SNS Updates: New Exam Launching in July and Revised Study Guide Available
Preparing for the School Nutrition Specialist (SNS) Credentialing exam? An updated version of the SNS Study Guide is now available. Read More

SNA March Webinars: A Slam Dunk!
It’s March Madness with three remaining March webinars from SNA! Take advantage of the many opportunities to earn CEUs on hot training topics this month. Plus, check out our Webinars On-Demand library, available to SNA members 24/7. Read More

SNA’s 2017 Position Paper & LAC Resources
SNA’s 2017 Position Paper will be the focus of SNA’s upcoming Legislative Action Conference (LAC), April 2-4, 2017. SNA members are encouraged to visit the LAC Resources page for talking points and other tools to help advocate on behalf of school meal programs. Read More

Making Connections with Your Senator or U.S. Representative on Capitol Hill
At SNA’s Legislative Action Conference (LAC), a day on Capitol Hill is the perfect way to make your voice heard on school nutrition. Read More

ANC 2017 Pre-Conference Workshops
Attending SNA’s 2017 Annual National Conference (ANC) in Atlanta? Make plans now to kick-start your professional development by attending a pre-conference workshop on Saturday, July 8. Read More

Seats Filling Up Fast for SNA’s Spring Industry Boot Camp!
Attention industry representatives! Have you reserved your seat for SNA’s Spring Industry Boot Camp, taking place May 17-18 at SNA Headquarters? Come see why companies are making it a priority for new and seasoned employees alike. This dynamic educational seminar provides a comprehensive understanding of the K-12 school foodservice segment. Read More

Visit SNA’s Virtual Expo
SNA’s Virtual Expo is now open for visitors until April 30. Join the many others who have already sojourned to this unique experience to research new K-12 products and services from over 37 exhibitors, expand your professional development and network with other school nutrition professionals. Read More

The median lunch period for elementary schools is 25 minutes. Middle and high schools reported a 30-minute lunch period.
(Source: SNA’s 2016 Operations Report)
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Achieve Your Educational Dreams with an SNF Scholarship!
The School Nutrition Foundation (SNF) is currently accepting applications for the professional development scholarships. These scholarships help SNA members achieve their educational dreams by offsetting the costs of books and tuition for those pursuing a degree in a school nutrition-related program of study. But hurry, applications are due by April 4, 2017. Read More

ANC 2017 First-Timer Scholarship: One Spot Remaining!
Attention district directors! Nominate an employee or manager-level staff member for SNA’s ANC First-Timer Scholarship. Scholarships are awarded on a first-come, first-served basis, but hurry—only one spot remains for ANC 2017 in Atlanta! Read More

Be a Part of the Solution to Reducing Food Waste
The School Nutrition Foundation (SNF) continues to work with the Environmental Education and Research Foundation to conduct a waste measurement study in school cafeterias. To date, over 100 schools have signed up to participate in the study that will help school districts work to reduce food waste. It’s not too late to sign up to participate, as the project will continue into School Year 2017-18. Read More

Build Participation with SNA’s Promotion Calendar
Special cafeteria promotions are among the most tried-and-true strategies for building participation. If you’re seeking fresh ideas and new events to celebrate for the remainder of the school year, check out SNA’s 2016-17 Promotion Calendar, a free member service produced by the editorial staff of School Nutrition magazine. Read More

Register for SNA's Upcoming Webinar

Today: Schools As Nutrition Hubs

March 22, 2017
Webinar: Schools As Nutrition Hubs: The Business Savvy Strategy to Reduce Childhood Hunger

March 28, 2017
Webinar: Breakfast in the Classroom Funding Available!

April 2-4, 2017
Legislative Action Conference

April 3, 2017
SNF Celebration of School Nutrition Heroes

April 4, 2017
Professional Development Scholarships Application Deadline

April 6, 2017
Virtual Expo “Live” Day

Read the March 2017 Issue
Schools as Nutrition Hubs. Are you taking full advantage of this business-savvy strategy to reduce childhood hunger in your community?

What Are the Current School Lunch Nutrition Guidelines? HR 610 Could Make Drastic Changes, Romper

Meditation, Nutrition, Fitness: One ‘Party School’ Tried to Tame the College Brain, NPR Ed

Michelle Obama’s Healthy School Lunch Program in Jeopardy?, CNN

Coffee County Schools “Shaking It Up” with School Nutrition, The Douglas Enterprise

St. Mary Catholic Secondary School Great Big Crunch, Hamilton News

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