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Training or professional development, is best defined as tailored guidance to help you meet your goals. Let’s Go! is committed to supporting partners through regional workgroup meetings, individual site visits, and technical assistance. We also provide virtual support through phone calls and email exchange.

Let’s Go! is also committed to supporting registered School Nutrition Programs in making the healthy choice the easy choice, improving the perception of school meals, maintaining or increasing the nutritional quality, by creating free professional development opportunities.

Online Culinary Training

The Let’s Go! School Nutrition online training is a pre-recorded webinar that was conducted to support School Nutrition Program efforts in feeding children healthy food. The training has a knowledge-enhancing quiz and can be applied to your training hours for professional standards.

School Nutrition Back-to-School Culinary Training

This recorded training will share directions of how to prepare nine recipes, culinary tips and tricks to increase food quality, reduce waste, and effectively serve students in a variety of delivery models amid the new normal of the COVID-19 pandemic.

About the Trainer: Chef Samantha Cowens-Gasbarro, S.N.S.

Chef Sam is a Johnson & Wales University graduate with a degree in Culinary Nutrition. She spent more than five years as the Chef and Nutrition Coordinator at Windham Raymond Schools where she created new and healthy recipes, trained staff and taught kids the importance of healthy eating all while increasing participation for that district and across the county. She believes that through school meals, nutrition education and exposure to new and healthy foods we can truly create a generation of healthy eaters and change the food culture in our country.

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We’ll teach you new skills, provide expert advice, coach you through challenges and offer encouragement as you work to increase opportunities for healthy eating and active living in the places kids live, learn, work and play.