2019 Nevada School Wellness Conferences

The Nevada Department of Agriculture is excited to announce two School Wellness Conferences in Las Vegas and Reno.

These FREE events will include lunch and .5 CEUs!

All school Administrators, School Wellness Coordinators, Teachers, and Food Service Staff are encouraged to attend!

Conference Registration

February 9, 2019
Las Vegas
College of Southern Nevada
North Las Vegas Campus
Conference Agenda
Conference schedule: 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM 

March 16, 2019
Truckee Meadows Community College
Dandini Campus
Conference Agenda
Conference schedule: 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM 

Las Vegas keynote speaker:

Dayle Hayes, MS, RD
School Meals That Rock
Dayle Hayes is an award-winning author and educator. Her creativity and common-sense have made her a sought-after speaker across the US. As a parent and member of the School Nutrition Association, Dayle is dedicated to making school environments healthy for students and staff.

Reno keynote speaker:

Chef Ann Cooper
Chef Ann Foundation
Chef Ann Cooper is an internationally recognized author, chef, educator, public speaker, and advocate of healthy food for all children. In a nation where kids are born with shorter estimated life expectancies than their parents due to diet-related disease, Chef Ann has been a constant champion of school food reform as an important avenue through which to improve childhood nutrition.

Speaking at both events:

Dr. Chris Lineberry, Dr. Shane Hesse, Dr. Lynn Miller
Core Purpose Consulting
Educational experts in the fields of staff development, education, student achievement, increased proficiency, and the integration of health and wellness into schools, businesses, and organizations. Core Purpose Consulting has collectively published over 100 books, trained adults and young adults in over 750 districts in all 50 states and 15 foreign countries, presented at multiple national educational conferences, and been recognized by multiple agencies for excellence in the field of education and health and wellness.

Session topics include:

  • Wellness Policy 101
  • Incentives & Rewards
  • Fundraising Alternatives
  • Recess Before Lunch & Physical Activity
  • Navigating Competitive Foods/Smart Snacks
  • Nutrition Standards & Education
  • Farm to School and the Wellness Policy
  • Roles and Responsibilities as a School Wellness Coordinator
  • Organizing a School Wellness Policy
  • Community Engagement
  • Grant Writing to Support Your Initiatives
  • Wellness Champions Panel Q&A
  • Finding Your Why
  • Sponsor Resource Round-Up

For questions or more information about these two events, please contact:

Lori Patch
Grants Administrator
(775) 353-3664