Exhibit Hall Tips for #ANC17
Veterans of SNA's Annual National Conference (ANC) share their secrets of the best way for people to get the most out of the Exhibit Hall. Read More

Management, Nutrition, Food Safety and Techniques to Improve School Nutrition Operations Top the Issues in the Latest Issue of JCN&M
Preview of the 2017 Spring issue of The Journal of Child Nutrition & Management. Read More

SNA is Recognized as Partner of the Year by the National Farm to School Network
Earlier this month, as part of the National Farm to School Network’s annual meeting, SNA was recognized as the first National Partner of the Year for 2017. Read More

Make the Case to Attend
You know all the great reasons to attend ANC. But does your supervisor understand? Customize this “Dear Supervisor” letter that acknowledges tight budgets and emphasizes ANC as a fantastic return on investment. Also, complete this financial spreadsheet, courtesy of Amanda Venezia, SNS, Director of Dining Services, Londonderry School District, New Hampshire. She’s also provided a sample of what it could look like. Finally, share this visual roadmap that will lead you straight to ANC17 this summer! Read More

Need Idea to Reinvigorate Your Local SNA Chapter?
Are you a local or state SNA chapter leader who is looking for ways to reinvigorate your chapter or start a new chapter? Don’t miss Chapter Leadership Day, an annual interactive, informative and fun event on Saturday, July 8, featuring networking opportunities with chapter leaders from across the country and topics such as planning engaging meetings, recruiting new members, and more. Back by popular demand, this session will be led by JoAnne Robinett, SNS. Cost is $25 and breakfast is included. Read More

Barenaked Ladies to Perform at ANC 2017
Don’t miss this opportunity to attend the Barenaked Ladies concert at #ANC17… one of the most amazing and FUN concerts on the current rock circuit. Read More

School Lunch: Recipes for Success
National School Lunch Week is 2017 will be celebrated October 9-13. This year’s theme is “School Lunch: Recipes for Success.” Check out the SNA website for some early planning tools and also be sure to read “Hip, Hip, Hooray for NSLW!” in the April 2017 issue of School Nutrition and get pumped for this year’s celebration. Read More

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The number of singles released by the Barenaked Ladies, the feature artist at this year’s ANC Closing Event Concert. Do you know which top-rated television show theme song was penned by the group?
Learn more about ANC 2017

Register for SNA’s Best of #SNIC17 Webinar - Food Waste: The Latest Movement
Don’t miss this week’s webinar to learn more about the latest movement to stem food waste—plus register for the last May webinar on preventing workplace conflicts. Read More

When Just Getting to the Exam Location Was the Hardest Part of Passing the SNS
No obstacle could derail Jeanne Brust’s attempt to earn an SNS. Read More

Share Your Thoughts: Increasing Verification Response Rate
USDA wants to hear from SNA members and is hosting a challenge around verification response rates. This challenge is an opportunity to take advantage of a national platform to share your success stories and your great ideas on how to increase household response rates in the annual school meals verification process! Read More

Revised Prototype Free and Reduced Price Application for SY 2017-18
Earlier this month, USDA released a policy memo announcing their Revised Prototype Application for Free and Reduced Price Meals for SY 2017-18. The changes made to the prototype application and instructions are intended to help local educational agencies (LEAs) ensure that families submit their applications to the appropriate location. Read More

In Memory of Dorothy “Dot” Pannell-Martin
SNA mourns the passing of Dorothy “Dot” Pannell-Martin, who passed away on May 9. Read More

SNA Releases 2017 Little Big Fact Book
The K-12 school nutrition profession is easily misunderstood and underestimated. Help others to understand just how complex this business is by purchasing your copies of SNA’s Little Big Fact Book today. Read More



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Today - Best of #SNIC17: Food Waste: The Latest Movement

May 17, 2017
Webinar: Best of #SNIC17: Food Waste: The Latest Movement

May 17-18, 2017
Spring Industry Boot Camp

May 24, 2017
Webinar: Gimme Some Feedback: Preventing Conflicts Through Constructive Feedback

June 1, 2017
SNA’s 2017-18 Annual Membership Campaign Begins

June 12, 2017
ANC Regular Rate Registration Deadline

October 9-13, 2017
National School Lunch Week

Featured Recipe
View the May 2017 Food Focus article, The Chicken & the Egg, to check out this month’s featured recipe, Ramen Bowl.

Two Honored By Florida School Nutrition Association, The Gainesville Sun

What the New School Lunch Regulations Will Mean for Our Children, Healthline

Finally, Some Relief on School Lunch Nutrition Rules, The Orange County Register

School Nutrition Team Awarded, The Citizens

School Lunch Superheroes, The Daily Herald

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