Team Up Thursdays! Webinar Series

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NFSMI is offering Team Up Thursday webinars on essential topics for success in school nutrition programs.  The webinars air on the last Thursday of each month.



Team Up Thursdays: Plate Waste Webinar. January 29, 2015.
This informational webinar that aired on January 29, 2015, as part of the Team Up Thursdays webinar series offers success tips from three school districts, plus information and resources on the USDA's Food Waste Challenge. To download this WMV file to your computer for viewing, right click on the title.
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The Issue of Plate Waste
The Issue of Plate Waste presentation by Gay Anderson, Brandon Valley School, Brandon, South Dakota
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Plate Waste Presentation
Plate Waste Presentation by Janet Mitchell, Glynn County Schools for Team Up for School Nutrition Success
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Preventing an Increase in Plate Waste
Preventing an Increase in Plate Waste by Daviess County Schools as part of the Team Up for School Nutrition Success initiative
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U.S. Food Waste Challenge
U.S. Food Waste Challenge presentation for Team Up for School Nutrition Success Initiative
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Team Up Thursdays: Increasing Participation Webinar. February 26, 2015
Two school districts share tips that helped them increase participation in the school nutrition programs. The presentations include discussions on Breakfast in the Classroom, Community Eligibility Program, and customer service. The webinar aired February 26, 2015. To download this WMV file to your computer for viewing, right click on the title.
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Increasing Participation in the Huntsville, AL City Schools
Increasing Participation in Huntsville City Schools presentation by Joseph Vaughn, Director of Child Nutrition, Huntsville City Schools, Huntsville, AL.
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Increasing Participation in Seminole County (FL) Public Schools
Increasing Participation presentation by Richard Miles, Coordinator of Nutrition and Wellness Dining Services, Seminole County Public Schools, Sanford, FL.
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Team Up Thursdays: Menu Planning Webinar. March 26, 2015.
School nutrition program professionals from three school districts discuss the elements of successful menu planning and how it contributes to a excellent school nutrition program. Topics include Offer versus Serve, basic menu writing, cycle menus, use of whole grain items, and appealing menu items. The webinar aired March 26, 2015. To download this WMV file to your computer for viewing, right click on the title.
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Menu Planning in Anderson County School District, Clinton, TN
Menu Planning in Anderson County School District, Clinton, TN presentation by Margaret Burrell, School Nutrition Director.
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Menu Planning in Trussville City Schools,Trussville, AL
Menu Planning in Trussville City Schools, Trussville, AL presented by Melissa Donaldson, Child Nutrition Coordinator.
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Menu Planning in Onslow County Schools, Jacksonville, NC
Menu Planning in Onslow County Schools, Jacksonville, NC presentation by Tilwanja Lucus, Child Nutrition Director.
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Team Up Thursdays: Financial Management Webinar. April 30, 2015.
School nutrition program professionals from two school districts discuss financial management for successful school nutrition programs. The webinar also includes a presentation on maximizing financial resources with USDA Foods and other tools. The webinar aired April 30, 2015. To download this WMV file to your computer for viewing, right click on the title.
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Financial Management in Caldwell County Schools, Lenoir, NC
Presentation by Guy Garner, School Nutrition Director. Caldwell County Schools, Lenoir, NC.
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Caldwell County Schools Participation Drill Down Sheet
Excel spreadsheet referenced in presentation.
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Sample Financial Spreadsheet 2015
Excel spreadsheet referenced in presentation.
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School Nutrition Program Financial Management Presentation
Presentation by Bridgette Matthews, MEd, RD, LD. Elbert County Board of Education School Nutrition Director. Elberton, GA.
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Benchmark
Tool mentioned in presentation.
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Budget Reports – Forms
Excel spreadsheet referenced in presentation. Blank or sample forms.
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USDA Foods: Maximizing Your Financial Resources
Presentation by Julie Skolmowski, MPH, RD, SNS. Branch Chief, Program Support, Food Distribution Division. USDA Food and Nutrition Service. Making the best use of USDA Foods in managing food costs.
