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Gaining Teacher & Principal Buy-in for Breakfast After the Bell

Principals and teachers are an essential part of a successful Breakfast After the Bell (BAB) program. Learn strategies for gaining buy-in from these crucial stakeholders; providing BAB training prior to implementation; maintaining communication to sustain your BAB program; and building a network of principal and teacher champions. This webinar is most appropriate for school nutrition directors, but we welcome anyone interested in learning more about gaining buy-in from teachers and principals for BAB.

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No Kid Hungry Summer Meals Texting Dashboard

Join us to discover a new tool for community advocates, program sponsors, and state agency administrators to leverage data from No Kid Hungry's summer meals texting hotline to support strategic planning and program outreach. As your team gleans lessons learned from 2018 and begins to plan for next summer, join us to explore how data gleaned from the texting hotline can yield insights about when and where families seek information about sites in their community.

 

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Breakfast After the Bell Basics

New to "Breakfast After the Bell"? This webinar covers the basics. Learn about Breakfast After the Bell (BAB), why it’s the most effective model to increase school breakfast participation, and how you can plan to implement a successful BAB program. This webinar is best suited for school teachers, principals, and food service staff, but anyone interested in Breakfast After the Bell can learn something from this webinar.

 

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Go Where the Kids Are: Find Success with Supper this School Year

Serving afterschool meals through the CACFP can be a win for students, sponsors, and schools, but achieving strong supper participation can be a challenge. Learn the strategies of two successful school districts, such as Supper in the Classroom and delivering meals to activity groups. This webinar, made possible by No Kid Hungry’s Afterschool Meals partner Tyson Foods, Inc., offers helpful ideas on how to structure your program whether you’re a supper veteran or just thinking of piloting this year.

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Serve Summer Meals at Nontraditional Sites

In our last webinar of this year's "School's Out, Food's In" series, we will explore opportunities to extend meal service to migrant communities. Webinar attendees will first learn basic criteria for serving meals at migrant sites and then hear from providers who have pursued expanded service in this area.

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Summer Meals at Public Housing Facilities

Summer meal service at public housing sites has expanded greatly in recent years. At the same time, for this model to continue to grow, program sponsors must successfully identify and engage key decision-makers who can lend management support to meal service at sites. Learn about opportunities to work with state Rural Development offices, property management companies and site staff to implement this service model in communities you serve.

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Getting Ready for Breakfast After the Bell

Breakfast After the Bell models are the most effective ways to increase breakfast participation in schools and meet the needs of the students. Join us as we discuss the many things to think about when getting ready to implement a Breakfast After the Bell program, such as equipment, timeline, and troubleshooting.

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Partner with Universities to Build Your Summer Meals Capacity

Universities are active both on and off campus grounds in ways that present opportunities for partnership when school is out. Join us to learn how effective partnerships around the country leverage university assets such as kitchen facilities and volunteers to amplify efforts to serve children when school is out.

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Engage the Healthcare Community to Support Summer Meals

The connection between child health and nutrition has been clearly demonstrated, and summer meals represent an exciting opportunity for enhanced partnership between these sectors. Attendees explored examples of health departments, hospitals and other healthcare providers who serve as summer meals sponsors or sites and received leaders’ perspectives on strategies for successful partnership.

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Leverage Mobile Solutions to Increase Access to Summer Meals

Mobile meals are an established strategy to reach children and families with summer meals in hard-to-reach areas. Attendees heard from leaders in mobile service and delivery operations who provided insights to help listeners assess the viability of this approach within their community, while also shedding light on factors contributing to their success.