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Webinar: Innovative Approaches to School Nutrition

Apr 10, 2019 12:00pm -
Apr 10, 2019 01:00pm
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Event Description

Innovative approaches to school nutrition education‚Äč
April 10th @ 12:00 pm

School based nutrition education is an important component of the educational experience. In addition, nutrition education should expand outside of the classroom and needs to involve multiple areas of communication to promote lifelong, healthful eating habits.

Heather has the unique perspective of working with students and House Parents at private boarding school in Pennsylvania, as well as student family "sponsors". She educates students, house parents and low income families on food budgets, meal planning, and healthy cooking techniques to improve the wellbeing of elementary and middle school age children. This exciting webinar will be in interview format where you will have the ability to ask Heather about her career as a school based registered dietitian and her successful techniques
working with children and adults.

Learning Objectives:

  • Recognize multiple techniques for educating elementary and middle school age children about nutrition for overall good health and reducing health risks
  • Identify ways to discuss family food budgets, meal planning, and cooking skills with both adults and children
  • Collect valuable information by interacting with the host to have your specific questions answered about childhood nutrition and the role of a registered dietitian at schools

Helpful Information

  • Slides: Will be sent via email
  • Recording: Will be made available 24 hours after webinar
  • Credits:1 hour CDR (Pending)
  • Certificate: Will be emailed to participants

Event Type:Webinar
Category:Webinar Series
Early registration ends on Mar 08, 2018.
Regular registration starts on Mar 09, 2018 and ends on Apr 09, 2019.
Late registration starts on Apr 10, 2019.



For questions, contact: 717-233-1791 or pa_nen@phmc.org
PA NEN * 208 N. Third Street, Suite 210 * Harrisburg, PA 17101

This material was funded by USDA’s Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP).
This institution is an equal opportunity provider. Click here to access the full USDA non-discrimination statement.


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