April 20, 2012 – This summer’s Annual National Conference (ANC), taking place July 15-18, 2012, in Denver, is a four-day learning experience tailored to your needs. With 90 education sessions covering a wide array of topics on operations, administration, nutrition and communications and marketing, you easily can create a personal itinerary of sessions that are directly relevant to you and your job.
Plus, with seven planned pre-conference sessions on topics ranging from Food Safety Basics and the USDA Food Program to Financial Management and Conflict Management, you can arrive a few days and get even more out of your time at ANC. Depending on the courses you select, you’ll come away with valuable ‘take-home’ strategies such as keeping school food safe, safe handling techniques, maintaining profitable budgets, or learning about the best-practice strategies for a successful farm-to-school program. Not to mention, pre-conference sessions are a great way to earn Key Area Hours for initial certification for Levels 2 and 3, as well as a chance to earn even more Continuing Education Units (CEUs) to add on to the 25 hours earned for attending ANC.
In addition, ANC will also feature other opportunities to further target your training to your specific needs. For example, if you’re a chapter leader, Chapter Leadership Day is your opportunity to hear how you can develop programs and services that will enhance your chapter and allow you to attract and retain members. Topics essential to your success, such as volunteer development, growing membership and leading effective meetings will be presented by expert speakers. Breakout sessions and networking opportunities with chapter leaders from across the country will provide you with the opportunity for interaction, exchange of ideas and the chance to address challenges confronting you.
If you would like to participate in any of these training opportunities, be sure to indicate your intention to attend when registering for ANC. If you’re already registered for ANC, you can still add these opportunities to your registration by e-mailing or faxing SNA’s Meeting Center at (301) 686-3115.
To register for ANC, or to learn more about the targeted training opportunities that make ANC the school nutrition event of the year, visit www.schoolnutrition.org/anc.
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