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Upcoming Events

    • Tuesday, March 12, 2019
    • 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
    • At Your Desk via GoToWebinar
    • 91
    Register


    ACDA EDUCAST SERIES: Incorporating USDA Foods
    into Menus

    Tuesday, March 12th | 1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. ET


    Creative use of USDA Foods helps districts  menu ingredients in a variety of ways to maximize their use and create appealing, innovative menus for students.  Hear from USDA, a state agency and school district culinary director to get ideas about the many ways to incorporate USDA Foods into menus and maximize the use of these products.

    http://www.commodityfoods.org/event-3248016


    MODERATOR:
    Chris Facha, SNS, Senior USDA Food Distribution Program Coordinator


    PRESENTERS:


    Bertrand Weber, Director, Culinary and Wellness Services, Minneapolis Public Schools

    Susan Thompson, MS, RDN, LDN, SNS, School Nutrition Specialist, North Carolina Dept. of Public Instruction

    Julie Skolmowski, MPH, RD, SNS, Branch Chief, USDA FNS, Food Distribution Programs


    COST:

    1. ACDA Members - FREE!
    2. Non-member- $25.00



    WEBINAR PROFESSIONAL STANDARDS LEARNING OBJECTIVES:


    Key Areas:
    Menu Planning – 1100



    TWO STEP REGISTRATION PROCESS:

    PLEASE NOTE: There is a two step process to this registration. 

    1. Register with ACDA via this email/event post. You will receive an email confirmation from ACDA with instructions about the next step.

    2. Follow the instructions in the confirmation email (check your junk and clutter mail if you do not receive) to obtain a unique access link directly from GoToWebinar before your registration is complete. 

    • Saturday, March 16, 2019
    • Salem, OR

    Visit http://osna.us/state-conference to learn more! 

    Contact:

    Becki Wicks
    503-844-1460  


    • Tuesday, April 16, 2019
    • Gateway Hotel and Conference Center Ames, IA

    This program is held in conjunction with the SNAI Director's Meeting. 

    Contact:

    Sarah White
    515-281-4032  


    • Sunday, May 05, 2019
    • 8:00 AM (EDT)
    • Wednesday, May 08, 2019
    • 12:00 PM (EDT)
    • The Conference and Event Center Niagara Falls, Niagara Falls, NY
    Register


    Join us for the 2019 Annual National Conference. This is an event you do not want to miss! Registration opens December 6! Register prior to March 1 to take advantage of the early bird registration rate!

    Highlights include:

    • Sessions for both beginners and advanced level employees
    • Community feeding sessions including TEFAP and CSFP
    • Understanding roles and responsibilities of different USDA Foods stakeholder groups
    • How to maximize USDA Foods entitlement dollars
    • Regulations and Guidance on Federal feeding programs
    • Procurement
    • Hot Topics in USDA Foods Programs

    More details, including hotel information and a schedule, can be found on our Annual Conference page.

    Registration Fees and Options:

    Registration Type  

    Early Bird

    Until
    3/1/19 

    Advanced

    Until
    4/15/19 

    Regular

    After
    4/15/19 

    One Day
    Only 

     Member

     $450

     $525

     $545

     $125

     Non-Member: States/Allied/ Agriculture

     $745

     $825

     $845

     $199

     Non-Member: Industry/Associate

     $845

     $925

     $945

     $199

     Non-Member: Recipient Agency

     $600

     $675

     $695

     $150

     Federal Government

     $450

     $525

     $545

     $199

     Spouse or Guest*

     $85

     $85

     $85

     $N/A

    *Spouse or guest registration provides access to receptions and breakfasts only. Guests are not permitted to attend sessions and/or educational offerings. 

    View our event cancellation, refund and no-show policies.


    • Monday, June 10, 2019
    • Wednesday, June 12, 2019
    • Alexandria, VA

    Contact: Erika Westfall (970-356-2199) to learn more! 


    • Monday, April 27, 2020
    • Thursday, April 30, 2020
    • Hyatt Regency Seattle - Corner of 8th and Howell (Downtown Seattle)

    Save the Date!


    ACDA looks forward to welcoming you to thriving and exciting Seattle for unbeatable education and networking. 

    More information coming soon!

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