Districts can still register and receive access to the session recordings to distribute throughout your district. All videos will be available through the end of summer.

Take a break from the hustle and bustle and join us for an exciting virtual event, featuring nine valuable trainings presented by a talented and knowledgeable line-up of speakers! Earn CEUs, chat with your colleagues across the state, and learn something new. Registration fees include access to every live session, and access to the session recordings, in case you can't make it. See you there!

Schedule at a Glance

All times listed are in Eastern Standard

Tuesday, April 6th

2:00 - 3:00 PM
Where Disney Magic Meets Childhood Nutrition
Speakers: Gary Jones, Walt Disney World Resort
CEU: 4120 School Nutrition Market Trends

3:15 - 4:15 PM
A Pediatrician's Perspective: School Meals and Student Health
Speaker: Dr. Robert Murray, FAAP
CEU: 1320 Child Nutrition

Wednesday, April 7th 

2:00 - 3:00 PM
It's Not Nutty! - Allergies Best Practices
Speakers: Kelly Niblett, Nutrition Specialist, Citrus County
                 Tammy Ayotte, Nutrition Education Specialist, Pinellas County
                 Skye Grundy, Nutrition Specialist, Manatee
CEU: 1160 Food Allergy

3:15 - 4:15 PM
Keeping Your Equipment Running After Warranty
Speakers: Chuck Ainsworth, Director of Business Development, SFSPac
                 Chip Costantini, Executive VP of Sales, Central Region, Unisource Marketing Group
CEU: 2140 Use and Care of Equipment

Thursday, April 8th

2:00 - 3:00 PM
Sensory of Taste
Speaker: Josh Diekman, Corporate Executive Chef, Land O' Lakes
CEU: 2230 Quality Management

 3:15 - 4:15 PM
*Managers Meet-Up: Handling Difficult Situations
  Panelists: Tony Jenkins, Senior Manager, Training, and Quality Assurance, Orange County
                   Paul Ingram, Cafeteria Manager, Crystal River High, Citrus County
                   Stacy Leech, Cafeteria Manager, Ben Hill Griffin Elementary, Polk County
                   Kelley Bamman, Cafeteria Manager, Dundee Elementary, Polk County
                  Terry Ross, Cafeteria Manager, Port Charlotte High, Charlotte County
CEU: 3410 Human Resources Management
*Managers Only

Friday, April 9th

10:00 - 11:00 AM
*FDACS Town Hall
 Speaker: Lakeisha Hood, Food, Nutrition & Wellness Director, FDACS
 CEU: 3320 Compliance with Regulations
*Directors Only

2:00 - 3:00 PM
Public Speaking: Communicate Comfortably with Passion, Not Fear!
Speaker: Malissa Marsden, SNS, Child Nutrition Consultant
CEU: 4140 Public Speaking

3:15 - 4:15 PM
Diversity, Inclusion, and Bias: Assessing Yourself, Your Team, and Your Organization
Speaker: James Pogue, President/CEO, JP Enterprises
CEU: 3420 Discrimination in the Workplace



Individual registrations are not being offered for this event. Please contact your supervisor to inquire if your district will be participating. Pricing is based on district size. Registrations provide access to the entire event for every school food service staff member in the district.


Registration open now!