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Upcoming webinars from the Alliance for a Healthier Generation

Monday, April 7, 2014   (0 Comments)
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Smart Snacks - Tools for Change!
Tuesday, April 8th at 2pm ET
Smart Snacks in School nutrition guidelines are fast approaching and administrator support is a key element to success. Learn how school administrators are taking the lead on this important issue and how you can engage with administrators in your own district. Identify free, easy-to-use tools to help take the guesswork out of Smart Snacks implementation, including sample communications pieces to get the word out in your community and technical tools such as our Product Calculator and online database of products meeting the new guidelines. In addition, find out about AASA’s Competitive Foods Policy Initiative, where superintendents are paired in a mentor/mentee relationship to assist each other with smooth adoption of the Smart Snacks in Schools guidelines. Let us help you engage district leaders and save time as you work toward the July 1st deadline!
Speakers: Jill Turley, National Nutrition Advisor, Alliance for a Healthier Generation and Summer Kriegshauser, Project Manager, AASA, The School Superintendents Association

Staff Meetings and Trainings with a Healthy Twist
Tuesday, April 15th at 2 pm ET

Creating a culture of health and wellness in staff meetings and at professional development trainings is an important way to help school staff - eat well and be physically active, foster healthier work environments and cultivate social norms around healthier choices and behaviors. This session will provide tools and resources that can be utilized during your next meeting or training. Ideas will be shared so you can start providing physical activity breaks during meeting, examples of healthier foods and beverages that can be served and ways to promote sustainability for future meetings and trainings.
Speakers: Michelle Owens, National Employee Wellness Advisor, Alliance for a Healthier Generation and Katherine Bishop, Nutrition Policy Associate, Center for Science in the Public Interest

Schools as Nutrition Hubs
Tuesday, April 29th at 2pm EST
Many parts of the country are just beginning to see spring weather and we are already thinking about summer … summer meals that is. Join the No Kid Hungry Center for Best Practices and the Alliance for a Healthier Generation to learn how you can play a vital role in ensuring students have access to free, healthy meals all year while leveraging funding to make programs financially sustainable.
Speakers: Jill Turley, National Nutrition Advisor, Alliance for a Healthier Generation and Jillien Meier, Program Manager, Share Our Strength

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