Event Schedule

Monday, June 18
8:00 am - 1:00 pm 8:00 am
Registration Desk 1 - Center Concourse
8:00 am - 9:00 am 8:00 am
Center Concourse
9:00 am - 3:00 pm 9:00 am
Child and Adult Care Food Program School Nutrition Programs Summer Food Service Program
Imperial Ballroom

This one-day session will dive deep into the meal patterns for:

- National School Lunch Program (NSLP)

- School Breakfast Program (SBP)

- Preschool Meal Pattern

- Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP)

- Summer Food Service Program (SFSP)

Rough...

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9:00 am - 12:00 pm 9:00 am
School Nutrition Programs
Vandenberg A

This session serves as a great refresher of the key points directors and staff need to know to run School Nutrition Programs properly.

New and experienced directors, staff, and other participants are all welcome. It is a great alternativ...

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9:00 am - 12:00 pm 9:00 am
Resource Management School Nutrition Programs
Vandenberg B

The Fiscal and Administrative Services Team (FAST) group will provide answers to your "hottest" School Nutrition financial questions.

Get your questions answered in-depth in this session, and get to know the FAST group!

- Relevant to: School ...

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10:00 am - 4:00 pm 10:00 am
Child and Adult Care Food Program Resource Management School Nutrition Programs Summer Food Service Program
Meet at Lyon Street

Join the Michigan Farm to Institution Network for a tour featuring three of Cultivate Michigan’s 2018 featured foods in the Grand Rapids area! This tour will showcase Michigan’s diverse agricultural production, focusing ...

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12:00 pm - 1:00 pm 12:00 pm
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm 1:00 pm
Food Distribution Programs School Nutrition Programs
Vandenberg A
  • Tom Priest (Speakers) Supervisor-Food Distribution, Michigan Department of Education
  • Jaime Malnar (Speakers) School District Consultant, Michigan Dept of Education
  • Chuck Wolford (Speakers) Macomb, Oakland, Wayne RESA Consortrium (MOR)
  • Kevin Crampton (Speakers) Vice President of Business Development and Contracting, HPS

The Food Distribution Team will guide you through how to use commodities and USDA foods resources to save your food program budget. Get your personalized district questions answered while you get to know the Food Distribution Team!

This session is...

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1:00 pm - 4:00 pm 1:00 pm
School Nutrition Programs
Vandenberg B

This interactive session will leave you prepared to lead your next back-to-school training for your own school food service staff. From your training agenda to professional standards crediting to sample ways to train, this session has you covered!...

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4:00 pm - 5:00 pm 4:00 pm
Child and Adult Care Food Program Food Distribution Programs Resource Management School Nutrition Programs Summer Food Service Program
Gerald R Ford

Michigan Dept. of Education (MDE) staff from across the Office of Health and Nutrition Services (OHNS) will be available to answer your questions.

Staff specializing in the Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP), Food Distribution (FD), School ...

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4:30 pm - 5:00 pm 4:30 pm
Staff Meeting
Imperial Ballroom

Melanie is coordinating a brief 30-min meeting for analysts to discuss technology with Glenn N.

Tuesday, June 19
6:30 am - 7:00 am 6:30 am
Child and Adult Care Food Program Food Distribution Programs Resource Management School Nutrition Programs Summer Food Service Program
Center Concourse

Meet at the conference registration desk. We'll get some physical activity in while promoting our STEPS program with Adrienne Davenport!

- Relevant to: All

School Nutrition Professional Standards Crediting: Key Area Code 3000 (3450)

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7:45 am - 4:00 pm 7:45 am
Center Concourse
7:45 am - 8:45 am 7:45 am
Center Concourse
8:45 am - 10:15 am 8:45 am
Child and Adult Care Food Program Food Distribution Programs Resource Management School Nutrition Programs Summer Food Service Program
Ambassador Ballroom
  • Diane Golzynski (Speakers) Director, Michigan Department of Education
  • Doug Adams (Speakers) President, Prime Consulting Group
  • Mary Kurkowski (Speakers) Director of Food and Nutrition, Port Huron Area Schools

Director of the Michigan Dept. of Education (MDE) Office of Health and Nutrition Services (OHNS) will open the conference with a warm introduction. She will also discuss the current projects and priorities of Michigan Dept. of Education, as well a...

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10:30 am - 11:30 am 10:30 am
Child and Adult Care Food Program Food Distribution Programs Resource Management School Nutrition Programs Summer Food Service Program
11:30 am - 1:00 pm 11:30 am
Ambassador Ballroom
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm 1:00 pm
Child and Adult Care Food Program Food Distribution Programs Resource Management School Nutrition Programs Summer Food Service Program
2:45 pm - 3:45 pm 2:45 pm
Child and Adult Care Food Program Food Distribution Programs Resource Management School Nutrition Programs Summer Food Service Program
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm 4:00 pm
Child and Adult Care Food Program Food Distribution Programs Resource Management School Nutrition Programs Summer Food Service Program
Ambassador Ballroom

Join us for this optional networking session. Snacks will be served and a cash bar will be available.

Network with colleagues and MDE staff members to make new connections and get your questions answered in a fun atmosphere.*

- Relevant to: All

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Wednesday, June 20
6:30 am - 7:00 am 6:30 am
Child and Adult Care Food Program Food Distribution Programs Resource Management School Nutrition Programs Summer Food Service Program
Center Concourse

Get some exercise in this morning while learning more about the STEPS program with Adrienne Davenport. We can work on wellness and enjoy our conference! Meet at the conference registration desk.

- Relevant to: All

School Nutrition Professional Sta...

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7:30 am - 1:00 pm 7:30 am
Registration Desk 1 - Center Concourse
7:30 am - 8:30 am 7:30 am
Center Concourse
8:30 am - 9:30 am 8:30 am
Child and Adult Care Food Program Food Distribution Programs Resource Management School Nutrition Programs Summer Food Service Program
Ambassador Ballroom
  • Rodney Page (Speaker) Musician, Educator, and Motivational Speaker

Rodney will deliver "The Full Engagement Experience."

The Full Engagement Experience uses music and energy to engage people. Rodney brings a professional, qualified educator’s perspective that leaves those around him craving more. Mr. P...

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9:45 am - 11:15 am 9:45 am
Child and Adult Care Food Program Resource Management School Nutrition Programs
11:15 am - 1:00 pm 11:15 am

Explore the fabulous nearby restaurants Grand Rapids has to offer while stretching your legs, networking, and touring this beautiful city. You can use the app to connect with others for lunch!

Downtown Dining Guide Map: https://res.cloudinary.com/...

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12:00 pm - 1:00 pm 12:00 pm
Child and Adult Care Food Program
Gerald R Ford

Invitation Only

1:00 pm - 1:45 pm 1:00 pm
Child and Adult Care Food Program Resource Management School Nutrition Programs
2:00 pm - 2:45 pm 2:00 pm
Child and Adult Care Food Program School Nutrition Programs Summer Food Service Program
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm 3:00 pm
Child and Adult Care Food Program Food Distribution Programs Resource Management School Nutrition Programs Summer Food Service Program
Vandenberg A

After attending sessions, this is your chance to get questions answered in a personalized way.

Look in person for a staff member/expertise area you're interested in, or use the WHOVA app to find someone who can answer your questions.

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