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Smart Options: Teach the Leader

When Jun 23, 2015
from 08:00 AM to 12:30 PM
Where Greensboro (Hampton Inn-Airport)
Contact Name
Contact Phone 919.218.4090
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Smart Options: Teach the Leader workshop will be offered on June 23, 2015  at the Hampton Inn Greensboro - Airport, 7803 National Service Rd, Greensboro, NC 27409.  Sign in will begin at 8:00 AM and the class will be conducted from 8:30 AM until 12:30 PM. Please feel free to bring snacks as lunch will not be provided for this workshop.

The workshop will offer the information and resources required for teaching Smart Options: School Meals Make a Difference in NC, an approved School Nutrition Association (SNA) core course in the area of nutrition. Smart Options is a continuing education course tailored for school nutrition professionals in North Carolina that covers nutrition and physical activity guidelines, school nutrition regulations, methods for serving quality school meals, strategies for linking the cafeteria to the classroom with nutrition education, ways to mark et school meals, and school wellness. Smart Options was developed with assistance and review from an advisory committee of school nutrition administrators from across North Carolina and features local school success stories. Upon full completion of the class, participants will receive a certificate and access to the leader materials for teaching Smart Options.

Your registration will be confirmed by email from Iyana Porter at North Carolina State University McKimmon Center. If you have questions after you have submitted registration, please contact Iyana at

If you have general questions about the workshop, please contact Susan Thompson at or 919-218-4090. Please share this information with School Nutrition supervisors or others in your School Food Authority who may wish to participate and be eligible to teach the Smart Options workshop. We look forward to seeing you in Greensboro for this important professional development opportunity! 

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