Are you an Academy Member in another state such as NY , Rhode Island or Massachusetts and interested in becoming a member of the CT Academy? If so we have started a Supporter Membership to accommodate Active Academy Members with a state affiliation in another state. If you want more information then contact Barbara at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The CT Academy Spring Meeting had a Great Turn Out on April 8, 2016. All the speakers were fabulous and 185 people attended with 23 poster sessions and 23 exhibitors. Thank you to VSL #3 who was our Gold Level Sponsor this year.
Kate Scarlata who did the 2 session presentation on FODMAPS and the Gut Microbiome is offering all CAND members 20% off any of her resources in her online store. The coupon code is CAND20 and will be available until April 15.
She also has many FREE resources but more extensive ones that can be purchased are found at http://www.katescarlata.com/shop/
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The Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) is pleased to share its new e-newsletter, the CDR Connection: Power Your Future. Beginning inaugural issue, the Commission will be communicating topics of interest to CDR credentialed practitioners on a quarterly basis. Download the first issue of CDR Connection.
The Kids Eat Right Healthy Schools.
It’s a Team Effort. The toolkit now includes an enhanced 2-hour teacher workshop, with PowerPoint with notes pages. The workshop engages teachers with activities and ideas for incorporating more nutrition education and physical activity opportunities within the school day. This toolkit presentation was developed in collaboration with the Iowa Department of Education through a USDA Team Nutrition grant. Access the toolkit here.
Congratulations to the following winners who will be on the CT Academy Board 2016/ 2017.
Ava McGlew, MS, RD, CD-N, President Elect
Kara Ellis Stromberg, MS, RD, CDE, CD-N, Treasurer Elect
Pat Grace-Farfaglia, MS, RDN, CDN, FAND, Council on Professional Issues Chair (CPI) Elect
Ashley Onion, RD, Nominating Committee Chair Elect
Mary Gollan, RD, CD-N, Nominating Committee Member