Nominations for 2020 Elections are Open!
The 2020 election nominations process is open! SNA needs members with strong leadership skills, outstanding professional achievements, and a record of active participation in their state association and SNA to lead the association in the future.
Back-to-School Season is a Great Time to Promote Your Program
Back-to-school season is a great time to think about promoting your school nutrition program. Visit
for free tools and resources to help you spread the message about the healthy, delicious meals your program provides.
See What All the Commotion is About: Discover the New Training Zone!
SNA is pleased to introduce the new
! This new platform allows you to stream live and on-demand webinars, take evaluations, quizzes and print/download certificates all in one place. Now compatible with all web browsers, including Android and iOS's browsers for smartphones, it's easier than ever to get the training you need on the go and at your convenience. Check it out to see how beneficial training can be to your day-to-day operations, and how easy it is to gain CEUs while you're at it!
Visit the Training Zone
Save the Date for SNIC 2020!
Mark your calendar and plan to join us January 12-14 in Indian Wells, Calif., for the most innovative conference in school nutrition. SNA's 2020 School Nutrition Industry Conference (SNIC) brings together operators and industry partners for three days of unparalleled learning and networking. For a sneak peek at the leadership experts headlining #SNIC general sessions, visit
Make some noise about what’s on your #SchoolLunchPlaylist for National School Lunch Week to gain momentum within your community and on your social media platforms with these resources!
SNA's Wants YOU to Attend This Fall's Industry Boot Camp
Are you an industry representative new to the multi-billion-dollar school nutrition market, or a seasoned veteran that wants to brush up on the intricacies of this complex segment? Designed specifically for our industry partners, SNA's Fall Industry Boot Camp now features both Level I and Level II programs. Reserve your spot today as seating is limited!
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Host a Legislator: Cafeteria Site Visit
Looking to make a splash this school year? Be a school meal advocate and invite your legislator for a behind-the-scenes look at your school nutrition program! With the 2020 elections around the corner, your legislators are looking for an opportunity to engage with your school and the community. On Wednesday, September 25th, join SNA and a panel of experienced school nutrition professionals to get an exclusive look at how to host a legislator during a cafeteria site visit. This webinar will feature an update on Cafeteria Site Visit resources, information on what to expect when conducting a visit and tips on how to earn support for your essential programs.
Subscribe to Tuesday Morning: SNA's Weekly Policy & Awareness E-Newsletter
Are you receiving SNA's beneficial (and free!) resources directly to your email inbox? In addition to
, the Association's slate of e-newsletters includes
, a weekly policy and awareness e-newsletter that provides up-to-date federal legislative news, current state and federal legislative activity as well as a sampling of child nutrition program media coverage.
Little, Big and Impactful: SNA's 2019 Little Big Fact Book Available for Purchase
2019 Little Big Fact Book
features 40+ pages of the most up-to-date research statistics available on the school foodservice segment. It features facts about the federal programs, USDA Foods, the school market and a variety of hot topics. It is designed to assist foodservice directors/managers, school administrators, foodservice brokers, marketing/sales teams, state/national legislators and the media understand the complex school nutrition business.
Check Out the Latest Edition of the Journal of Child Nutrition & Management
The latest edition of the
Journal of Child Nutrition & Management
is bursting with great research and practical tips for school meals operations. The nine Journal articles cover a wide range of topics and are broken down by category—Research in Action, Current Issue, Commentary and a summary of USDA research. You can expect articles on fruit and vegetable consumption, the pros and cons of scheduling recess before lunch and the historical context of free lunch for all.
Read the Spring
Stay Connected & Get Involved on Social Media
SNA is active on several social media platforms that are used to promote school meals and engage the school nutrition community and its supporters. Through
SNA's Facebook page
@SchoolLunch on Twitter
, you can stay updated on the latest SNA news and events in your news feed, post comments, and share photos. And we encourage you to stay connected with us on
throughout the school year!
Tomatoes show their versatility in this month's Bonus Web Content, featuring two tasty recipes for a classic spaghetti sauce and a zesty pork burrito bowl.