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Upcoming School Nutrition STAR Webinars: October 2020

Topic: STAR Webinar – Farm to School Efforts Supporting Resilient Local Food Systems
SNA Key Area(s): 1 Nutrition
USDA Professional Standard Code(s): 1130 Utilize local food sources, especially Farm to School, when possible.

Description:
Join Julie Brewer, the Director of the USDA Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) Office of Community Food Systems (OCFS) to learn about the USDA Farm to School Program. This webinar will explore resources and support that OCFS provides in order to support the implementation of local farm to school programs. The webinar will also highlight success stories from USDA Farm to School Program Grantees who are adapting their work around gardening, local procurement and agriculture education in creative ways to support children, families, and communities in response to the pandemic.

Objective(s):
Attendees will identify strategies and best practices to help implement a successful farm to school program.

Time

Oct 29, 2020 02:00 PM in Central Time (US and Canada)

Speaker

Julie Brewer
Director @USDA Food and Nutrition Service, Office of Community Food Systems

Julie Brewer is the Director of the USDA Food and Nutrition Service (FNS), Office of Community Food Systems (OCFS). Julie has over 26 years of experience helping communities identify and fill gaps in their food systems and has worked to improve nutrition and food security at the local, state, and national level. She worked over ten years on child nutrition and WIC policy at FNS, and recently served as the program examiner for SNAP and Child Nutrition at the Office of Management and Budget.

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The opportunity to participate in the STAR Program for Managers is open to all states and US territories on a first-come, first-served basis due to limited availability.

The 2 1/2 day STAR Program for Managers Workshop can be conducted at ICN’s headquarters in Oxford, MS or at a selected location in your state.

Participants in the SN STAR Program for Managers will be reimbursed for allowed travel expenses and the State agency has the option to send a representative. The FAQ page provides more info.

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The School Nutrition STAR webinar series will feature school districts that have implemented creative strategies and best practices for common school nutrition topics as well as allied organizations who develop and offer free resources to support school nutrition programs.

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Past School Nutrition STAR Webinars

Topic: STAR-Food Safety from Beginning to End: Follow the Flow of Food

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STAR September 2020

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ICN Presentation - Food Safety from Beginning to End September 18, 2020 Download

Topic: STAR Back to School:Managing Personalities and Conflict

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STAR August 2020

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ICN STAR Presentation August 2020 August 31, 2020 Download
Managing Personalities and Conflict August 31, 2020 Download

Topic: STAR-Maintaining Customer Service While Serving at a Distance

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STAR July 2020

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Food Service On The Frontline July 31, 2020 Download

Topic: STAR-It’s a Virtual Thing:Tips and Strategies for Offering Virtual Training in Child Nutrition

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Topic: STAR Strategies and Resources for School Nutrition Professionals to Implement CDC’s Latest Guidance Related to COVID-19

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STAR May 2020

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KSU Center for Food Safety Presentation June 01, 2020 Download

Topic: STAR-Strategies for Marketing Summer Food Service Programs

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STAR April 2020

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CNSFSP Marketing Presentation_ICN September 24, 2020 Download

Topic: STAR Webinar-Success with School Breakfast

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Topic: STAR Webinar – Supporting a Heart-Healthy Lifestyle 
Start Time : Jan 30, 2020 01:33 PM

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Topic: STAR Webinar – Strategies to Help Implement a Successful Farm to School Program
Start Time : Oct 31, 2019 01:28 PM

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Topic: S.T.A.R. – Strategies for Achieving Quality Customer Service Among School Nutrition Staff
Date: Sep 26, 2019 01:16 PM Central Time (US and Canada)

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STAR September 2019

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Employee Engagement September 30, 2019 Download
Customer Service: A Common Sense Approach September 30, 2019 Download
September 2019 - STAR Presentation September 30, 2019 Download

S.T.A.R. – Strategies That Promote a Culture of Food Safety

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STAR August 2019

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S.T.A.R. – Strategies for Implementing a Local School Wellness Program

STAR  – Nutrition Education Strategies to Promote Fruit and Vegetable Consumption

STAR – Strategies for Utilizing Standardized Recipes

STAR – Strategies for Implementing Safe Summer Meals

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STAR – Strategies for Promoting School Breakfast

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STAR – School Nutrition Programs Support a Heart Healthy Lifestyle

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STAR-Competencies, Knowledge, and Skills for School Nutrition Managers

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Strategies for Managing Conflicts in the Workplace

Key Performance Indicators for School Nutrition Success

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October 2018

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STAR KPI Presentation October 29, 2018 Download
Key Performance Indicators Measure It-Manage It October 29, 2018 Download

Food Safety Basics

Strategies to Integrate Nutrition Education Curriculum Within School Nutrition Programs.

Strategies to Integrate Nutrition Education Curriculum Within School Nutrition Programs.

Archived STAR webinar from June 2018: Creative Approaches for Professional Development in School Nutrition Programs.

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