SNA Launches New Series on Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Inclusion (DEI)
SNA is excited to officially launch a new professional development series designed to provide Association members with multiple education opportunities to understand and support this critical workplace priority. Register now for first DEI training webinar on Thursday, October 1 at 3 pm EDT featuring leading DEI authority and advocate Dr. Nika White. Learn More 

Danielle Duran Baron Joins SNA Staff as SVP of Marketing & Communications 
An experienced association executive, Danielle brings a full scope of strategic, operational, and team leadership experiences to her role at SNA. Read More 

Mastering Marketing in the Time of COVID-19 
School Nutrition magazine continues its series of COVID-19 digital supplements with the seventh article in the series. “Time to Mobilize Your Marketing” offers peer-to-peer advice about prioritizing messages and using different tactics to their best effect. Read the Digital Edition
 
Operation Feed Our Kids Act 
On September 21st, Representatives Rodney Davis (IL-13), Jim Costa (CA-20), Don Bacon (NE-2), and Abigail Spanberger (VA-3) introduced the bipartisan bill H.R. 8325, Operation Feed Our Kids Act
SNA Applauds House Vote to Extend Critical Waivers 
SNA is praising the House of Representatives’ recent vote to extend critical school meal program waivers through the end of the 2020-21 school year. Read More
  
SNA Member Addresses Congressional Committee on Education and Labor 
On September 23, SNA member Angela Richey, MPH, RD, SNS, addressed members of the House Subcommittee on Civil Rights and Human Services of the Committee on Education and Labor during a briefing entitled, "America’s Child Hunger Crisis: Examining the Urgent Need for Federal Action." Read More
  
Take Action: Raise your Voice for School Nutrition Programs!
Urge Your Senators to Pass the Continuing Resolution to extend school meal waivers through SY2020-21! Write to them today.
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The number of different National School Lunch Week 2020 merchandise items available to purchase in the SNA Shop! It’s not too late to place an order. Download the catalog and order online or fax in your order.
Join Us at the Directors’ Best Practices Conference! 
You don’t want to miss out on the latest school nutrition participation and trends data, best practice and idea sharing, financial sustainability discussion and ideas, and learning about safety and sanitation specific to COVID-19. View the agenda and register now
 
Why Attend Fall Virtual Industry Boot Camp? 
Hear firsthand from a panel of school foodservice directors as they discuss their hurdles and successes. You’ll also learn about the most current trends that impact the school nutrition market, understand the factors that affect how a school district budget is developed, and gain invaluable insights into the latest school nutrition guidelines and regulations. Register now.
Why Celebrate National School Lunch Week?
Participating in NSLW helps you Increase student participation, spread the message to parents that you’re still serving safe, healthy, and delicious lunch at school, earn local media coverage, and connect with teachers, parents and administrators about the importance of school meals. #NSLW20 is scheduled for October 12-16 by an act of Congress, but you can celebrate whichever week works best. Learn More
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: General Manager 3 Food in OK, Manager – Project and Equipment in CO and AZ Imagine Cortez Park Charter School Food Service Worker in AZ. You can also get a free resume review.
There are a lot of things for school nutrition team leaders to think about these days, but don’t forget to think about how to have fun at work. “This Is The Way We Play” shares how play gives directors power and purpose—even during a pandemic.
Foodservice Equipment Reports