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Truckee Meadows Community College (TMCC)

7000 Dandini Boulevard

Reno, NV 89512

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Northern Nevada School Wellness Conference

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2019 Northern Nevada School Wellness Conference

The Nevada Department of Agriculture Food and Nutrition Division is excited to host its second Northern Nevada School Wellness Conference in Reno on March 16, 2019 at the Truckee Meadows Community College Dandini Campus.

This FREE event includes lunch and .5 CEUs! And we have some amazing raffle prizes!

All administrators, school wellness coordinators, teachers, food service staff and community stakeholders are encouraged to attend!

Registration will be open for check in from 7:30-8:00am. The conference will be held from 8am-5pm and is packed with inspirational speakers, great ideas and energy to help you successfully implement the School Wellness Policy at your school!

Keynote speaker:

Chef Ann Cooper, Chef Ann Foundation

Chef Ann Cooper is an internationally recognized author, chef, educator, public speaker, and advocate of healthy food for all children. In a nation where kids are born with shorter estimated life expectancies than their parents due to diet-related disease, Chef Ann has been a constant champion of school food reform as an important avenue through which to improve childhood nutrition.

Featured speakers:

Dr. Chris Lineberry, Dr. Shane Hesse, Dr. Lynn Miller, Core Purpose Consulting

Educational experts in the fields of staff development, education, student achievement, increased proficiency, and the integration of health and wellness into schools, businesses, and organizations. Core Purpose Consulting has collectively published over 100 books, trained adults and young adults in over 750 districts in all 50 states and 15 foreign countries, presented at multiple national educational conferences, and been recognized by multiple agencies for excellence in the field of education and health and wellness.

Session topics include:

• Wellness Policy 101

• Incentives & Rewards

• Fundraising

• Recess Before Lunch & Physical Activity

• Social and Emotional Learning

• Competitive Foods / Smart Snacks

• Farm to School and the Wellness Policy

• Roles and Responsibilities as a School Wellness Coordinator

• Wellness Champions Panel Q&A

• Finding Your Why

• Sponsor Resource Round-Up

CEUs Available

Conference sessions will provide .5 CEUs of Professional Development credit. Our working lunch session is generously being sponsored by Northern Nevada Medical Center.

Travel Stipends:

Travel stipends are available for those attending from out of town in lieu of CEU credits. Please contact Lori Patch at the Nevada Department of Agriculture to apply for a stipend.

Questions? Contact:

Lori Patch, Grants Administrator,, 775-353-3664

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