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USDA Foods Toolkit
USDA Foods Toolkit including Cost Analysis Tool - http://www.fns.usda.gov/usda-foods/usda-foods-toolkit
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Team Up Thursdays: Allied Organizations Webinar. May 28, 2015.
This webinar featured several Allied Organizations who have partnered with NFSMI and USDA for the Team Up for School Nutrition Success initiative, describing how their can benefit school nutrition programs. The webinar aired May 28, 2015. View this MP4 video in Windows Media Player.
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Action for Healthy Kids Presentation
Presentation by Jill Camber Davidson. PowerPoint.
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Alliance for a Healthier Generation Presentation
Presentation by Stephanie Joyce for Alliance for a Healthier Generation.
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National Dairy Council Presentation
Presentation by Molly Pelzer, Midwest Dairy Council. PowerPoint.
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American Heart Association Presentation
Presentation by Kristy Anderson for the American Heart Association.
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The Pew Charitable Trusts Presentation
Presentation by Jessica Donze Black for The Pew Charitable Trusts Kids’ Safe & Healthful Foods Project. PowerPoint.
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School Nutrition Association Presentation
Presentation by Patti Montague, SNA, Chief Executive Officer; SNF, Executive Director. PowerPoint.
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United Fresh Produce Presentation
Presentation by Andrew Marshall for United Fresh Produce. PowerPoint.
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Team Up Thursdays: Making Sense of the Science on Sodium Webinar. June 25, 2015.
“Making Sense of the Science on Sodium” webinar featured The American Heart Association focusing on sodium reduction and offering current information on sodium. The webinar aired June 25, 2015. To download this WMV file to your computer for viewing, right click on the title.
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Making Sense of the Science on Sodium - Introduction
Presentation by Emily A. Callahan, MPH, RD, National Program Lead, Sodium Reduction Initiative, American Heart Association. PowerPoint.
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The Science of Sodium Intake Among U.S. Children
Presentation by Mary E. Cogswell, RN, DrPH, Senior Scientist, Epidemiology & Surveillance Branch, Division for Heart Disease and Stroke Prevention, National Center for Chronic Disease and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. PDF file.
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Making Sense of the Science on Sodium
Presentation by Lawrence J. Appel, MD, MPH, C. David Molina, MD, MPH Professor of Medicine, Epidemiology and International Health. Director, Welch Center for Prevention, Epidemiology, and Clinical Research, Johns Hopkins University. PowerPoint.
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Team Up Thursdays: Professional Standards Webinar. July 30, 2015.
This webinar presented in partnership with the USDA provided information on the key requirements of the final rule, flexibilities allowed for the first year of implementation and beyond, and resources available through USDA and ICN. The webinar aired July 30, 2015. To download this WMV file to your computer for viewing, right click on the title.
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ICN Resources and Trainings Aligned With Professional Standards - Presentation
Presentation by Beverly Cross, Assistant Director of Education and Training for the Institute of Child Nutrition, on resources available for meeting Professional Standards requirements. PowerPoint.
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Team Up Thursdays: Team Nutrition and Technical Assistance Resources Webinar. August 27, 2015.
This webinar featuring the USDA/FNS focused on Team Nutrition resources and technical assistance available. The webinar aired August 27, 2015. To download this WMV file to your computer for viewing, right click on the title.
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Team Up Thursdays: Food Safety Best Practices and Resources webinar. September 24, 2015.
This webinar focused on food safety best practices, regulations, and resources available through USDA, ICN, and other partners. The webinar aired September 24, 2015. To download this WMV file to your computer for viewing, right click on the title.
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Team Up Thursdays: Food Safety Best Practices and Resources webinar presentation. September 24, 2015.
This is the presentation that accompanied the food safety best practices and resources webinar that aired September 24, 2015.
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Team Up for Food Safety. Conejo Valley Unified School District
Presentation by Sandy Curwood, MS, RDN, Child Nutrition Director, Conejo Valley, CA, Unified School District. September 24, 2015. PowerPoint.
