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2019 Child Nutrition Summer Conference
This multi-day conference provides professional development for Food Service Personnel in all areas of compliance for the NSBP and the NSLP.

Need a room for the Conference? We have a room block:
Hampton Inn & Suites Waco South
2501 MarketPlace Dr
Waco, TX 76711
254-662-9500
Ask for Room Block: ESC 12 Child Nutrition to receive our special rate of $105 per night.

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Tuesday, July 9
 

8:00am

Financial Management for Directors
Speakers
AP

Art Provencio

Consultant


Tuesday July 9, 2019 8:00am - 11:00am
ESC Region 12 2101 W Loop 340 Waco, TX 76712

8:00am

Food Production Records
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.

Speakers
TH

Tomekia Holman

Child Nutrition, ESC Region 10


Tuesday July 9, 2019 8:00am - 11:00am
ESC Region 12 2101 W Loop 340 Waco, TX 76712

8:00am

An Apple a Day: Health & Wellness in the Workplace
Personal wellness doesn't stop when you walk into work. Learn tips and tools to help you be healthier at work and at home.  Topics covered will include healthy eating, physical activity, and stress management.

Speakers
MT

Mandy Tyler

Child Nutrition, ESC Region 20


Tuesday July 9, 2019 8:00am - 11:00am
ESC Region 12 2101 W Loop 340 Waco, TX 76712

8:00am

Customer Service
Speakers
GR

Gwen Ryan

Consultant


Tuesday July 9, 2019 8:00am - 11:00am

8:00am

Eligibility Counting & Claiming
This class, based on the new meal pattern, will offer guidance and proper procedure for identifying, documenting and claiming of reimbursable meals based on student eligibility. A very strong emphasis will be placed on learning the basics of offer vs serve and identifying a reimbursable meal. Self-Assessment criteria that includes required forms such as the Daily Record, Accuclaim Edit Check and the On-site Review will also be covered.

Speakers
LG

Lydia Going

Child Nutrition, ESC Region 8


Tuesday July 9, 2019 8:00am - 11:00am
ESC Region 12 2101 W Loop 340 Waco, TX 76712

8:00am

HACCP (Food Safety)
This course is designed to provide school nutrition employees with up-to-date information on food safety. This training contains lessons and activities which allow participants to be actively involved in learning the food safety concepts needed to prepare and serve food safely and to keep school nutrition facilities safe and sanitary. The chapters cover topics such as: food safety, prevention of food-borne illness, basics of microorganisms, process for food-borne illness prevention, and food safety programs for schools.

Speakers
BS

Beverly Shaw

Child Nutrition, ESC Region 13
JL

Julia Lehle

Child Nutrition, ESC Region 13


Tuesday July 9, 2019 8:00am - 11:00am
ESC Region 12 2101 W Loop 340 Waco, TX 76712

8:00am

Kitchen Fundamentals
This is a hands-on culinary class designed to assist school nutrition professionals in obtaining the necessary skills to prepare healthy and delicious school meals. An emphasis will be made on improving knife skills, recipe development, and creating beautiful serving lines.

Speakers
CK

Chef Kelly Waldron

Child Nutrition, ESC Region 13


Tuesday July 9, 2019 8:00am - 11:00am
ESC Region 12 2101 W Loop 340 Waco, TX 76712

8:00am

Kitchen Math
This class provides participants with practice solving math problems involving operations, fractions and decimals. Participants will identify units of measurement, and solve for equivalent measures. Participants will apply math skills to calculate serving sizes, the number of servings needed and to adjust recipes.

Speakers
HM

Heather Morris

Child Nutrition, ESC Region 11


Tuesday July 9, 2019 8:00am - 11:00am
ESC Region 12 2101 W Loop 340 Waco, TX 76712

8:00am

Meal Pattern
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.

Speakers
AP

Ashley Phillips

Child Nutrition, ESC Region 11


Tuesday July 9, 2019 8:00am - 11:00am
ESC Region 12 2101 W Loop 340 Waco, TX 76712

8:00am

Menu Planning
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.

Speakers
avatar for Traliece Bradford

Traliece Bradford

Child Nutrition, Region 10 ESC
Traliece Bradford, MS, RDN, LD is a Child Nutrition Consultant at Education Service Center Region 10 (Region 10 ESC) in Richardson, TX.  She has been working in the food and nutrition industry for 13 years in the fields of healthcare, public health, and school nutrition. Before becoming... Read More →


Tuesday July 9, 2019 8:00am - 11:00am
ESC Region 12 2101 W Loop 340 Waco, TX 76712

8:00am

Smart Snacks
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.

