Nutrition Education for Kids Based on the Dietary Guidelines for Americans

Nutrition Education for Kids Based on the Dietary Guidelines for Americans

Tuesday, October 19
11:30 AM – 12:30 PM (Central Time)
Location:
CE: 1.0
Level 2 (intermediate knowledge/experience)
Activity Code: 164164

Are you wondering how the 2020-2025 Dietary Guidelines for Americans will influence nutrition education for children? This session will highlight MyPlate nutrition education resources and their applications in home, school, and child care settings. Results from two states on the use of MyPlate resources in USDA’s Child Nutrition Programs will be highlighted, as well as challenges and opportunities identified as part of delivering nutrition education. Attendees will also participate in an interactive discussion on how USDA’s Team Nutrition initiative will update its nutrition education resources to reflect the 2020-2025 Dietary Guidelines for Americans.

Learning Objectives:

  • Describe two nutrition education resources that can be used in schools.
  • Discuss challenges and opportunities for engaging children in MyPlate activities in school settings.
  • Identify strategies for updating nutrition education resources based on the 2020-2025 Dietary Guidelines for Americans.

Performance Indicators:

  • 12.1.3 Collaborates with community partners and stakeholders in promoting nutritional health and disease prevention.
  • 12.4.5 Provides nutrition information and education to the community.
  • 9.2.1 Assesses learning needs of the individual or target group.

    Moderator(s)

  • Nutrition Education for Kids Based on the Dietary Guidelines for Americans -

    Alicia White, MS, RD

    Chief, Nutrition Education and Promotion Branch

    USDA Food and Nutrition Service, Child Nutrition Programs

  • Speaker(s)

  • Nutrition Education for Kids Based on the Dietary Guidelines for Americans -

    Alicia Dill, RDN, CD

    Nutrition Education Consultant

    Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction

  • Nutrition Education for Kids Based on the Dietary Guidelines for Americans -

    Christine Crow

    School Nutrition Consultant

    Iowa Department of Education

  • Nutrition Education for Kids Based on the Dietary Guidelines for Americans -

    Alicia White, MS, RD

    Chief, Nutrition Education and Promotion Branch

    USDA Food and Nutrition Service, Child Nutrition Programs