Professional Development

Looking for professional development opportunities in school wellness?
Check out the links below!

Plant Based Diets for Children: Potential Promises and Pitfalls, Presented by Jill Castle, MS, RDN & New England DairyIn this presentation, attendees learn about the current research in plant-based pediatric nutrition, the nutrient considerations for a balanced and plant-rich diet, and practical ways to encourage children to eat more plants.
Virtual Dairy Farm Tour, Presented by New England DairyNew England Dairy’s live Virtual Farm Tour connects health and wellness professionals directly to Freund’s Farm for a live video tour and chat with CT dairy farmer Amanda Freund and New England Dairy registered dietitian Hilary Walentuk MS, RD, LDN.
Environmental Impact of Food: Making Sense of Conflicting Data, Presented by Robin White, PhD & New England DairyThis webinar tackles some of the conflicts of environmentally conscious diets head-on and explains how they come about, how to interpret conflicting data, and what techniques can be employed for selecting environmentally conscious diets that are also balanced and healthy.