Speakers
EH

Evelyn Hawkins

Hawkins Consulting & Training Services Inc


Tuesday July 9, 2019 8:00am - 11:00am
ESC Region 12 2101 W Loop 340 Waco, TX 76712

8:00am

Team Building
The class will engage participants in motivational workplace behaviors with an emphasis on teamwork and collaboration in the work environment.

Speakers
DC

Daneen Carter

Child Nutrition, ESC Region 8


Tuesday July 9, 2019 8:00am - 11:00am

8:00am

Using Free Resources to market your Program
Dairy MAX, your local dairy council ,will present the use of free marketing tools and tips to grow your school meal program.  In addition to science based facts, the tools provide access to curriculum and incentives to use current tactics on marketing to your target audience.  Marketing to the new generations of consumers has changed due to the emerging world of media savvy youth. Join the conversation of marketing and outreach to your students.

Speakers
avatar for Joann Knox

Joann Knox

School Wellness Consultant, Dairy Max
Joann Knox loves to tell people she advocates for school nutrition while3 empowering teachers and students to facilitate healthy change in the school environment.. She has 26 years in school nutrition related fields. 24 of those years were as a Child Nutrition/Food Service Director... Read More →


Tuesday July 9, 2019 8:00am - 11:00am
ESC Region 12 2101 W Loop 340 Waco, TX 76712

12:00pm

An Apple a Day: Health & Wellness in the Workplace
Personal wellness doesn't stop when you walk into work. Learn tips and tools to help you be healthier at work and at home.  Topics covered will include healthy eating, physical activity, and stress management.

Speakers
MT

Mandy Tyler

Child Nutrition, ESC Region 20


Tuesday July 9, 2019 12:00pm - 3:00pm
ESC Region 12 2101 W Loop 340 Waco, TX 76712

12:00pm

Customer Service
Speakers
GR

Gwen Ryan

Consultant


Tuesday July 9, 2019 12:00pm - 3:00pm

12:00pm

Eligibility Counting & Claiming
This class, based on the new meal pattern, will offer guidance and proper procedure for identifying, documenting and claiming of reimbursable meals based on student eligibility. A very strong emphasis will be placed on learning the basics of offer vs serve and identifying a reimbursable meal. Self-Assessment criteria that includes required forms such as the Daily Record, Accuclaim Edit Check and the On-site Review will also be covered.

Speakers
LG

Lydia Going

Child Nutrition, ESC Region 8


Tuesday July 9, 2019 12:00pm - 3:00pm
ESC Region 12 2101 W Loop 340 Waco, TX 76712

12:00pm

HACCP (Food Safety)
This course is designed to provide school nutrition employees with up-to-date information on food safety. This training contains lessons and activities which allow participants to be actively involved in learning the food safety concepts needed to prepare and serve food safely and to keep school nutrition facilities safe and sanitary. The chapters cover topics such as: food safety, prevention of food-borne illness, basics of microorganisms, process for food-borne illness prevention, and food safety programs for schools.

Speakers
BS

Beverly Shaw

Child Nutrition, ESC Region 13
JL

Julia Lehle

Child Nutrition, ESC Region 13


Tuesday July 9, 2019 12:00pm - 3:00pm
ESC Region 12 2101 W Loop 340 Waco, TX 76712

12:00pm

Kitchen Fundamentals
This is a hands-on culinary class designed to assist school nutrition professionals in obtaining the necessary skills to prepare healthy and delicious school meals. An emphasis will be made on improving knife skills, recipe development, and creating beautiful serving lines.

Speakers
CK

Chef Kelly Waldron

Child Nutrition, ESC Region 13


Tuesday July 9, 2019 12:00pm - 3:00pm
ESC Region 12 2101 W Loop 340 Waco, TX 76712

12:00pm

Kitchen Math
This class provides participants with practice solving math problems involving operations, fractions and decimals. Participants will identify units of measurement, and solve for equivalent measures. Participants will apply math skills to calculate serving sizes, the number of servings needed and to adjust recipes.

Speakers
HM

Heather Morris

Child Nutrition, ESC Region 11


Tuesday July 9, 2019 12:00pm - 3:00pm
ESC Region 12 2101 W Loop 340 Waco, TX 76712

12:00pm

Meal Pattern
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.

Speakers
AP

Ashley Phillips

Child Nutrition, ESC Region 11


Tuesday July 9, 2019 12:00pm - 3:00pm
ESC Region 12 2101 W Loop 340 Waco, TX 76712

12:00pm

Menu Planning
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.

Speakers
avatar for Traliece Bradford

Traliece Bradford

Child Nutrition, Region 10 ESC
Traliece Bradford, MS, RDN, LD is a Child Nutrition Consultant at Education Service Center Region 10 (Region 10 ESC) in Richardson, TX.  She has been working in the food and nutrition industry for 13 years in the fields of healthcare, public health, and school nutrition. Before becoming... Read More →


Tuesday July 9, 2019 12:00pm - 3:00pm
ESC Region 12 2101 W Loop 340 Waco, TX 76712

12:00pm

Smart Snacks
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.

