Online Registration Now Open for SNIC 2020!
Register now for SNA’s
2020 School Nutrition Industry Conference (SNIC)
in Indian Wells, California—the most
conference in school nutrition! This premier event will bring together school nutrition operators and industry partners for three days of unparalleled learning and networking.
Updated NSLP and SBP Participation Analyses Reports Now Available
Here at SNA we are dishing up analysis of the freshest USDA FNS data on NSLP and SBP participation.
Share Your Knowledge as an Afterschool Meals Champion
Share Our Strength’s No Kid Hungry campaign is seeking passionate individuals who will help to further their work on expanding access to afterschool meals through the CACFP At-Risk Afterschool Meals Program.
See What All the Commotion is About: Discover the New Training Zone
SNA is pleased to introduce the new Training Zone! Located in the Learning Center on the SNA website, 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.
Visit the Training Zone
Beat Back-to-School Blues with SNA Webinar Wednesdays!
SNA has the webinars you need to benefit your career, your program and your students! Visit the SNA Training Zone to register for our upcoming webinars and learn more about
hosting your legislator
for a cafeteria site visit and
crafting social media strategies
to build your following.
Fall is a Great Time to Promote Your Program
The fall season is a great time to promote your school nutrition program. Visit
for free tools and resources to help you spread the message about the healthy, delicious meals your program provides. Additionally, as part of your outreach, don’t forget about student engagement. SNA has created resource materials to assist you with this important component of your promotional efforts. Use these tips and activity ideas to empower students, improve communication and increase awareness of and participation in school meals.
Breakfast in the Classroom Resource Center
The School Nutrition Foundation’s Breakfast In the Classroom Resource Center has plenty of tools to support your direct delivery and grab-and-go breakfast programs!
The number of modules included in SNA’s new “Dollars & Cents of Financial Management” video tutorial training series that cover Key Performance Indicators (KPIs). Head to SNA’s new Training Zone to learn more about this essential financial training developed by school nutrition directors.
Finalize the Playlist for Your NSLW Tour
Now that school is back in session, think of yourself as a musician with upcoming National School Lunch Week (NSLW) tour dates planned for October 14-18! This is no time to be half-stepping your celebration—you should be busy creating a playlist of all your school lunch hitmakers. SNA has prepared a variety of marketing resources to help you create some buzz and get your crowd rocking and rolling for the weeklong celebration!
Don’t Miss the ANC 2020 Call for Proposals!
Don’t miss the opportunity to share your school nutrition expertise! Proposals for all ANC educational sessions, workshops and posters must be submitted online by September 30, 2019.
Leadership Is Calling Your Name
The 2020 SNA election nominations process is open! SNA seeks members with strong leadership skills, outstanding professional achievements, a record of active participation at either the state or national association level and the willingness to take SNA into the future. Have you observed leadership talent in your state or region? Or perhaps you are ready to take another step forward on your own leadership journey? Now is the time to act before the September 30, 2019, deadline for nominations.
It's Time to Build SNA Membership
With back-to-school season in full swing, it’s the perfect time to help
your Association, your profession and your future by recruiting new SNA members. We are stronger together than alone, and together we can build hopes and dreams for bright tomorrows! Recruit at least one new SNA member by May 31, 2020, for the chance to win a free registration to SNA’s 75th Annual National Conference (ANC) in Chicago in 2021. Need help with your recruitment efforts? SNA has it covered, with everything from membership brochures, flyers highlighting top member benefits, as well as easy conversation starters. Emphasize why SNA membership is so important to you and make your recruitment pitch personal. For more information, visit
School Meals: Trendsetting in 2019
Whole grains will remain a staple tray item this fall, in addition to made-to-order salads, Asian entrée options, Greek gyros and other international fare, according to SNA’s
2019 School Nutrition Trends Report
. The recently released
is comprised of survey responses from more than 800 school districts nationwide and provides a snapshot into what’s popular, what’s effective and what trends are emerging in the school foodservice segment. All visitors to SchoolNutrition.org can read the
Executive Summary, and SNA members may download the complete
findings as an exclusive membership benefit.
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