CT Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics

 

 

 

snowmanWelcome to the Connecticut Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics - Your Food and Nutrition Experts!
We are a professional organization comprised of over 1,000 Registered Dietitians, DieteticTechnicians-Registered, dietetic students, interns and retirees of the profession.  The Connecticut Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics is your source for credible food and nutrition information. Connecticut Academy members work in various settings and areas of practice across the state, including private practice, hospitals, schools, food service, community nutrition, and much more. 

Our Mission and Vision:  The Connecticut Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics is the advocate of the dietetic profession serving the public through the promotion of optimal nutrition and well being by supporting activities of its members. CT Academy members are the leading source of food and nutrition services.


Save the Date for the CT Academy Spring Meeting
The CT Academy Annual Spring Meeting will be held on Thursday, April 23, 2015 at the Marriott Hotel in Cromwell, CT.  If you aren't a CT Academy member, you can still join now so you can take advantage of the member discount for the meeting.  Go to www.eatright.org to join the Academy and select CT as your state affiliate.

 Exhibitors, Plan ahead for the Spring Meeting on April 23, 2015.

Here's your opporunity to market your nutrition-related products and services to the food and nutrition experts in CT!  Reserve your spot and fill out and return the Exhibitor Application today. Deadline is April 3rd, 2015.


 

It is time to recognize outstanding RDs, DTRs and students in our state.
The CT Academy is looking for you to nominate RDs and DTR members in the following categories:

-Outstanding Dietitian of the Year (ODY) The purpose of this award is to recognize the competence and activities of younger dietitians and to encourage their participation in Association affairs. The person must 35 years or younger as of April 1, 2013 and be a member of the Academy and CT Academy.

 

-Emerging Dietetic Leader (EDL) The purpose of this award is to recognize the competencies and activities of dietitians regardless of their age, who have made signifi­cant contributions early in their dietetic careers to the Academy. Practice experience should not be less than 5 years and not greater than 10 years. 

 

-Recognized Young Dietitian of the Year (RYDY) The purpose of this award is to recognize the competence and activities of younger dietitians and to encourage their participation in Association affairs. The person must 35 years or younger as of April 1, 2013 and be a member of the Academy and CT Academy.

 

-Recognized Dietetic Technician of the Year (RDTY) The purpose of this award is to recognize the professional contributions of dietetic technicians in the Academy, and to encourage continued participation in Association affairs.  

Click here to get the Awards Packet to complete a nomination.

 

In addition please nominate for Outstanding Dietetic Students in the following categories:

-Coordinated Program (CP)

-Dietetic Intern (DI)

-Didactic Program (DPD)

-Dietetic Techinican Program (DT)

Click here to get the Awards Packet for Dietetic Students.

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CT Academy Website/Webmaster Requests for Proposals

The website is ready for a new look and the RFP to revise the website has been released. If you have experience as a webmaster or worked with a web developer or company that might be interested then contact Barbara Bush, Executive Office Manager to acquire a copy of the RFP.  You can contact her at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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Project Vote is back on for the 2015 National Election

The National Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics National Election takes place February 1 through February 22 so make your vote count. www.eatright.org/elections

 

  


CT Academy Needs Your Help!
Are you interested in meeting fellow RDs, DTRs and students/interns?  Would you like to put your talents and interests to good use and learn about what is going on at the state and national level with our profession?  We have several committees that can use your help.  If interested, please contact our This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


Send Info To Post to the CT Academy Blog!
If you're a CT Academy member and interested in writing an article or providing nutrition facts, tips, food pics and recipes to post to our blog, please send your submissions to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


Promote Your Meeting or Event to Connecticut RDs and DTRs
Do you have an upcoming meeting or event you’d like to post on the CT Academy website?  The cost is $75 to post an event or meeting. Send your request to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for consideration.