Exhibit Forums

Wednesday, October 2

12:30 PM - 1:00 PM
Cooking on the Go! Mobile Teaching Cart
Company: Edible Education

Presenter(s): Ann Butler
Room: Cocoa 6

Cooking is hot, hot, hot!  Adding nutritional education hands-on lessons is easy ~ even without a kitchen.  Chef techniques and setting up your youth culinary program.

Thursday, October 3 

8:00 AM – 8:30 AM
2019 New Product Review, Consumer Insights, & Recipe Validation
Company: Newell Brands
Presenter(s): Jessica Piper & Matt Cheever
Room: Cocoa 6
NEAFCS Annual Session Sponsor

Experts from Newell Brands, the maters of the Ball® Brand Fresh Preserving Products, will present on New Products for 2019, Consumer Insights, as well as the process for recipe testing and validation. 

1:00 PM – 2:00 PM (1 hour session)
Inspire Creativity and Enhance Community Outreach
Company: B-Sew Inn
Presenter(s): Josie Baird
Room: Crystal A

Join our hands-on session to learn how to add FLAIR to your classroom projects and community outreach programs. As a bonus, participants will have the opportunity to borrow an embroidery machine to use for FREE until August 15, 2020.

8:45 AM – 9:15 AM
#EatMoreBeans with a Pressure Cooker! 
Company: Northarvest Bean Growers Association
Presenter(s): Julie Garden-Robinson, Megan Myrdal 
Room: Cocoa 6

It’s hard to find a simply delicious, naturally nutritious food that provides more benefits than beans. This presentation will explore the latest research about this important food group and provide guidance for how to cook beans using one of today’s most trendy food gadgets – a pressure cooker!

1:45 PM – 2:15 PM
Develop Career-Ready FCS Students with
RealCare ™ Innovative Learning Tools
Company: Realityworks
Presenter(s): Denise Bodart
Room: Cocoa 6

In this session, learn how these evidence-based
programs combine experiential activities,
comprehensive curricula and interactive simulators for infant care skills, childcare occupations, health sciences exploration, eldercare and human services careers. Hear stories from instructors of program best practices and incorporating soft skills into lessons.

9:30 AM – 10:00 A
The Benefits of Participant Accident Insurance
Company: American Income Life Special Risk Division
Presenter(s): Erin Bain
Room: Cocoa 6

This session will talk about the basics of what
participant accident insurance is designed to cover and how FCS programs can specifically benefit from providing it. I will review coverage options, costs, and talk about examples of past claims from FCS programs and events. 

2:30 PM – 3:00 PM
Free Resources Available Through the
National Resource Center for Healthy
Marriage and Families
Company: National Resource Center for Healthy
Marriage and Families
Presenter(s): Robyn Cenizal
Room: Cocoa 6

In support of the Resource Center’s goal of
promoting the value of healthy marriage and
relationship education skills and encouraging their integration into safety-net service systems as a holistic approach to strengthening families, we maintain a Media Gallery, Virtual Library, Curricula guidance, Calendar of Events, and E-News Archive.


3:15 PM – 3:45 PM
Signs, Signs, Everywhere a Sign! Learn
from the Experts
Company: Visualz, formally Learning ZoneXpress
Presenter(s): Mary Beth Anderson
Room: Cocoa 6

Learn a step-by-step process to create high-impact signage that successfully promotes healthy eating and physical activity in schools and a variety of community settings.

4:00 PM – 4:30 PM

Hands on Banking®: Free, Noncommercial Financial Education Program
Company: Wells Fargo/Hands On Banking
Presenter(s): Mia B. Russell
Room: Cocoa 6
NEAFCS Annual Session Sponsor

This engaging session will answer three important questions:

  • What is Hands on Banking?
  • How can Hands on Banking be used (in its totality, as a supplement or complement)?
  • Where can I find Hands on Banking resources and tools?

In addition to learning how to leverage this program, participants will be provided curricula, tools, resources, and related evaluations for review and discussion. All participants will receive final, modified materials for future use.





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