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Segment 3 of 3: A Conversation with NUSD Nutrition Services and Dairy Council of CA Discussing Strategies to Elevate School Meals

Segment 3 of 3: A Conversation with NUSD Nutrition Services and Dairy Council of CA Discussing Strategies to Elevate School Meals

March 24, 2022

In this final segment of "How do school meals support students' health and well-being," we will continue to dive into school meals by discussing how nutrition education can increase the acceptability of healthy foods and share strategies to support nutrition education. NUSD Executive Director of Nutrition Services & Warehouse, Vince Caguin will share his perspective on this topic, talk more about how NUSD is elevating nutrition, promoting Universal School Meals, and how his dept/team are committed to serving students high-quality, nutritious foods at school. 

Guests:

Sonia Fernandez Arana, Program Manager, Let’s Eat Healthy 

Vince Caguin, Director of Nutrition Services and Warehousing

 

How do school meals support students’ health and well-being.

How do school meals support students’ health and well-being.

March 17, 2022

Segment #2 of 3: Health + Academic Benefits of School Meals

 
Description:
In partnership with the Dairy Council of California, we continue the conversation of how school meals support students' health and well-being. In this segment, we talk about the critical role that school meals programs play in supporting the health of school-age children and adolescents by discussing the childhood health benefits associated with the consumption of school meals.
 
Host 
Lisset Mijares, CAFE Coordinator III
Bessie O'Connor, Nutrition Science Project Manager
How do school meals support students’ health and well-being

How do school meals support students’ health and well-being

March 11, 2022

Segment 1 of 3: Background of School Meals + Access to Nutritious Foods

Natomas Unified School District partnered with the Dairy Council of California to discuss how school meals support students' health and well-being. In this segment, you will learn about the background of school meals and access to nutritious foods.

Host - Lisset Mijares, Coordinator III, Communications & Family Engagement

Guest - Megan Holdaway, Program Manager, Dairy Council of California

Our Career Technical Education program has new classes and updates for NUSD secondary students

Our Career Technical Education program has new classes and updates for NUSD secondary students

February 25, 2022

Learn more about the new Career Technical courses offered at Inderkum, Natomas and Discovery High Schools. 

Hosts:

Deidra Powell - Executive Director Communications & Family Engagement

Guest:

AJ Giersch -  Executive Director Career Technical Education, State and Federal Programs

Strategies on Relieving Stress

Strategies on Relieving Stress

January 10, 2022

Informing parents and guardians of the impact of stress on their lives and their children’s and to inform the importance of minimizing stress through practical Stress Busters.

Hosts:

Angela Da Re, President/CEO Delta Prevention

Jeremy Greene, NUSD Psychologist

Show Handouts

Test Your Stress

https://drive.google.com/file/d/1N12FsVPi28tLK_21muTOe3qm_dKN0rrT/view?usp=sharing

Relieving Stress

https://drive.google.com/file/d/1r7UT5GTuAPAFQQOJ8wdZNZjm8aIw5A7G/view?usp=sharing

The Building Blocks of Literacy

The Building Blocks of Literacy

December 7, 2021

This topic will cover how to teach students in the early years (K-3) to read, hear and recognize sounds within words to help students become better readers.

Hosts:

Natasha Rowlett, Kimberly Stepp, Ranbir Bains 

NUSD and IYT Influencing the Lives of Young Men of Color

NUSD and IYT Influencing the Lives of Young Men of Color

December 1, 2021

CEO Michael Lynch of IYT discusses the strong partnership with NUSD to support more young men of color attending and graduating from college and being prepared for careers.

Host Deidra Powell,  Executive Director Communications & Family Engagement (CAFE)

Guest Michael Lynch, Co-Founder and CEO of Improve Your Tomorrow (IYT)

NUSD Celebrates Sikh Awareness and Appreciation Month

NUSD Celebrates Sikh Awareness and Appreciation Month

November 10, 2021

In celebration of diversity, NUSD Parents Satty Rooprai and Sumiti Mehta educate the community about Sikhism in recognition of Sikh Awareness and Appreciation Month.

Guests:

Parents Satty Rooprai and Sumiti Mehta

Deidra Powell, Executive Director

Every Student Needs a Champion

Every Student Needs a Champion

October 25, 2021

Hear how champions can make a difference in a child’s life and how you can be one too!

Hosts

Jeremy Greene, Psychologist

Earl Pavao, Executive Director

 

Tips on Relationship Building and Social Interaction

Tips on Relationship Building and Social Interaction

October 11, 2021

Our team of experts provides tips on how to help children build relationships and how to help them with social interaction.

Hosts
Dr. Michele Hamilton, NUSD Director
Jill Adams, LCSW, Social Work Liaison
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