Department to Sponsor Nutrition Symposium

January 29, 2001

The West Virginia Department of Education, Office of Child Nutrition and the Office of Healthy Schools, is co-sponsoring a nutrition symposium entitled, “Nutrition. . .The Next Generation II,” on June 18-22 at Fairmont State College.  

The program is being sponsored also by Dairy Council Mid East, the West Virginia Child Nutrition Center, the West Virginia Women, Infants and Children Program (WIC), the American Cancer Society and the West Virginia Bureau for Public Health (Diabetes Control Central Program).  

Anyone interested in health and nutrition concerns for children and adolescents is encouraged to attend. School administrators, coaches, educators, county extension personnel, food service personnel, health professionals, nutritionists and other child advocates benefitted from the first symposium and are encouraged to register for this exciting education opportunity.  

For more information or for registration materials, contact the West Virginia Department of Education, Office of Child Nutrition, at (304) 558-5363 ( Scholarships are available for public health and physical education teachers, school nurses and selected members of the West Virginia School Food Service Association (school cooks). Registration and information brochures will be mailed to schools this month.

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