Save the Date to Join TSA in Austin for CACFP Conference

Grab your cowboy boots and hats, The Sponsor Association's (TSA) Conference is taking place in Austin, Texas in 2012!  To be exact, SAVE THE DATE for September 20-22, 2012.

Blake Stanford, TSA president, is excited to invite you to his hometown to discuss all things CACFP. When talking about the conference he mentions that "this is a big year for the Program with the expected proposed regulations for the meal patterns based on the Institute of Medicine (IOM) recommendations and the newly released Office of Inspector General (OIG) recommendations for the Program. We are preparing a great program to help with all of these new changes."

For more information regarding registration, accommodations and updates visit TSA's website.



Samantha Marshall, M.A.

Samantha is, just like you, excited to make a difference in our community and our world. With a Master of Arts degree in English Literature, you might ask how she found herself building and writing for a website focused on child care. From 1995 through 2001, Samantha started her career working for Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) sponsors which introduced her to the importance of non-profits, community and quality child care. Her experience with Sponsors, State Officials, and Family Child Care Providers left a great and lasting impression. Later in her career and her most recent position at SAGE Publications, an academic publisher, was as a product manager for a new online resource! During this time many of Samantha's passions collided. A love for the written word, children and the proliferation of knowledge as well as a fascination with the resources the internet gives us, building a community for child care on is the perfect way to make the difference she wanted to. Needless to say, she is very excited to be an active part of creating and building