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MyPlate:  Navigating the Transition from MyPyramid


MyPlate is in. MyPyramid is out.


Many of us were caught by surprise when the new food icon was introduced in June....but now it is time to become an expert in interpreting MyPlate.


AAFCS has developed this webinar to bring you up to speed fast and to begin the process of sharing information, lesson plans, resources, as well as the reactions to this new USDA initiative.


Learn how to bring MyPlate to life at this educational webinar (1.5 PDUs):


MyPlate: Navigating the Transition from MyPyramid


Presented by Joanne Kinsey, CFCS

Archived Event:  90-minute program


$35 AAFCS members ($50 nonmembers)


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Contact Daila Boufford (dboufford@aafcs.org) to learn more.


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Now that MyPlate is the new standard, FCS professionals as well as anyone who teaches in nutrition must have a complete understanding of the concepts behind the icon.  Many questions and challenges have already been identified such as what is the role of physical activity? Where do I put foods that don't "fit" on MyPlate?  How do we handle breakfast-a meal that does not typically include vegetables?  This interactive webinar will answer these and other questions from attendees.


In this 90-minute program including Q&A, you will explore:


· How to use MyPlate and 2010 Dietary Guidelines key messages

· Best ways to drive home the points-and get the whole family involved

· Brief history of MyPyramid and why the change was made to MyPlate

· Specific strategies for teaching MyPlate concepts in any setting

· Where to go for teaching aids and other resources

· How to become a part of the dialogue within FCS about MyPlate and possibly influence future iterations of MyPlate


Plus, a full range of practical strategies, ideas, and resources to help you get started immediately.


Also on the agenda.....

Getting Parents and the Community Onboard About Healthy Lifestyles

Teachers and community educators are doing a great job of teaching about healthy lifestyles. The place of disconnect is engaging parents and communities in the mission.


It is the parents who purchase and prepare food, it is the community that builds bike paths and playgrounds, and it is our political leaders who set examples (or not!) and encourage citizens to adopt health lifestyles.  This webinar will provide you with plenty of examples of how to broaden your reach exponentially through social media, and get parents and entire communities engaged in healthy lifestyles.


Take the first step toward increasing your own knowledge about MyPlate and discover effective techniques to use in the classroom and beyond. Register Today!













About the Presenter

Joanne Kinsey



Who should register? FCS teachers at all levels, university professors, Extension educators



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$35 for AAFCS members ($50 non-members) 


If you work at a higher ed institution and would be interested in using this webinar as content in your classroom, please contact Daila Boufford for information on special site license rates!