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2022 Professional
Growth Conference
Begins In

Keynote Speaker

Saturday Sept 26, 2022

Dayle Hayes, MS, RD

President, Nutrition for the Future, Inc.
Conference Keynote Speaker

Dayle is an award-winning author and educator. Her creativity and common-sense have made her a sought-after speaker across the USA. As a parent and member of the School Nutrition Association she has dedicated decades to making school environments healthy for students and staff. She collected success stories for Making It Happen, a joint CDC-USDA project; co-authored the 2014 Position of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics: Nutrition Guidance for Healthy Children Ages 2 to 11 Years; and was the lead author for the 2018 Joint Position (Academy, SNA and Society for Nutrition Education and Behavior) and Practice Papers: Comprehensive Nutrition Programs and Services in Schools.

 

In recognition of her professional and volunteer leadership, Dayle has received many honors including Montana Dietitian of the Year and an ADA Excellence in Consultation and Business Practice Award. In January 2012, she received the Silver FAME Award as a Friend of Child Nutrition and FoodService Director magazine named her as one of their 20 Most Influential. She was honored with a Medallion Award from the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and the Montana School Food Service Professional of the Year in 2013. Dayle delivered the 2017 Lenna Frances Cooper Lecture of FNCE in Chicago.

 

Hayes served on the ADA Board of Directors, chairing the Public Initiative Team and Technology Task Force. She is also the past president of the Montana Dietetic Association and past chair of the School Nutrition Services Dietetic Practice Group.

Register for 2022 Professional Growth Conference

We are so excited to announce the 2022 Professional Growth Conference and its theme, “Happy To Be Together Again!” at the beautiful Little America Hotel & Conference Center in Flagstaff, Arizona.  And yes, we are happy and excited as this will be our first live in-person event since COVID.  The PG conference committee has planned a spectacular event for every level of child nutrition.  So, if you are a director, supervisor, manager, or frontline team member there will be great educational information geared specifically for you. 

Registration Fee: Early Bird (December 17, 2021 – January 31, 2022) = $119
Regular Registration (February 1, 2022 – February 26, 2022) = $129

We are a state affiliate to the School Nutrition Association (SNA), which represents over 55,000 individuals who have made a commitment to child nutrition.

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