At ANC 2011, SNA will once again align its program tracks to center around the four key areas of the Association’s Keys to Excellence and Certification programs. Whether you are looking to develop new skills, enhance your existing knowledge or simply boost your career, the ANC education program has been designed to provide development and training critical to this profession while allowing you to earn Key Area Hours toward certification.
The ANC 2011 education session tracks are:
Operations: Presentations in this track will demonstrate the importance of establishing a school nutrition environment where policies and procedures ensure worker safety and the safety and quality of meals.
Nutrition: These sessions will cover the A-to-Zs of nutrition, including how school meal, snack and à la carte items contribute to healthy eating habits and how school nutrition personnel are actively involved in nutrition educationat the school level.
Administration: Presentations will focus on ways to manage and administer the challenges of today’s school nutrition program, including ensuring sound business and financial practices, human resources excellence and district organization.
Communications & Marketing: These sessions will highlight ways to promote a positive image of school nutrition programs and work with the school community and allied organizations to promote nutritious foods and nutrition education.
The number of preapproved CEUs that will be awarded for ANC2011 is 25. The CEUs awarded assumes that members attend 25 hours ofeducational programming during the conference, including education sessions, general sessions, exhibits, culinary demonstrations and the Child Nutrition Showcase. The 25 CEUs do not include the Pre-conference sessions.
In addition to the education program tracks, ANC Nashville will feature special Hot Topic and Leadership sessions designed to provide you with information on the critical issues impacting the school nutrition profession, as well as practical training for becoming an effective leader. These sessions will be indicated with special icons in the ANC Program Guide
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Make the most of this year’s conference by creating a schedule of education sessions unique to your needs and interests by referring to the Intended Audience Key: