Highlights from SchoolNutrition.org Vol. 12, No. 9 - May 1, 2013

In This Issue

Preparing for ANC 2013: Taking Advantage of Education, Certification and Credentialing Opportunities
SNA wants you to take your career to the next level, and the 2013 Annual National Conference (ANC), July 14-17, is just the place to start!
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Jarrett J. Krosoczka, SNA and Random House Children's Books Announce School Lunch Superhero Day!
This Friday, May 3rd, Jarrett J. Krosoczka, author and illustrator of the popular "Lunch Lady" graphic novel series, is teaming up with SNA and Random House to launch School Lunch Superhero Day, a celebration that offers students nationwide an opportunity to give thanks to the school nutrition professionals who feed 31 million students every day.
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SNA Monitors NSLP and SBP Participation Changes
With the many changes occurring in school nutrition programs, SNA is tracking fluctuations in participation levels for the National School Lunch Program and the School Breakfast Program in order to understand national participation trends.
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Feature of the Week
Be an early bird, register now for ANC 2013!
Learning opportunities will be everywhere at SNA's upcoming Annual National Conference (ANC) in Kansas City—from education sessions and exhibits to keynote speakers and countless networking opportunities. If you haven't yet registered, this is your last opportunity to take advantage of the Early Bird registration discount. SNA will only accept registrations at the Early Bird rate until next Friday, May 10th. Plus, SNA members receive special savings when more than one person in the same membership category registers from their school district.

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Better Nutrition Made Simple

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Introducing SNF's New Breakfast Learning Series
To help build your confidence and skills to effectively garner stakeholder support and shine a light on your child nutrition program, be a part of the School Nutrition Foundation's Breakfast Learning Series.
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Preparing for ANC 2013: The Exhibit Hall
Frequently cited as the most anticipated part of SNA's Annual National Conference (ANC), the Exhibit Hall in Kansas City promises to be bigger and better than ever.
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New SNA Media Outreach Best Practices Guide
SNA has a new resource for members interested in earning positive media coverage for their school meal programs.
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USDA Releases New Guidance on Paid Lunch Equity
The U.S. Department of Agriculture has released new guidance regarding Paid Lunch Equity for School Year 2013-2014.
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SNA Calendar

Events
May 3, 2013
School Lunch Superhero Day

May 6-10, 2013
School Nutrition Employee Week

May 15-16, 2013
Spring Industry Boot Camp

July 14-17, 2013
Annual National Conference


[ More Meetings & Events]

Exams
6/10 - Ames, IA
6/11 - Gatlinburg, TN
6/14 - Centennial, CO
6/16 - Houston, TX
6/18 - Greensboro, NC
6/23 - La Crosse, WI
6/26 - Tinley Park, IL
6/26 - Grand Rapids, MI
6/26 - Tinley Park, IL
7/14 - Kansas City, MO
[ More Credentialing Exams]

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