Speakers
EH

Evelyn Hawkins

Hawkins Consulting & Training Services Inc


Tuesday July 9, 2019 12:00pm - 3:00pm
ESC Region 12 2101 W Loop 340 Waco, TX 76712

12:00pm

Team Building
The class will engage participants in motivational workplace behaviors with an emphasis on teamwork and collaboration in the work environment.

Speakers
DC

Daneen Carter

Child Nutrition, ESC Region 8


Tuesday July 9, 2019 12:00pm - 3:00pm

12:00pm

Using Free Resources to market your Program
Dairy MAX, your local dairy council ,will present the use of free marketing tools and tips to grow your school meal program.  In addition to science based facts, the tools provide access to curriculum and incentives to use current tactics on marketing to your target audience.  Marketing to the new generations of consumers has changed due to the emerging world of media savvy youth. Join the conversation of marketing and outreach to your students.

Speakers
avatar for Joann Knox

Joann Knox

School Wellness Consultant, Dairy Max
Joann Knox loves to tell people she advocates for school nutrition while3 empowering teachers and students to facilitate healthy change in the school environment.. She has 26 years in school nutrition related fields. 24 of those years were as a Child Nutrition/Food Service Director... Read More →


Tuesday July 9, 2019 12:00pm - 3:00pm
ESC Region 12 2101 W Loop 340 Waco, TX 76712
 
Wednesday, July 10
 

8:00am

Eligibility Guidance
As a result of attending this session participants responsible for determining eligibility for free and reduced price meals will understand the requirements, policies, and procedures to determine a student’s eligibility status. Participants will be able to successfully apply that understanding to ensure the effectiveness and accuracy of the CE’s eligibility determination process. Participants will review application packet requirements, media release, distributing applications, processing household applications, direct certification, protecting student privacy, and record retention.

Speakers
VC

Victor Costilla

Child Nutrition, ESC Region 20


Wednesday July 10, 2019 8:00am - 11:00am
ESC Region 12 2101 W Loop 340 Waco, TX 76712

8:00am

Financial Management for Managers
Speakers
AP

Art Provencio

Consultant


Wednesday July 10, 2019 8:00am - 11:00am
ESC Region 12 2101 W Loop 340 Waco, TX 76712

8:00am

Food Production Records
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.

Speakers
TH

Tomekia Holman

Child Nutrition, ESC Region 10


Wednesday July 10, 2019 8:00am - 11:00am
ESC Region 12 2101 W Loop 340 Waco, TX 76712

8:00am

Customer Service
Speakers
GR

Gwen Ryan

Consultant


Wednesday July 10, 2019 8:00am - 11:00am

8:00am

Eligibility Counting & Claiming
This class, based on the new meal pattern, will offer guidance and proper procedure for identifying, documenting and claiming of reimbursable meals based on student eligibility. A very strong emphasis will be placed on learning the basics of offer vs serve and identifying a reimbursable meal. Self-Assessment criteria that includes required forms such as the Daily Record, Accuclaim Edit Check and the On-site Review will also be covered.

Speakers
LG

Lydia Going

Child Nutrition, ESC Region 8


Wednesday July 10, 2019 8:00am - 11:00am
ESC Region 12 2101 W Loop 340 Waco, TX 76712

8:00am

HACCP (Food Safety)
This course is designed to provide school nutrition employees with up-to-date information on food safety. This training contains lessons and activities which allow participants to be actively involved in learning the food safety concepts needed to prepare and serve food safely and to keep school nutrition facilities safe and sanitary. The chapters cover topics such as: food safety, prevention of food-borne illness, basics of microorganisms, process for food-borne illness prevention, and food safety programs for schools.

Speakers
BS

Beverly Shaw

Child Nutrition, ESC Region 13
JL

Julia Lehle

Child Nutrition, ESC Region 13


Wednesday July 10, 2019 8:00am - 11:00am
ESC Region 12 2101 W Loop 340 Waco, TX 76712

8:00am

Kitchen Fundamentals
Speakers
CK

Chef Kelly Waldron

Child Nutrition, ESC Region 13


Wednesday July 10, 2019 8:00am - 11:00am
ESC Region 12 2101 W Loop 340 Waco, TX 76712

8:00am

Kitchen Math
This class provides participants with practice solving math problems involving operations, fractions and decimals. Participants will identify units of measurement, and solve for equivalent measures. Participants will apply math skills to calculate serving sizes, the number of servings needed and to adjust recipes.