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Focus on Food Safety. Searcy, AR, Public Schools
Presentation by Charlotte Davis, RD, LD, Child Nutrition Director, Searcy, AR, Public Schools. September 24, 2015. PowerPoint.
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USDA Food Safety Resources presentation
Presentation by Kristin Garcia, MPH, REHS, Food Safety Specialist, Office of Food Safety, USDA Food and Nutrition Service. September 24, 2015. PowerPoint.
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Center of Excellence for Food Safety Research in Child Nutrition Programs presentation
Presentation by Paola Paez, PhD, Research Associate Professor, Center of Excellence for Food Safety Research in Child Nutrition Programs. September 24, 2015. PowerPoint.
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ICN Food Safety Resources presentation
Presentation by Liz Dixon, MS, Education and Training Specialist, Institute of Child Nutrition. September 24, 2015. PowerPoint.
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Team Up Thursdays: Smart Snacks in Schools Webinar. October 29, 2015.
The webinar presented tips and information on implementing Smart Snacks in schools, with guest panelist Debra Eisenbarth, MS, RD, Nutritionist - Food and Nutrition Service, USDA, Child Nutrition Programs, Nutrition and Technical Assistance Branch. The webinar aired October 29, 2015. To download this WMV file to your computer for viewing, right click on the title.
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Team Up Thursdays: Smart Snacks in Schools Webinar presentation. October 29, 2015.
This is the recorded PowerPoint presentation for the webinar on Smart Snacks in schools, with guest panelist Debra Eisenbarth, MS, RD, Nutritionist - Food and Nutrition Service, USDA, Child Nutrition Programs, Nutrition and Technical Assistance Branch. The webinar aired October 29, 2015. PowerPoint.
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Team Up Thursdays: Menu Planning with USDA Foods Webinar. November 19, 2015.
USDA Foods support school nutrition standards by offering a variety of options for direct delivery that help schools meet whole-grain rich and vegetable subgroup requirements; and by providing options to meet sodium targets. Moderator: Christina Riley, MS, RD, FNS Food Distribution Nutritionist. Panelists: Cynthia Barton, RDN, LD, Northside ISD San Antonio, Texas, District Dietitian; Brenda Thompson-Wattles, RDN, Consultant, Idaho Dept. of Education. Webin
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Team Up Thursdays: Menu Planning with USDA Foods Webinar Presentation. November 19, 2015.
Presentation for Menu Planning with USDA Foods webinar. PDF format. Moderator: Christina Riley, USDA FNS Food Distribution Nutritionist. Panelists: Cynthia Barton, Northside ISD San Antonio, Texas, District Dietitian; Brenda Thompson-Wattles, Consultant, Idaho Dept. of Education.
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Team Up Thursdays: Entitlement & Cost Management of USDA Foods Webinar. December 17, 2015.
This webinar addressed ways to maximize entitlement usage. Costs associated with distribution and administration of USDA Foods were discussed. Moderator: LaNae Potter, SNS, Sr. Program Analyst, Child Nutrition Operations Branch, Food Distribution Division, USDA FNS. Panelists: Jessica Gould, RD, SNS, Director of Nutrition, Littleton CO Public Schools and Chad Mohr, DHHS Program Coordinator, State of Nebraska.
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Team Up Thursdays: Entitlement & Cost Management of USDA Foods Webinar - USDA presentation.
PowerPoint presentation from Moderator LaNae Potter, SNS, Sr. Program Analyst, Child Nutrition Operations Branch, Food Distribution Division, USDA FNS. The webinar aired December 17, 2015.
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Team Up Thursdays: Entitlement & Cost Management of USDA Foods Webinar - Jessica Gould presentation.
PowerPoint presentation from Jessica Gould, RD, SNS, Director of Nutrition, Littleton CO Public Schools. The webinar aired December 17, 2015.
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Team Up Thursdays: Entitlement & Cost Management of USDA Foods Webinar – Chad Mohr presentation.
PowerPoint presentation from Chad Mohr, DHHS Program Coordinator, State of Nebraska. The webinar aired December 17, 2015.
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