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November 10, 2020 - Child Nutrition Financial Report Summary 

Presenter:  Lisa Shymanski - Pennsylvania Department of Education 

Focus of the webinar - The Child Nutrition Financial Report (CNFR) presentation is to provide guidance on the requirements and provide step by step instructions on how to complete and submit. The presentation covers what a CNFR is and the necessary revenues and expenses for input to the report.

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Child Nutrition Financial Report Quick Sheet

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May 20, 2020 - COVID 19 Crisis- Best Practices in Pennsylvania's School Nutrition Programs.

Panel Discussion with PA School Nutrition Directors feeding at various levels; urban, suburban, and rural.  Our panel of local school nutrition directors discuss their best practices, challenges, and successes in dealing with the COVID 19 Crisis.  SNAPA thanks these special School Lunch Heroes for their determination in feeding our community.

Panelists

Kelly Price. MS. RD, LDN - Donegal SD

Curtistine Walker - Director of Food Service- Pittsburgh Public Schools

Shawn Harlacher - Director of Food & Nutrition Services, Cumberland Valley SD

Melissa Froehlich - Coordinator School Nutrition Service- North Penn SD

Megan Schaper - Food Service Director- State College Area SD

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Sample Tally Sheet- State College Area SD (SCASD)

USDA- SFSP Nutrition Guide

Order Form for meals- SCASD

Heating Instructions- SCASD

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March 17, 2020 - Heigh Ho, Heigh Ho, Where Did the Work Ethic Go?

Presenter:   JoAnne Robinett, MSA, SNS, America's Meal, Child Nutrition Consulting, Training, and Conference Keynote

Focus of the webinar - Let’s spend an hour looking for the work ethic. Even if we don’t find everybody’s, maybe we will get some insight into how to understand and improve this.

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Personalities Trait Handout 

This really goes along with what I said about where our work ethic comes from.

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February 18, 2020 - Creating Food Safe Recipes

Presenters: Lynn James, MS, RDN, LDN; Nicole McGeehan, MPH, CHES

Focus of the webinar - Increase knowledge of importance of including food safety steps in recipes; Increase ability to identify and correct subjective cooking food indicators in recipes, Identify how to insert the 4 keys to safe food handling into recipes, Describe one or more ways to add food safety steps to quantity food recipes.

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January 21, 2020 - ABC's of Retention - Staff & Customers

Presenter: Cynthia Capaccio, SNS, CMP, CCNP

Focus of the webinar - Understanding the value of customers and staff.  Attention to detail, benefits of training and customer service all help your business by maintaining excellent business practices. 

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December 17, 2019 - Stirring Up Interest in Plant-Forward Menus!

Presenter:  ChloĂ« Waterman, Program Manager, Climate-friendly Food Campaign with Nolen Fetchko, Mt Lebanon School District.

Focus of the webinar - Participants will be able to name two reasons to serve plant-based menu options in their school district, participants will know two examples of school districts who have successfully featured plant-based menu items and how they were able to succeed, participants will know two resources to find kid-approved, plant-based recipes and participants will learn at least two tactics to getting kids excited about plant-based menu items.

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November 19, 2019 - Production Records- Tips & Requirements

Presenter: Carol H. Gilbert - President - Carol H. Gilbert Consulting

Focus of the webinar - Identify regulations for production records, define roles of food service staff, Provide tips for completing production records.

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October 15, 2019- Time Maximization

Presenter: Christi Beazley- Carol H. Gilbert Consulting

Topic: Time Maximization- Identify time challenges and how they impact your workload

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Time Maximization Worksheet

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September 17, 2019- Identifying & Creating Multiple Revenue Streams 

Presenter - Valerie Schindewolf, School Food Service Specialist, One Source Representatives

Objective: Practical Ideas for Generating Income for your School Food Service Operation

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May 21, 2019 - Introduction to Plant-Based Fare

Presenter - Kate Watts, Forward Food, Food & Nutrition Specialist

Objective: Addresses plant based food trends in the USA

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March 19, 2019 - Make the Most of Your Professional Development through Project PA

PRESENTER

Elaine McDonnell,MS, RDN
Assistant Research Professor
Director, Project PA
Penn State University
Department of Nutritional Sciences


Elaine is an Assistant Research Professor in the Department of Nutritional Sciences at Penn State University and is the Director of Project PA. She has served as Coordinator/Director of Project PA since the project started in 1995. 

This webinar reviews the great professional development resources offered through Pennsylvania's Project PA.

