, for the webinar, “ Making Community Eligibility Work with Lower ISPs.” After our lively conversation and Q&A on CEP last month, we return with the second part in this series to discuss the finer details of CEP and how to manage and get the most out of your funding.

See more info below about all our upcoming webinars and visit the SNA Training Zone to register:

SNA Webinar WednesdaysAdopting Top Food Trends & Managing Allergies at School Breakfast
Wednesday, February 26, 2020, 2:00 pm ET
Learning to harness hot trends like plant-based eating, while also managing common food allergens, such as peanuts, are two ways to help elevate your school breakfast program. Come get inspired to incorporate food trends in your program and pick up valuable tools to help with marketing, crediting, and managing allergens.
Successful completion of the webinar and quiz is awarded 1 SNA CEU, or 1 CPEU for RDNs/NDTRs.

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SNA Webinar WednesdaysMaking Community Eligibility Work with Lower ISPs
Wednesday, March 4, 2020, 2:00 pm ET 
SNA and the Food Research & Action Center (FRAC) have partnered to bring you a webinar focused on the Community Eligibility Provision (CEP) and how to make it work at lower ISPs. Join this webinar to learn budget forecasting strategies to implement and the available resources that can help school districts determine the financial viability of offering free meals to all students. Best practices will be shared on selling it to administrators, maintaining and increasing ISPs, and increasing participation in school meals.
Successful completion of the webinar and quiz is awarded 1 SNA CEU, or 1 CPEU for RDNs/NDTRs.

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SNA Webinar WednesdaysUSDA’s Data Validation Service: A Cloud-Based Solution to Improved Verification Reporting
Wednesday, March 11, 2020, 2:00 pm ET 
The USDA data validation service (DVS) is a set of data edit checks designed to improve the quality of school meal verification data. Hosted and maintained by USDA, the DVS is designed to work with existing state systems and is part of an ongoing, USDA effort to help improve program processes without increasing burden. The webinar will provide an introduction to the DVS project and broadly describe the steps that are required to make the data call to the application programming interface, or API.
Successful completion of the webinar and quiz is awarded 1 SNA CEU, or 1 CPEU for RDNs/NDTRs.

SNA Webinar WednesdaysBest of #SNIC2020: Making it Happen: Sustainability and School Nutrition
Wednesday, March 18, 2020, 2:00 pm ET 
From composting initiatives to reducing or changing packaging, what steps can you take to make your school nutrition program more sustainable? As presented at #SNIC2020, join this panel discussion to hear about sustainable practices from across the country and discuss what’s ahead for school nutrition.
Successful completion of the webinar and quiz is awarded 1 SNA CEU, or 1 CPEU for RDNs/NDTRs.

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