Webinar: Be a Champion for School Wellness
Suggested CDR Learning Needs Codes: 4010, 4040, 8010, 8110
Suggested CDR Performance Indicators: 3.3.5, 8.1.4, 9.1.1, 12.1.3
CPE Level 2
CDR Activity Type 171
This webinar was presented by Jill Turley, MS, RD, LD, SNS, on Wednesday, August 7, 2019 from 2-3 p.m. ET.
In this interactive webinar, Jill discusses what school wellness encompasses and how you can be a champion for school health in both the educational community and your community at large. Learn about what comprehensive school wellness looks like, how federally-required nutrition standards and local wellness policies impact school wellness programming, the nutrition specifics of building a quality, consistent and exciting school wellness program, and how RDs from all disciplines can support school wellness.
After completing this continuing education course, nutrition professionals should be able to:
- Understand and describe federally-required nutrition standards and local wellness policy components.
- Identify at least two components of school wellness for which dietitians can be champions in their communities.
- Implement at least one action step that supports school wellness.
Jilly Turley, MS, RD, LD, SNS, is a Registered Dietitian with a talent for simplifying complex science into easy bites for real life. She is an experienced trainer and speaker with a background in school wellness, the food and beverage industry, and non-profit organizations. She spent the first half of her career in the food industry providing innovation, ideation, and marketing support to the K-12 sales channel and delivering professional development to school nutrition professionals. Jill then served as a National Nutrition Advisor subject matter expert, and thought leader for the Alliance for a Healthier Generation, delivering impactful and engaging training and professional development and creating tools and resources for school and out-of-school time audiences around the country.
Jill's areas of expertise in school health include food and nutrition, policy, employee well-being, and sleep. Jill co-founded Real Noshes, a food and nutrition consulting team, and Argunas Consulting, specializing in high-quality training and coaching to help speakers, trainers and educators shine in front of a crowd.
Jill Turley, RD, has no relevant disclosures to report regarding this program. She has certified that no conflict of interest exists for this program. View our full disclosure policy here.
- 1.00 CDR