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Child Nutrition Summer Conference 2024

Attend our Region 5 CN three-day conference with us in order to acquire the knowledge and skills necessary to operate school nutrition programs successfully. School nutrition administrators and nutrition staff are invited to attend the workshop. Continuing education sessions important to meeting the annual training hour requirements of the Professional Standards will be provided in a variety of formats. Child Nutrition Summer Conference 2024 July 23, 24, 25, 2024 All Food Service personnel welcome



Day 1-All Day 6 hour session (Choose One Option)
(Tuesday, July 23, 2024 8:30 AM - 3:30 PM)
Session ID: 499016
Food Production Records-USDA PS Code 2600)(D1AM)
Seats Filled: 53 / 50
Fee: $30.00
Location:Region 05 ESC site, Alamo Room

Important Breakout Information:
This class teaches Contracting Entities (CEs) basic to advanced Food Production Record (FPR) skills, including how to fill out a FPR, how to use meal documentation to support the FPR, and how to use the FPR to improve forecasting, communication, organization, and demonstrating compliance.
This session is full.
Session ID: 502753
Meal Pattern (Breakfast, Lunch, After School Snack for Pre-K, K-5, 6-8, 9-12)USDA PS# 1000,1300,2000(D1AM)
Seats Filled: 48 / 46
Fee: $30.00
Location:Region 05 ESC site, Magnolia Room

Important Breakout Information:
This class aims to teach operators of the National School Lunch Program and the School Breakfast Program the basic meal pattern knowledge, skills, and competencies necessary to run effective and compliant programs, including the lunch and breakfast meal patterns.
This session is full.
Session ID: 502846
Meal Counting & Claiming System USDA PS#2310, 2320 2330 3310(D1AM)
Seats Filled: 43 / 44
Fee: $30.00
Location:Region 05 ESC site, Cypress Room

Important Breakout Information:
This course is designed to assist personnel in child nutrition programs to effectively establish and implement an effective counting and claiming system, acceptable meal collection procedures, quality assurance measures, financial responsibilities, and compliance.
Registration for this session has ended
Session ID: 502847
Administrative Review (AR) & Procurement Review (PR) Process USDA PS# 3000
Seats Filled: 17 / 36
Fee: $30.00
Location:Region 05 ESC site, Redbud Room

Important Breakout Information:
This course is designed to assist personnel responsible for managing the operation financial, and procurement functions of child nutrition programs with procedural knowledge and resources to prepare for the Administrative, Financial, and Procurement Review. This course is not designed to teach the programmatic concepts of operating the NSLP and SBP.
Registration for this session has ended
Session ID: 502848
Food Safety-SPANISH
Seats Filled: 30 / 36
Fee: $15.00
Location:Region 05 ESC site, Neches Room

Important Breakout Information:
Food safety is the responsibility of every person in school nutrition programs. Every action has the potential to impact the safety of the food, whether during purchasing, storing, preparing, holding, serving, or cleaning. This comprehensive food safety training course guides for school nutrition professionals to ensure the preparation and service of safe food and how to manage a safe and sanitary school nutrition operation.
Registration for this session has ended
Day 1-Morning 3 hour session (Choose One Option)
(Tuesday, July 23, 2024 8:30 AM - 11:30 AM)
Session ID: 502984
Computer Skills-Google Mania
Seats Filled: 29 / 28
Fee: $15.00
Location:Region 05 ESC site, Liberty Room

Important Breakout Information:
Participants will learn fundamental elements of using a computer as it pertains to their job, as well Microsoft Excel and the TX-UNPS database.
Registration for this session has ended
Session ID: 502987
Food Allergies for School Nutrition Managers and Staff / Accommodating Special Dietary Needs
Seats Filled: 44 / 44
Fee: $15.00
Location:Region 05 ESC site, Dogwood Room

Important Breakout Information:
Food Allergies for School Nutrition Managers and Staff is an in-depth training on managing food allergies in school nutrition programs. Food allergy management personnel who take this course will create an outline of a food allergy management plan or have an opportunity to strengthen their existing plan. This course includes information about food allergies, food intolerance, reading food labels, avoiding cross contact, accommodating students with food allergies, laws regarding food allergies, and educating the school community about food allergies.
Registration for this session has ended
Day 1- Afternoon 3 hour session (Choose One Item)
(Tuesday, July 23, 2024 12:30 PM - 3:30 PM)
Session ID: 502988
Computer Skills-Google Mania
Seats Filled: 16 / 28
Fee: $15.00
Location:Region 05 ESC site, Liberty Room

