SNA Comments on USDA School Meal Rule
USDA has released an interim final rule to extend current regulatory flexibility for school meal programs through SY 2018-19. SNA commended USDA for the extension and has called for even greater flexibility under whole grain and sodium mandates to address challenges. Read More

October & November Policy Update
SNA provides resources to help you stay up to date on USDA Policy Updates and Federal Register notices relating to school nutrition. Check out SNA’s latest Policy Update and view an archive of previous editions. Read More

Help Us Reach the Goal of 60,000 Members!
At SNA’s Annual National Conference this summer, President Lynn Harvey announced the exciting goal of reaching 60,000 national members by December 2018. With your help, we can make it happen! Read More

Only Days Remain to Save on Your #SNIC18 Registration
Haven’t registered for SNA’s upcoming School Nutrition Industry Conference (#SNIC18) yet? Don’t forget, the last day to save on your registration is December 8. After that date, all registrations will be processed at the onsite rate. Read More

#SNIC18 Closing Keynote Kaplan Mobray Offers Sneak Peek in New Video
A highly successful business executive who led corporate marketing, advertising and brand development initiatives for Fortune 500 companies, the energetic Kaplan shares his excitement about #SNIC18 in this new short clip. Read More

Online Registration Opens Friday for LAC 2018
Online registration for SNA’s 2018 Legislative Action Conference (LAC) will open on December 8. This important conference, taking place March 4-6, 2018, is your opportunity to come face-to-face with policy makers to increase their understanding of the complexity of school nutrition operations. Read More

Calling All School Nutrition Pros & Industry Partners to SNA’s New Virtual Expo
Have you wished you could attend the hottest new school nutrition conference, but simply can’t afford to be out of the office? With SNA’s new Virtual Expo, now you can! Mark your calendar for January 3, 2018 to register for free. The expo will launch on February 6, 2018. Interested in exhibiting? Secure a spot today and take advantage of this opportunity to highlight your latest company information! Read More

The number of people who have earned the School Nutrition Specialist credential. Be one more by taking the new pilot SNS Preparation Course at SNIC!
Learn more about SNIC 2018

SNA Asking Members to Provide Input for Strategic Planning
SNA will soon begin developing the 2018-21 SNA Strategic Plan which will help guide the Association over the next three years. To help with this process, SNA is asking members to provide input. Read More

Applications Now Being Accepted for ANC Conference Scholarships & Winston Foodservice Equipment Grant
The School Nutrition Foundation (SNF) is now accepting applications online for the ANC 2018 Conference Scholarships and Winston Foodservice Equipment Grant. Read More

SNA President Addresses 2020 DGA Listening Session
On November 28, SNA President Lynn Harvey traveled to Washington, D.C., to participate in USDA’s 2020 Dietary Guidelines for Americans Listening Session. The event, held at USDA Headquarters, allowed SNA and other stakeholders to share insight on the Dietary Guideline’s implementation and impact prior to the launch of the Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee (DGAC) nomination process. Read More

STEP Lightly Into 2018!
Stress less and make small changes with the STEPS Challenges for December 2017 and January 2018. Read More

Today: In a Crazy World… There are Simple Solutions for Positive Communication

December 8, 2017
SNIC Regular Rate Registration Deadline

December 8, 2017
Online Registration Opens for LAC 2018

December 22, 2017
Conference Scholarships Deadline for LAC 2018

December 31, 2017
SNF 2017 Annual Fund Contribution Deadline

January 3, 2018
Virtual Expo 2018 Registration Opens

December 31, 2017
Conference Scholarships Deadline for ANC 2018

Read the December 2017 Issue
Financial management isn’t always as easy as one-two-three. Put two-and-two together with the December 2017 issue of School Nutrition magazine.

Students Grow Lettuce Using Fish Nutrients, Des Moines Register

Proceeds from Tan’s Treats ‘Ugly Sweater 5K’ Run to Provide More Than 34,000 Meals to Children, St. George News

Vegan Lunches Could Be Coming to Every LAUSD School Next Year, LA School Report

Healthier School Lunch Means Need for New Equipment, 88.9 WEKU Radio

Students Help Add Free Water Bottles to School Cafeterias, The Signal

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