After the Bell: Nourishing Students in Afterschool Programs


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SNF in partnership with Kraft to host a Wednesday Webinar, After the Bell: Nourishing Students in Afterschool Programs.

The School Nutrition Foundation (SNF) in partnership with Kraft will be offering a FREE Wednesday Webinar on Wednesday, November 4, 2009 from 2:00-3:15 pm EST, entitled “After the Bell: Nourishing Students in Afterschool Programs”.

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This webinar will feature experts from school nutrition operations as well as the Afterschool Alliance. The webinar will focus on meeting the needs of students for energy and nourishment as they extend their school day through USDA’s available afterschool snack programs. Participants will leave the experience ready to streamline food and labor costs and identify solutions to common operational challenges. Expert speakers will share ideas and best practices on partnering with both schools and community organizations on afterschool snacks. The webinar will also include key trends identified by SNA surrounding afterschool snacks as well as an overview of legislative and regulatory priorities surrounding the afterschool environment.


  • Consider ways to streamline your afterschool program's food and labor costs.
  • Identify solutions to common challenges on implementing successful afterschool snack programs.
  •  Meet the needs of your students for energy and nourishment as they extend their school day.
  • Begin to develop a business plan to partner with both your schools and your community on afterschool snacks.
  • Describe current legislative and regulatory priorities surrounding the afterschool environment.

Date: Wednesday, November 4, 2009

Time: 2:00 PM EST/1:00 PM CST/12:00 PM MST/11:00 AM PST

Duration: 75 minutes (approximately)

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Diane Striegel, MS, RD
Corporate Planning Manager, Kraft Foodservice, Moderator

Becky Domokos-Bays, PhD, RD, SNS
Director, Alexandria City Public Schools

Diane Sylvia, MAT, SNS
School Nutrition Programs Review and Outreach Coordinator, Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education

Susan Coppess, Research Manager
School Nutrition Associiation

Erik Peterson, MPA
Director of Public Policy, Afterschool Alliance


SNA CEU Credit

SNA members may earn 1 continuing education unit (CEU) for participating in the webinar. As this webinar is NOT an SNA-sponsored event, but rather is sponsored by the School Nutrition Foundation (SNF), CEUs will NOT be automatically recorded in the SNA database. According to the SNA CEU Guidelines, for non-SNA-sponsored events individuals are required to maintain their own documentation of credits earned. Please see SNA’s CEU Guidelines at for further information.

Proof of Attendance

A proof of attendance form will be available for all participants immediately following the live webinar. Please print this "Proof of Attendance" document and save it for your records as it will serve as verification in the event you are asked to provide CEU documentation for an SNA Certification Audit. Certificates of Completion will NOT be issued for this webinar.

If more than one person viewed the webinar at your computer, please print a separate copy of this document for each individual interested in earning SNA CEU credit for their participation in the webinar. For further information, please refer to the section entitled "SNA CEU Credit" above.

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