SNA continues to receive inquiries regarding meal pattern requirements for school meal programs operating the National School Lunch and Breakfast Programs (NSLP/SBP). Learn More
What would you do with $10,000? Announcing the 2nd Annual School Nutrition Foundation (SNF) $10,000 Golden Ticket Raffle! Since we couldn’t meet in Nashville at ANC, your Foundation decided to hold a virtual raffle instead! Help support SNF’s Annual Fund so it can continue supporting SNA members like you—and you could win—only 200 tickets will be sold! Get tickets.

Mark Your Calendars for an Exciting Professional Development Opportunity
Join us for the first webinar in SNA’s new Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Series featuring Dr. Nika White, who will help participants understand the essentials of intentional inclusion leadership as paramount to fostering a culture of belonging where all are respected, valued, and given every opportunity to succeed. Learn More
Register to attend up to six industry presentations per week from now until October 19 through SNA’s Innovative Solutions Showcase (ISS)! Let us help you determine what new products, services, or equipment you’ll need for the school year. Registration is FREE for SNA members, and you only have to register once! The Showcase takes place on Monday and Tuesday afternoons. Learn More
Join us for Week 7
Preview innovative new products for SY2020-21 from three industry partners on September 21 and 22. Register here
Preview new products to serve your grab-n-go needs on September 27 and 28. Register here

Connect with Previous Featured Companies
Missed a previous session? You can still connect with representatives from our industry partners and ask questions, plus, now SNA members have access to the video presentations! Get the list here.
$10,000 is the amount you could win in the 2nd Annual School Nutrition Foundation Golden Ticket Raffle. The winning ticket will be pulled during a LIVE! Facebook Event on October 15th.

Check Out the 2020-21 Promotion Calendar—Full Year Now Available!
Back to school is in full swing, and School Nutrition’s 2020-21 Promotion Calendar, an exclusive member benefit, offers multiple fun ways to promote your program all year long! September is National Hispanic Heritage month and it’s also National Yoga Month. Download the full year or individual months. Learn More
SNA continues to celebrate its 75th anniversary with interviews featuring the leaders of yesterday, today and tomorrow. This month, Dora Rivas, SNS (SNA President 2009-10), Mark Bordeau, SNS, and Jason Carter reflect on the history of the profession, as well as future opportunities. Read the digital issue today! 
NSLW 2020: Now Playing: School Lunch
The 2020 National School Lunch Week theme capitalizes on the popularity of movies to appeal to students in all grade levels. There are also many levels in which your program can still participate—check out the NSLW Toolkit for ideas! Why participate in NSLW? Recognizing NSLW in your school and district helps you:
  • Increase student participation
  • Spread the message to parents that you’re still serving safe, healthy, delicious lunches—whether in the cafeteria, classroom or curbside
  • Earn media coverage from local papers, TV stations and bloggers
  • Gain support from teachers and administrators to spread the word that school meals continue to be safe and nutritious
USDA Publishes SFSP Reimbursement Waiver and Q&A on SFSP/SSO  
On September 11, 2020, U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) released an SFSP reimbursement waiver and Q&A on SFSP/SSP. Read More

Speak up for School Nutrition Programs!
Take Action: Show your support for the Pandemic Child Hunger Prevention Act and Child Nutrition Relief Act of 2020.
Find a Job Through the SNA Career Center
Visit the SNA Career Center to check out job postings in school nutrition. This week’s featured jobs: Nutrition Support Dietitian in SC and General Manager 3 and 4 in VA. You can also get a free resume review. Learn More
Calling All Interested Equipment Companies
Never in the history of SNA has the need for new or updated kitchen equipment and COVID-19 emergency feeding supplies been greater than it is today. In 2020, more than 250 directors applied for one of the four available SNF Equipment Grants – representing a miniscule percentage of schools that are so desperately in need. If your company can join SNF in its pursuit of providing more equipment grants for SNA members in 2021 and to inquire about the benefits of becoming a grant partner, please email Sherry Carrigan or Heide Voss.
Workplace safety and sanitation should be top of mind for all school nutrition professionals—School Nutrition’s September issue is here to help