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Southern Nevada School Wellness Conference

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2019 Southern Nevada School Wellness Conference

The Nevada Department of Agriculture Food and Nutrition Division is excited to host the first Southern Nevada School Wellness Conference in Las Vegas on February 9, 2019 at the College of Southern Nevada - North Las Vegas Campus.

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

Eligible Attendees: Administrators, school wellness coordinators, teachers and food service staff are encouraged to attend!

Registration will be open for check in from 7:30-8:00am. The conference will be held from 8am-4:30pm and is packed with inspirational speakers, great ideas and energy to help you successfully implement the School Wellness Policy at your school!

Attendance is limited to the first 200 Administrators and School Wellness Coordinators. There will be a wait list.

Keynote speaker:

Dayle Hayes, MS, RD, School Meals That Rock

Dayle Hayes is an award-winning author and educator. Her creativity and common-sense have made her a sought-after speaker across the USA. As a parent and member of the School Nutrition Association, Dayle is dedicated make school environments healthy for students and staff.

Featured speakers:

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

Core Purpose Consulting are 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 Alternatives

• Recess Before Lunch & Physical Activity

• Nutrition Standards & Education

• Competitive Foods / Smart Snacks

• Farm to School and the Wellness Policy

• Organizing a Wellness Committee

• Community Engagement

• Grant Writing to Support Your Initiatives

• Wellness Champions Panel Q&A

• Finding Your Why

• Sponsor Resource Round-Up

Register Today!

Attendance is limited to the first 200 people, with Administrators and School Wellness Coordinators as a priority. There will be a wait list.

CEUs Available

Conference sessions will provide .5 CEUs of Professional Development credit. Our working lunch session is generously being sponsored by Sunrise Children's Hospital.

Travel Stipends

Travel stipends are available for those attending the conference from outside of Clark County. Please contact Lori Patch at the Nevada Department of Agriculture to apply.

Questions? Contact:

Lori Patch, Grants Administrator, lpatch@agri.nv.gov, 775-353-3664

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College of Southern Nevada North Las Vegas Campus

3200 East Cheyenne Avenue

North Las Vegas, NV 89030

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