Webinars and Trainings
Take a deep dive into the scorecard to learn about Smarter Lunchrooms Movement strategies.
Learn how California schools are working to reduce food waste and increase consumption in cafeterias. This webinar covers current laws and best practices schools are implementing to save school food from being wasted.
Do you want to dig deeper into understanding what students are actually eating? It’s not nutrition until it is eaten, which is why we invite you to join us on the Technical Advising Professional’s Webinar Introduction to Tray Waste Data Collection Techniques. In this webinar, we will introduce the Quarter-Waste Method which is nearly as precise (90% reliability) as weighing. The method involves a visual estimation of food remaining on a student’s plate or tray.
Guest speakers discuss how student feedback and engagement activities can be used to promote healthier items in the school cafeteria though implementation of the Smarter Lunchrooms Movement. In addition, they share challenges, successes and lessons learned regarding the practical application of Smarter Lunchroom concepts in the Northern and Southern regions of California.
Learn how two California school districts, Plumas Lake and Los Angeles Unified, successfully implemented Smarter Lunchrooms strategies. Identify the resources needed to implement and sustain these strategies in your school or district.
This introductory course, created by the Smarter Lunchrooms Movement National Office at Cornell University, provides a solid foundation in the theory of the Smarter Lunchrooms Movement. In this course, participants will learn:
Access this online course on the Smarter Lunchrooms Movement website.
Successful completion of this course will earn you two CEUs from the School Nutrition Association and a certificate of completion. If you are completing this course to become a technical advising professional, please make sure you save the certificate for your records.
This workshop provides in-depth, hands-on training to become a certified technical advising professional (TAP) who can provide support and guidance to schools implementing the Smarter Lunchrooms Movement. The workshop will provide:
If you are interested in becoming a certified TAP, please contact the SLM of California Collaborative at [email protected] to get connected with a TAPs master trainer who can provide a workshop in your region.
Provide basic training to school foodservice staff with No Time to Train, a set of scripted, customized lessons from the Smarter Lunchrooms Movement National Office. Use the No Time to Train Manual and PowerPoints to engage staff with these turnkey trainings.