Important Breakout Information:
Participants will learn fundamental elements of using a computer as it pertains to their job, as well Microsoft Excel and the TX-UNPS database.
Registration for this session has ended
Session ID: 502990
Food Allergies for School Nutrition Managers and Staff / Accommodating Special Dietary Needs
Seats Filled: 31 / 44
Fee: $15.00
Location:Region 05 ESC site, Dogwood Room

Important Breakout Information:
Food Allergies for School Nutrition Managers and Staff is an in-depth training on managing food allergies in school nutrition programs. Food allergy management personnel who take this course will create an outline of a food allergy management plan or have an opportunity to strengthen their existing plan. This course includes information about food allergies, food intolerance, reading food labels, avoiding cross contact, accommodating students with food allergies, laws regarding food allergies, and educating the school community about food allergies.
Registration for this session has ended
Day 2-All Day 6 hour session (Choose One Option)
(Wednesday, July 24, 2024 8:30 AM - 3:30 PM)
Session ID: 502998
Food Production Records-USDA PS Code 2600
Seats Filled: 50 / 50
Fee: $30.00
Location:Region 05 ESC site, Alamo Room

Important Breakout Information:
This class teaches Contracting Entities (CEs) basic to advanced Food Production Record (FPR) skills including how to fill out a FPR, how to use meal documentation to support the FPR and how to use the FPR to improve forecasting, communication, organization and to demonstrate compliance.
Registration for this session has ended
Session ID: 503018
Meal Pattern (Breakfast, Lunch, After school Snack for Pre-K, K-5, 6-8, 9-12) USDA PS Codes 1000,1300,2000
Seats Filled: 46 / 46
Fee: $30.00
Location:Region 05 ESC site, Magnolia Room

Important Breakout Information:
This class aims to teach operators of the National School Lunch Program and the School Breakfast Program the basic meal pattern knowledge, skills, and competencies necessary to run effective and compliant programs including the lunch and breakfast meal patterns.
Registration for this session has ended
Session ID: 503021
Meal Counting & Claiming System-USDA PS Codes-2310,2320,2330,3310
Seats Filled: 45 / 44
Fee: $30.00
Location:Region 05 ESC site, Cypress Room

Important Breakout Information:
This course is designed to assist personnel in child nutrition programs to effectively establish and implement an effective counting and claiming system, acceptable meal collection procedures, quality assurance measures, financial responsibilities, and compliance.
Registration for this session has ended
Session ID: 503029
Meal Pattern (Breakfast, Lunch, After School Snack for Pre-K, K-5, 6-8, 9-12)USDA PS# 1000,1300,2000(D1AM)
Seats Filled: 40 / 36
Fee: $30.00
Location:Region 05 ESC site, Redbud Room

Important Breakout Information:
This class aims to teach operators of the National School Lunch Program and the School Breakfast Program the basic meal pattern knowledge, skills, and competencies necessary to run effective and compliant programs, including the lunch and breakfast meal patterns.
Registration for this session has ended
Session ID: 503247
Food Production Records-USDA PS Code 2600)(D2)
Seats Filled: 45 / 44
Fee: $30.00
Location:Region 05 ESC site, Dogwood Room

Important Breakout Information:
This class teaches Contracting Entities (CEs) basic to advanced Food Production Record (FPR) skills, including how to fill out a FPR, how to use meal documentation to support the FPR, and how to use the FPR to improve forecasting, communication, organization, and demonstrating compliance.
Registration for this session has ended
Day 2- Morning 3 hour session (Choose One Option)
(Wednesday, July 24, 2024 8:30 AM - 11:30 AM)
Session ID: 503177
Local Wellness Policy USDA PS# 3230,4150(D2AM)
Seats Filled: 12 / 28
Fee: $15.00
Location:Region 05 ESC site, Liberty Room

Important Breakout Information:
**Participants need to bring their school/district’s LWP to the course, or have a digital copy readily available.** This course is intended to position CEs to meet and exceed all the requirements of the Local Wellness Policy (LWP), while also supporting LEAs in tracking all updates and implementation efforts on an annual basis. They include a LWP template, a guide on the background and requirements for the LWP, an accompanying LWP checklist, and a Triennial Assessment Template to assist your local wellness committee with including all legislative requirements in the policy.
Registration for this session has ended
Session ID: 503178
Focus on the Customers for Directors & Managers USDA PS# 4000
Seats Filled: 38 / 36
Fee: $15.00
Location:Region 05 ESC site, Neches Room

