Conferences & Events

Regional professional development opportunities for school nutrition staff, managers and directors.

Healthy Kids, Healthy Programs Summit 2023

May 23 and 24, 2023

The Healthy Kids, Healthy Programs Summit returns on May 23 and 24, 2023 at Four Points Sheraton in Norwood. 

Nuts & Bolts of School Nutrition Programs Summer Series

Available in August 2022

A free online training series that includes recorded sessions on essential school nutrition topics presented by the Education Specialists from the Office for Food and Nutrition Programs at DESE.

Management Institute

Save the Dates! August 15, 16 & 17, 2023

A three-day in-person institute designed especially for Massachusetts school nutrition managers covering leadership, financial management, personnel management, communication, marketing and nutrition.

Team Up For School Nutrition Success

Date TBD

A full day of peer-to-peer learning and networking designed specifically for school nutrition directors.

Nuts & Bolts Continuation Series of School Nutrition Programs

Available 24/7

Are you looking to increase your knowledge about and ability to implement the USDA National School Lunch and School Breakfast Programs? This training series will provide you with the vital information and skills to improve program operations.