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Sound Bytes for Smart Bites!

  • The American Dairy Association Indiana, Indiana Consumer Trends Council, Central Indiana Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, and Franciscan Health Indianapolis presents Roberta L. Duyff, MS, RDN, FAND, CFCS, nationally recognized food, nutrition, and culinary expert, promotes the “great tastes of good health" to consumers of all ages.
    • Afternoon Interactive Session - Sound Bytes to Smart Bites: Transforming Positive Nutrition into Positive Communication
      • Gain insights into the 2015-2020 Dietary Guidelines for Americans and its key messages.
      • Explore how to shape the message – and turn positive nutrition into positive communication.
      • Transform the Guidelines into your own actionable, compelling, positive healthy eating message.
        • 1:30 PM Registration and 2:00 – 4:15 PM Presentation
  • Evening Program for professionals…and anyone interested in eating for good health - Sound Bytes to Smart Bites: Exploring the Changing Food and Nutrition Conversation
    • What’s trending in today’s food and nutrition conversation?
    • Clarify those ever-changing nutrition messages to help dispel consumer confusion.
    • Today’s guidance on cholesterol, fats, added sugars, buying organic, pro-biotics, mindful eating…and so much more!
      • 4:30 – 6:00 PM Registration & Reception and 6:00 – 8:00 PM Presentation
  • Fees: Afternoon Interactive Session - $20; Evening Program - $20; and Attend both sessions for only $30!
  • When: Thursday, March 23, 2017
  • Where: Franciscan Health Indianapolis - 8111 S. Emerson Avenue, Indianapolis, IN 46237
  • Registration:
  • Click here for the event flyer.
  • For questions or concerns, please contact Michelle Plummer at 317-842-3060.


Wellness Policy Workshops

  • As part of our 2016 Team Nutrition Grant, the IN Department of Education (IDOE) is planning 5 statewide wellness policy workshops.
  • All workshops are 9:00am-1:00pm local time. No lunch break, so please plan accordingly.
  • Attendees will receive credit toward their annual Professional Standards requirements.
  • For the agenda, click here.
Date Location Register
04/5/2017 Southwestern Consolidated School District
Southwestern CSD Elementary School
Conference Room
3406 W 600 S, Shelbyville, IN 46176
04/11/2017 Evansville-Vanderburgh Schools
EVSC (Evansville-Vanderburgh School Corporation) Administration Building
Board Room
951 Walnut Street, Evansville, IN 47713
04/13/2017 Northwest Allen County Schools
Carroll High School
Multipurpose Room
3701 Carroll Road, Fort Wayne, IN 46818
04/19/2017 School City of Hobart
Hobart High School
Board Room
2211 E 10th Street, Hobart, IN 46342
04/20/2017 Kokomo School Corporation
Kokomo High School
Room 455
2501 S Berkley Rd. Kokomo, IN 46902


Orientation to School Nutrition Management Training

  • The IDOE, in partnership with the Institute of Child Nutrition (ICN), is providing a week long Orientation to School Nutrition Management Training.
  • The target audience includes school nutrition program staff with fewer than 5 years’ experience as a director or those who may aspire to be a director.
  • The training will provide an overview of the management components of school nutrition programs.
  • This 5-day training will be held July 10th – 13th from 8:00am – 5:00pm & July 14th from 8:00am – 12:00pm ET.
  • Attendees will receive credit toward their annual Professional Standards requirements.
  • Click here for more details.  Participants do not need to print anything before the training.  Materials will be provided.
Date Location Register
7/10/17 – 7/14/17 Ben Davis University High School
Community Room
1155 S. High School Road
Indianapolis, IN 46241


New Food Service Director Training FSD 101

  • The Indiana Department of Education invites new School Food Service Directors to learn more about USDA’s Child Nutrition Programs
  • The State Agency is interested in building a strong relationship with new Food Service Directors in order to promote successful school food service operations.
  • This one day orientation will be held: 
    • Tuesday, July 25, 2017
    • 8:00 am - 1:00 pm ET, registration begins at 7:30 am
    • Zionsville Community Schools, Educational Services Center - 900 Mulberry Street, Zionsville, Indiana 46077
  • Click here for an agenda. 
  • Click here to register the training.
  • For those needing immediate assistance, please contact Sarah Kenworthy toll free at 800-537-1142, or locally at 317-232-0857.  An initial visit from your field consultant may also be arranged.