Speakers
HM

Heather Morris

Child Nutrition, ESC Region 11


Wednesday July 10, 2019 8:00am - 11:00am
ESC Region 12 2101 W Loop 340 Waco, TX 76712

8:00am

Meal Pattern
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.

Speakers
AP

Ashley Phillips

Child Nutrition, ESC Region 11


Wednesday July 10, 2019 8:00am - 11:00am
ESC Region 12 2101 W Loop 340 Waco, TX 76712

8:00am

Menu Planning
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.

Speakers
avatar for Traliece Bradford

Traliece Bradford

Child Nutrition, Region 10 ESC
Traliece Bradford, MS, RDN, LD is a Child Nutrition Consultant at Education Service Center Region 10 (Region 10 ESC) in Richardson, TX.  She has been working in the food and nutrition industry for 13 years in the fields of healthcare, public health, and school nutrition. Before becoming... Read More →


Wednesday July 10, 2019 8:00am - 11:00am
ESC Region 12 2101 W Loop 340 Waco, TX 76712

8:00am

Smart Snacks
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.

Speakers
EH

Evelyn Hawkins

Hawkins Consulting & Training Services Inc


Wednesday July 10, 2019 8:00am - 11:00am
ESC Region 12 2101 W Loop 340 Waco, TX 76712

8:00am

Team Building
The class will engage participants in motivational workplace behaviors with an emphasis on teamwork and collaboration in the work environment.

Speakers
DC

Daneen Carter

Child Nutrition, ESC Region 8


Wednesday July 10, 2019 8:00am - 11:00am

12:00pm

Customer Service
Speakers
GR

Gwen Ryan

Consultant


Wednesday July 10, 2019 12:00pm - 3:00pm

12:00pm

Eligibility Counting & Claiming
This class, based on the new meal pattern, will offer guidance and proper procedure for identifying, documenting and claiming of reimbursable meals based on student eligibility. A very strong emphasis will be placed on learning the basics of offer vs serve and identifying a reimbursable meal. Self-Assessment criteria that includes required forms such as the Daily Record, Accuclaim Edit Check and the On-site Review will also be covered.

Speakers
LG

Lydia Going

Child Nutrition, ESC Region 8


Wednesday July 10, 2019 12:00pm - 3:00pm
ESC Region 12 2101 W Loop 340 Waco, TX 76712

12:00pm

HACCP (Food Safety)
This course is designed to provide school nutrition employees with up-to-date information on food safety. This training contains lessons and activities which allow participants to be actively involved in learning the food safety concepts needed to prepare and serve food safely and to keep school nutrition facilities safe and sanitary. The chapters cover topics such as: food safety, prevention of food-borne illness, basics of microorganisms, process for food-borne illness prevention, and food safety programs for schools.

Speakers
BS

Beverly Shaw

Child Nutrition, ESC Region 13
JL

Julia Lehle

Child Nutrition, ESC Region 13


Wednesday July 10, 2019 12:00pm - 3:00pm
ESC Region 12 2101 W Loop 340 Waco, TX 76712

12:00pm

Kitchen Fundamentals
Speakers
CK

Chef Kelly Waldron

Child Nutrition, ESC Region 13


Wednesday July 10, 2019 12:00pm - 3:00pm
ESC Region 12 2101 W Loop 340 Waco, TX 76712

12:00pm

Kitchen Math
This class provides participants with practice solving math problems involving operations, fractions and decimals. Participants will identify units of measurement, and solve for equivalent measures. Participants will apply math skills to calculate serving sizes, the number of servings needed and to adjust recipes.

Speakers
HM

Heather Morris

Child Nutrition, ESC Region 11


Wednesday July 10, 2019 12:00pm - 3:00pm
ESC Region 12 2101 W Loop 340 Waco, TX 76712

12:00pm

Meal Pattern
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.

Speakers
AP

Ashley Phillips

Child Nutrition, ESC Region 11


Wednesday July 10, 2019 12:00pm - 3:00pm
ESC Region 12 2101 W Loop 340 Waco, TX 76712

12:00pm

Menu Planning
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.

Speakers
avatar for Traliece Bradford

Traliece Bradford

Child Nutrition, Region 10 ESC
Traliece Bradford, MS, RDN, LD is a Child Nutrition Consultant at Education Service Center Region 10 (Region 10 ESC) in Richardson, TX.  She has been working in the food and nutrition industry for 13 years in the fields of healthcare, public health, and school nutrition. Before becoming... Read More →


Wednesday July 10, 2019 12:00pm - 3:00pm
ESC Region 12 2101 W Loop 340 Waco, TX 76712

12:00pm

Smart Snacks
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.

Speakers
EH

Evelyn Hawkins

Hawkins Consulting & Training Services Inc


Wednesday July 10, 2019 12:00pm - 3:00pm
ESC Region 12 2101 W Loop 340 Waco, TX 76712