• Samantha Marshall

USDA Providing Resources for Dynamic School Meals as the Nation Continues to Navigate COVID


These webinars (THIS WEEK) are specific to the National School Lunch Program. Many of our fellow CACFP operators also operate NSLP along with their other child nutrition programs so we thought it important to share.


Thank you for all you've done and continue to do over the last school year and going into the new one to ensure the children in your communities are receiving healthy meals.

 

Tools for Success

Check out Team Nutrition’s Back to School webpage for easy access to resources that assist with:

  • Supporting a safe re-opening

  • Communicating about school meals

  • Planning healthy meals

  • Peer learning and resource sharing

Looking for information to assist with procurement challenges? Take a look at the Planning for a Dynamic School Environment webpage and view our recorded webinar: Procurement Strategies for School Year 2021-2022.

 

Upcoming Webinars

Register for the upcoming learning opportunities in the links below!

Planning for a Dynamic School Environment: Guidance for Meal Service Flexibilities for SY 2021-2022

This webinar will help State agencies and local Program operators learn more about the available flexibilities and discuss scenarios for implementing waivers for the upcoming school year. For questions about accessibility or to request an accommodation to participate in this event, contact SM.FN.CNDInternet@usda.gov.

Thursday, August 26th from 2:00 - 3:00 PM EDT

Institute of Child Nutrition's (ICN) STAR Webinar - Preparing to Pivot with a Food Safety Focus

Join the ICN for a webinar that will focus on preparing school nutrition professionals to develop a culture of food safety in their organization, respond to food safety emergencies, and consider water safety when reopening school buildings.

Thursday, August 26th from 3:00 - 4:00 PM EDT

Institute of Child Nutrition's (ICN) STAR Webinar - Back to School: Tools and Strategies to Address Supply Chain Issues

Join the ICN for a 2-part webinar series that will address tools and strategies on managing supply chain challenges.

Part 1: Wednesday, September 1st from 3:00 - 4:00 PM EDT

Part 2: Thursday, September 2nd from 3:00 - 4:00 PM EDT

 
 

The CACFP Roundtable is committed to fostering a community of leaders who work together to build equitable access to the Child and Adult Care Food Program and nutritious meals in care settings. Your support goes toward programs and advocacy that help us get closer to ensuring everyone has the right to nutritious meals and making the CACFP an even better Food Program for all.

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