Highlights from SchoolNutrition.org Vol. 13, No. 12 - June 11, 2014

In This Issue

Statement from SNA CEO on School Meal Program Challenges
SNA CEO Patti Montague comments on misinformation in the debate over federal nutrition standards for school meals.
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Big News from SNA! High School Diploma No Longer Required for Level 1 SNA Certification
Effective May 28, 2014, SNA's Certification and Credentialing Governing Council has agreed that the high school diploma/GED requirement be removed for Level 1 certification but remains a requirement for Level 2 and above.
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Spring Journal Issue Examines School Nutrition Employees' Perceptions of Job Practices
Learn about the influences of school nutrition employees' age and average number of hours worked per week on perceived safe food handling practices, barriers and motivators in one of the articles featured in the Spring 2014 issue of The Journal of Child Nutrition & Management.
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REAL Eggs a Natural Menu Fit

Top reasons to add REAL eggs to your menu? Download new white paper "The Incredible Edible Egg in School Meals: It's a Natural Fit."
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Open Letter to Members from SNA President Leah Schmidt
Recently, SNA President Leah Schmidt, SNS issued a letter to SNA's 55,000 members regarding the Association's advocacy efforts.
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Congratulations to the 2014 SNF Scholarship Recipients!
SNA would like to congratulate the recipients of the 2014 School Nutrition Foundation scholarships.
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SNA to Congress and Administration: Act Now to Protect School Meal Programs
Recently, SNA, on behalf of 55,000 school cafeteria professionals and the families they serve, urged Congress and the Administration to take immediate steps to provide school nutrition professionals the flexibility they need to plan healthy, appealing meals while maintaining fiscally solvent programs.
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Calling All SNA Chapter Leaders: Chapter Leadership Day is Coming Up!
Need ideas to reinvigorate your chapter? Want to network with other chapter leaders from across the country? Chapter Leadership Day (CLD) is a unique event just for you!
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Photo Sessions for State Delegations at ANC Boston
Next month at ANC, take advantage of so many state members being in one place by gathering together for a state delegation photo.
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Latest Journal Issue Explores Food Allergy Training Practices
Learn about school nutrition professionals' attitudes about food allergies, current practices of food allergy training and operational issues related to food allergy training in school nutrition operations in one of the articles featured in the Spring 2014 issue of The Journal of Child Nutrition & Management.
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Edited by Heidi Funkhouser (hfunkhouser@schoolnutrition.org), Communications Consultant.
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