Important Breakout Information:
This course focuses on making the customer the center of all activity through getting to know the student and developing customer service strategies based on student needs and expectations.
Registration for this session has ended
Session ID: 506814
Cashier Training: Recognizing Reimbursable Meals-USDA PS#1110,2200,2310,3310
Seats Filled: 27 / 25
Fee: $15.00
Location:Region 05 ESC site, Director Office

Important Breakout Information:
This course reviews the reimbursable meal and acceptable meal counting procedures and responsibilities.
Registration for this session has ended
Day 2- Afternoon 3 hour session (Choose One Option)
(Wednesday, July 24, 2024 12:30 PM - 3:30 PM)
(Wednesday, July 24, 2024 12:30 PM - 3:30 PM)
Session ID: 503180
Cashier Training: Recognizing Reimbursable Meals-USDA PS#1110,2200,2310,3310
Seats Filled: 30 / 25
Fee: $15.00
Location:Region 05 ESC site, Liberty Room

Important Breakout Information:
This course reviews the reimbursable meal and acceptable meal counting procedures and responsibilities.
Registration for this session has ended
Session ID: 506790
Focus on the Customers for Directors & Managers USDA PS# 4000
Seats Filled: 25 / 36
Fee: $15.00
Location:Region 05 ESC site, Neches Room

Important Breakout Information:
This course focuses on making the customer the center of all activity through getting to know the student and developing customer service strategies based on student needs and expectations.
Registration for this session has ended
Day 3- All Day 6 hour session (Choose One Option)
(Thursday, July 25, 2024 8:30 AM - 3:30 PM)
Session ID: 503189
Food Production Records-USDA PS Code 2600(D3)
Seats Filled: 50 / 50
Fee: $30.00
Location:Region 05 ESC site, Alamo Room

Important Breakout Information:
This class teaches Contracting Entities (CEs) basic to advanced Food Production Record (FPR) skills including how to fill out a FPR, how to use meal documentation to support the FPR and how to use the FPR to improve forecasting, communication, organization and to demonstrate compliance.
Registration for this session has ended
Session ID: 503199
Fundamentals of USDA Foods PS# 1170,2400
Seats Filled: 23 / 46
Fee: $30.00
Location:Region 05 ESC site, Magnolia Room

Important Breakout Information:
This course will provide fundamental knowledge in the areas of Entitlement, Menu Planning, Forecasting and DoD Fresh to allow for better use of entitlement funds in the new USDA Web-Based Supply Chain Management (WBSCM) system. Which will be used to manage USDA Foods for the National School Lunch Program (NSLP) and Summer Food Service Program (SFSP) in the following areas: Ordering Entitlement Management Receipting (for Direct Ship RAs only)
Registration for this session has ended
Session ID: 503250
Food Production Records-USDA PS Code 2600)(D3)
Seats Filled: 44 / 44
Fee: $30.00
Location:Region 05 ESC site, Dogwood Room

Important Breakout Information:
This class teaches Contracting Entities (CEs) basic to advanced Food Production Record (FPR) skills, including how to fill out a FPR, how to use meal documentation to support the FPR, and how to use the FPR to improve forecasting, communication, organization, and demonstrating compliance.
Registration for this session has ended
Session ID: 516632
School Nutrition Front-Line Worker Training
Seats Filled: 33 / 44
Fee: $30.00
Location:Region 05 ESC site, Cypress Room

Important Breakout Information:
This comprehensive course will provide an overview of the purpose and scope of the school meals program. Participants will learn the importance of their role and day-to-day duties that contribute to the overall success of compliant food service operations. Participants will review and evaluate performance measures and professional competencies that demonstrate the required knowledge and skills that contribute to compliant food service operations. Course Objectives: • Understand the history and purpose of the school meals program. • Explore who school nutrition staff are responsible to, why, and how compliance is documented through job performance. • Identify performance measures that demonstrate knowledge and skills that contribute to a compliant food service program. • Evaluate professional competencies, knowledge, and skills to establish goals for success.
Registration for this session has ended
Day 3- Morning 3 hour session (Choose One Option)
(Thursday, July 25, 2024 8:30 AM - 11:30 AM)
Session ID: 503202
Menu Planning for Healthy School Meals NSLP&SBP-USDA PS# 1000,1120,2110,2150
Seats Filled: 36 / 36
Fee: $15.00
Location:Region 05 ESC site, Redbud Room

