USDA Extends SFSP/SSO Waivers
U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) extended all Summer Food Service Program (SFSP) and Seamless Summer Option (SSO) waivers through as late as December 31, 2020, dependent on available funding. Read More
Become a Showcase Exhibitor
Industry partners do not want to miss this unique opportunity to virtually present their innovative product solutions to operators! The Zoom platform is ideal for food and equipment demonstrations and screensharing for technology solutions. Read More

Open Call for Education Proposals: Share Your Ideas—Deadline Extended!
During this unprecedented time for school nutrition, SNA members are eager for best practices, ideas and information to serve students in virtual, blended and staggered academic schedules. Read More
Senators Send Letter to USDA Urging Extension of Waivers through SY 2020-21
On September 1, 2020, U.S. Senator Maggie Hassan (D-NH), along with 28 additional Senators, sent a letter to the USDA requesting the full extension of school meal waivers through the end of the 2020-21 school year. Read More
FNS Publishes its Assessment of the AR Process for School Meal Programs
On August 25, 2020, the USDA FNS released its “Assessment of the Administrative Review (AR) Process in School Meal Programs.” Read More
FNS Evaluates the Child Nutrition State Administrative Expense Formula
The USDA FNS published its assessment of “the Child Nutrition State Administrative Expense (SAE) Formula.” Read More
This year's toolkit for National School Lunch Week (October 12-16) features 21 pages of resources and ideas. Use the ideas to plan a successful campaign.
NSLW 2020 Toolkit Now Available!
We’ve greatly expanded our toolkit of tips, ideas and resources to help you tap into your creativity and resourcefulness to celebrate what’s “now playing” in your school lunch program. Check out 24 student engagement ideas plus social media tips, movie milestones and more! Read More
Visit the NSLW Shop
Take a virtual step inside the new SNA Shop, featuring National School Lunch Week merchandise to promote the 2020 theme of Now Playing: School Lunch—Your Ticket to Good Nutrition with a wide array of items at budget-friendly prices including T-shirts, colorful posters, totes and bags.
Directors' Best Practices Conference—Virtual Event
Hear the best ideas to feed kids during a pandemic, learn what’s working and what’s not, discuss financial sustainability and collectively brainstorm solutions to complex challenges in this one-of-a-kind conference taking place on three afternoons of October 26-28.
Industry Boot Camp Goes Virtual
Register now for fall Industry Boot Camp, an intense educational seminar designed to help industry representatives new to school nutrition better understand the ins and outs of the K-12 foodservice segment. Read More
Workplace safety and sanitation should be top of mind for all school nutrition professionals—School Nutrition’s September issue is here to help