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Making the Most of USDA Foods

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January 27, 2021 – 90 minutes

When it comes to USDA Foods, diverting what you will use and using what you divert has never been more important. Join ACDA and SNA representatives to learn how to make the most of USDA Foods as you plan for next school year.


  1. List ways to utilize more USDA foods in your program. 
  2. Describe the role of the state agency to manage entitlements.
  3. Utilize forecasting techniques during this unpredictable time.

SNA CEUs: 1.5
Key Area 2000: Operations
Key Topic 2400: Purchasing/Procurement
Sub Topic 2430: USDA Foods/DOD/Diverted Foods

CPEUs for RDNs and NDTRs
Activity Number: 160009

Suggested Performance Indicators
  • 13.2.4 Develops menus in consideration of production and service capabilities of facility and staff.
  • 13.2.5 Participates in and coordinates with committees and staff to review and determine purchasing and product needs.
  • 13.3.5 Identifies opportunities to maintain and increase revenue.
Suggested Learning Need Codes
  • 8110: School foodservice
CPE Level:1
SNA CDR Provider Number: AM007

Please note that you have the option to submit an evaluation of the quality of this conference directly to the Commission of Dietetic Registration. Email

SNA CEUs and CPEUs are awarded after the successful completion of the post-webinar quiz.

In partnership with:


  • Shelly Robinson

    Director of Procurement
    Southwest Foodservice Excellence
    Lubbock, TX

  • Anne Leavens, SNS

    Nutrition Supervisor
    Central Point School District #6
    Central Point, Oregon

  • Sandy Kemp

    Executive Director
    Albuquerque Public Schools
    Albuquerque, NM

  • Ken Woodburn

    Vice President Business Development
    Rich Chicks, LLC
    Tracy, CA

  • Karen Moore

    Education Sales Leader
    Shamrock Foods Company
    Phoenix, AZ

  • Diane Golzynski, PhD, RD

    Director of the Office of Health and Nutrition Services 
    & State Child Nutrition Director
    Michigan Department of Education
    Lansing, MI

January 27, 2021
Wed 3:00 PM EST

Duration 1H 30M

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