Important Breakout Information:
This class teaches menu planners of the National School Lunch Program (NSLP) and the School Breakfast Program (SBP) how to plan a basic menu, advanced techniques that increase student acceptance and support nutritional requirements and tools that support the menu plan.
Registration for this session has ended
Session ID: 503204
Smart Snack NSLP-SBP-USDA PS# 1000
Seats Filled: 32 / 28
Fee: $15.00
Location:Region 05 ESC site, Liberty Room

Important Breakout Information:
This class provides an overview of Nutrition Standards for All Foods and Beverages (aka Smart Snacks) sold in schools outside of reimbursable meals. Participants will gain an understanding of how Smart Snacks will affect ala carte sales and fundraisers as well as how to use the Smart Snacks Calculator.
Registration for this session has ended
Session ID: 503206
Focus on the Customers for Directors & Managers USDA PS# 4000(D3)
Seats Filled: 33 / 36
Fee: $15.00
Location:Region 05 ESC site, Neches Room

Important Breakout Information:
This course focuses on making the customer the center of all activity through getting to know the student and developing customer service strategies based on student needs and expectations.
Registration for this session has ended
Session ID: 503212
Food Allergies for School Nutrition Managers & Staff Accommodating Special Dietary Needs-USDA PS# 2600(D3AM)
Seats Filled: 32 / 40
Fee: $15.00
Location:Region 05 ESC site, Independence Room

Important Breakout Information:
Food Allergies for School Nutrition Managers and Staff is an in-depth training on managing food allergies in school nutrition programs. Food allergy management personnel who take this course will create an outline of a food allergy management plan or have an opportunity to strengthen their existing plan. This course includes information about food allergies, food intolerance, reading food labels, avoiding cross contact, accommodating students with food allergies, laws regarding food allergies, and educating the school community about food allergies.
Registration for this session has ended
Session ID: 506816
Cashier Training: Recognizing Reimbursable Meals-USDA PS#1110,2200,2310,3310
Seats Filled: 29 / 25
Fee: $15.00
Location:Region 05 ESC site, Director Office

Important Breakout Information:
This course reviews the reimbursable meal and acceptable meal counting procedures and responsibilities.
Registration for this session has ended
Day 3- Afternoon 3 hour session (Choose One Option)
(Thursday, July 25, 2024 12:30 PM - 3:30 PM)
Session ID: 503203
Menu Planning for Healthy School Meals NSLP&SBP-USDA PS# 1000,1120,2110,2150(D3PM)
Seats Filled: 13 / 36
Fee: $15.00
Location:Region 05 ESC site, Redbud Room

Important Breakout Information:
This class teaches menu planners of the National School Lunch Program (NSLP) and the School Breakfast Program (SBP) how to plan a basic menu, advanced techniques that increase student acceptance and support nutritional requirements and tools that support the menu plan.
Registration for this session has ended
Session ID: 503205
Smart Snacks NSLP-SBP-USDA PS# 1000 (D3PM)
Seats Filled: 29 / 28
Fee: $15.00
Location:Region 05 ESC site, Liberty Room

Important Breakout Information:
This class provides an overview of Nutrition Standards for All Foods and Beverages (aka Smart Snacks) sold in schools outside of reimbursable meals. Participants will gain an understanding of how Smart Snacks will affect ala carte sales and fundraisers as well as how to use the Smart Snacks Calculator.
Registration for this session has ended
Session ID: 503222
Cashier Training: Recognizing Reimbursable Meals-USDA PS#1110,2200,2310,3310(D3PM)
Seats Filled: 33 / 25
Fee: $15.00
Location:Region 05 ESC site, Independence Room

Important Breakout Information:
This course reviews the reimbursable meal and acceptable meal counting procedures and responsibilities.
Registration for this session has ended
Session ID: 506791
Focus on the Customers for Directors & Managers USDA PS# 4000
Seats Filled: 24 / 36
Fee: $15.00
Location:Region 05 ESC site, Neches Room
Registration for this session has ended
2 Days-12 Hour session(Choose One Option)
(Tuesday, July 23, 2024 8:30 AM - 3:30 PM)
(Wednesday, July 24, 2024 8:30 AM - 3:30 PM)
Session ID: 502974
Eligibility & Verification Guidance
Seats Filled: 12 / 40
Fee: $60.00
Location:Region 05 ESC site, Independence Room

Important Breakout Information:
This training will help CEs establish a foundation in policies and procedures to determine and document student eligibility to participate in the free and reduced-priced meals offered in the NSLP and SBP, as well as learn the the the required processes for verifying students’ eligibility to stay compliant.
Registration for this session has ended





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