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Digital Academy hosts free National School Lunch Program webinar on April 3

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In the face of a global pandemic, issues of food insecurity and the need for a strong National School Lunch Program (NSLP) are at the forefront of daily life for many Americans.  To discuss this and more, free registration is now open for the upcoming webinar, “Public Policy Issues related to the National School Lunch Program,” the next installment of Ohio University’s Voinovich School of Leadership and Public Affairs Digital Academy Executive Leadership Series on Friday, April 3 from 2 – 3 p.m. 

Education Public Policy Leadership Certificate (EPPLC) Program Coordinator Dr. Dwan Robinson and EPPLC alumnus Thomas Stevenson,  Ohio University assistant professor in the Department of Human and Consumer Sciences, will discuss leadership, advocacy and prospects for change. Participants will also learn how to use their voice to influence public policy by looking at the National School Lunch Program.

This webinar is valuable for PreK-12 educators and administrators, government and non-profit leaders, and policy decision makers at all levels. 

To learn more about the webinar, view the flyer here (PDF) and visit the website to register. 


The EPPLC is a fully online certificate that is offered by the Patton College of Education in collaboration with the Voinovich School. One year of online study targeting the education policy of the student’s choice culminates with a three-day networking residency in Washington, D.C.  Applications for the next cohort are being accepted now. Visit ohio.edu/education/epplc for more information about the program and to apply by April 10.