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February 19, 2019. Combi-Cooking and How to Improve Cooking Processes in Your Kitchen 

Presenter: Chef Norbert Zastavany REGIONAL SALES MANAGER- RATIONAL USA

Chef Norbert discusses the advantages of cooking with combination-ovens and how this process can improve the quality of your food and increase participation. 

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January 16, 2019 ~ Making the Best of School Breakfast Opportunities

Presenters

KELLEY MCDONOUGH 
School Breakfast Program Manager ~ Center for Best Practices

KRISTEN DUNPHEY 
Field Associate ~ No Kid Hungry campaign

Learning Objective: No Kid Hungry is the only national campaign with the single focus; Ending Hunger in America. Attendees will learn Best Practices in Breakfast Participation and new opportunities to create excitement around eating breakfast in school!

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November 20, 2018 - Achieving ZERO Center of the Plate Waste

Presenter: Valerie Schindewolf, School Foodservice Specialist, One Source Reps

Learning Objective: Attendees will learn how Using Equipment Technology to create an effectively can reduce waste through the Cook/Hold/Shock-Freeze/Retherm Process.

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October 16, 2018 - Implementing the Child and Adult Care Food Program At-Risk After School Meals Program

Presenters: Lorie Stake, MS, RDN, Nutrition Education & Program Manager – CACFP

Kathleen Hiltwine, MPH Public Health Nutrition Consultant

Division of Food and Nutrition

The goal of today’s webinar is to familiarize you with the CACFP Program At Risk After School Program and perhaps encourage you to consider offering the program in your school district.

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September 2018 - Child and Adult Food Care Program (CACFP): Meal Patterns and More for School Nutrition Directors​.

Presenters: Jennifer Jarrett, School Nutrition Programs Manager, Pennsylvania Department of Education

Kathleen Hiltwine, MPH Public Health Nutrition Consultant

Division of Food and Nutrition

Child and Adult Food Care Program (CACFP) ; Meal Patterns and More for School Nutrition Directors. This is a review of the latest CACFP meal patterns and other important program details for school nutrition directors that are serving Pre-K, Head Start and other eligible preschool programs. 

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Exhibit A- Grain Requirements

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May 29, 2018- Act 55, Section 1337 Managing Student Unpaid Meal Debt- Best Practices

Presenter: Vonda Cooke, State Director, Child Nutrition Programs

Participants will learn the details of the school code. A panel of school nutrition directors will discuss best practices on managing student debt and implementing the legislation effectively.

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April 17, 2018 Dealing with a Food Safety Scare

Presenter: Patricia Fitzharris - President- Food Safety Solutions

Raising the Grade on Food Safety

Participants will learn how to deal with a food safety scare from identifying potential safety concerns to dealing with the media. 
Patricia discusses the best defense in dealing with a food safety scare.

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March 20, 2018 Natural Disasters; The Impact to the Food Service Industry and Service Levels

Presenter: Marianne Dayton, SNS
Director, K-12 Sales
Affinity Group InFusion Sales

This past year, the United States has seen unprecedented weather conditions that have impacted the daily lives of each and everyone of us. With this webinar, presented by Marianne Dayton, of Affinity Group, InFusion Food Sales, you will learn the depth of natural disasters and how they impact our industry as a whole. There will be very interesting discussion points that you will not want to miss!

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February 20, 2018 "Spice it up! Using Herbs and Spices in the School Lunch Program to Increase Vegetable Acceptance and Intake".

Presenters: Kathleen L Keller, PhD- The Pennsylvania State University and Juliana Fritts, Graduate Student of Food Sciences at the Pennsylvania State University.

Spice it up! Using herbs and spices in the school meal program to increase vegetable acceptance and intake. Kids taste buds have become more sophisticated, try adding kid tested herbs and spices to create flavorful vegetables that kids will love to eat!

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February 13, 2018 "Legislative Advocacy Using Your Voice to Influence School Nutrition Legislation"

Presenter: Pamela Gallagher, Past President and SNAPA Executive Director

Participants will learn how to effectively communicate with their local, state and federal legislators. We will cover the 2018 SNA Position Paper, Block Grants and other legislation that impact your school nutrition program. Plus we will invite participants to call, write and/or email their legislator to support our national efforts at the Legislative Action Conference.

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Block Grant Calculator

Pennsylvania Block Grant Financial Data

SNA Position Paper

Legislative Advocacy PowerPoint

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January 23, 2018 Procurement and Purchasing for School Nutrition Programs

Presenter: Cecilia Beauduy, Procurement Manager 
Procurement & Resource Management

Procurement is a purchasing process that controls quantity, quality, sourcing and timing to ensure the best possible total cost. Learn the latest and greatest from Cecilia. 

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