Using Smarter Lunchrooms' No Time to Train: A Year of 10-Minute Workshops for Lunchroom Staff

Healthy Food Choices in Schools December 23, 2016 Print Friendly and PDF

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Erin Sharp, MS, MAT, the Cornell B.E.N. Center's curriculum designer, introduces the book No Time to Train, A Year of 10-Minute Workshops for Lunchroom Staff. First unveiled at the Smarter Lunchrooms Symposium in May 2015, this valuable resource has been quickly adopted by many schools in the Smarter Lunchrooms Movement as a user-friendly, time-saving training tool for educating and inspiring lunchroom service teams on the Smarter Lunchrooms message, goals, and implementation techniques. Topics include behavioral economics strategies, hands-on implementation, enhancing rapport with students, data collection, and collaborative goal-setting.

Learning Objectives: 

  • Introduce No Time to Train book 
  • Overall concept and industry needs
  • Organization and content 
  • Resources 
  • How to use the book  


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This work is supported by the USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture, New Technologies for Ag Extension project.