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The Georgia Department of Education
School Nutrition Program announces the following upcoming dates for Professional Development and Learning Opportunities
for success in Fueling Georgia's Future.

For additional information or questions
about the conference, contact Rolandria
at 404-695-2925 or via email at​​

Wellness Policy Webinar Series

This series is for Directors, Supervisors, Educators, Administrators and Wellness Committee Members/Prospective Members. We are excited to announce a virtual Wellness Conference in partnership with the Office of Whole Child Supports of the Georgia Department of Education. This collaborative professional development and learning opportunity will provide applicable and valuable tools that lend support to cultivating comprehensive local wellness policies for schools and districts. Join us! 
This interactive, innovative, and engaging series will highlight four key areas: 
  • Whole Child Evidence-Based Wellness Strategies
  • Engaging Stakeholders through Value-Added Partnerships
  • Wellness Policy Implementation & Best Practices
  • Actionable Wellness Policy Resources
Topics and dates are listed below. Click date to register.




Whole Child Centered Wellness: Evidence-Based Strategies & Key Collaborations​
Wednesday, January 27​
​2:30 – 4:00pm
​Building Successful Wellness Policies: Lessons Learned from Georgia Districts
Wednesday, February 10​ 
​2:30 – 4:00pm
Each session will be delivered through video conferencing tools. Specific registration information will be made available soon.

Student Chef Competition 2021

DEADLINE JANUARY 29. Students have the opportunity to demonstrate their culinary skills in a competitive environment while gaining valuable knowledge in recipe development, food preparation, teamwork, and local food systems. In addition, this competition aims to stimulate interest in locally produced agriculture in School Nutrition Programs. The recipes will feature Georgia grown ingredients. The results are nutritious, student-inspired recipes that include local foods and are easily incorporated into school nutrition programs.​​​ Click here for details and to regi​ster!​

New Bookkeeper Training 101

This 1-hour virtual meeting will consist of pertinent information in key program areas of Financial Analysis and Communicating Financial Analysis for school year 2020-2021. There are links to two pre-recorded presentations and a manual to download that are integral to the training, and reviewing each resource prior to the training is strongly encouraged to optimize the attendee’s learning experience. 

Click the date to open the registration link.

MC2021 Virtua​l Managers Conference: Be Excellent!

This conference is for managers, managers/supervisors, and assistant managers in
School Nutrition.The conference will be offered in 5-parts. Each 1.5-hour session will consist of professional development content relevant to managers and core functions of the role.
To participate, please register for each 
session via the link in the dates below.

​Session 1:
Team Building & Leadership
February 23

​​2:00 to 3:30pm
​Session 2:
Culinary & Food Safety:
Knife Skills & Culinary Techniques
March 2
​2:00 to 3:30pm
​Session 3:
Customer Service
March 9

​2:00 to 3:30pm
​Session 4:
Culinary & Food Safety:
USDA Recipes and Critical Control Points
March 16
​2:00 to 3:30pm
​Session 5:
March 23​​

​2:00 to 3:30pm