LAC 2018 Early Registration Extended: Check Out Our Keynotes and Register Now!
There is still time to save $50 off of your registration for SNA’s 2018 Legislative Action Conference (LAC), but time is running out! The extended early registration deadline is Friday, January 19. Read More

SNF Scholarships Available for SNA Members
Are you thinking of attending SNA’s Annual National Conference (ANC) in Las Vegas? Do you need some new kitchen equipment? Have you been thinking about going back to school? The School Nutrition Foundation has scholarships and grants – you just need to apply! Don’t delay, though because the deadlines are coming up fast! Deadlines: ANC Scholarships: February 15, 2018; Winston Equipment Grant: January 31, 2018 (only the first 75 applications accepted); and Professional Development Scholarships: April 2, 2018. Read More

Register Now for SNA’s Virtual Expo!
Registration for SNA’s free 2018 Virtual Expo is now open! Experience the future of sourcing new products, equipment, and technology when you visit 30+ interactive virtual exhibit booths. Read More

Warm Up to Winter with Webinar Wednesdays!
A new year, brings new webinars! Register now to join us next month as we E-G-G-S-P-L-O-R-E the power of protein in meals that will keep your students feeling full and focused throughout the day. Read More

Keys to Excellence: New Logo & Updated Best Practices
If your school or state uses or promotes the Keys to Excellence program, please check out SNA's new logo and updated best practices. Read More

What Should You Do? Ethical Decision-Making in School Nutrition
SNA’s new online ethics module is coming this month! This introductory-level course is both interactive and fun! One of the fundamental goals of this course is to help school nutrition professionals learn to recognize and address ethical dilemmas in the workplace. Read More

SNS Credentialing Prep Course – New Pilot Course
Thinking about taking the SNS exam or do you simply want to learn more about different content areas in school nutrition? At LAC 2018 on Saturday, March 3, join us for the second pilot offering of this exciting course and seize the opportunity to provide your valuable insights and feedback before its launch to the rest of the school nutrition community. The course will be taught by subject matter experts and is based on the SNS Exam Study Guide. Seating is limited. Read More

The number of vendors that will have a tabletop display during the networking lunch at SNA’s 2018 School Nutrition Industry Conference (SNIC) in New Orleans.
Learn more about SNIC 2018

Countdown to #SNIC18
Your registration has been processed; your travel and lodging is booked. It’s now time to start thinking about how you will make the most of your time at SNA’s 2018 School Nutrition Industry Conference (SNIC), taking place January 21-23. For any last-minute, know-before-you-go information, be sure to visit

Download the #SNIC18 Conference App
Attention SNIC attendees! SNA is excited to offer SNIC attendees a Mobile App for this year’s conference. Search “SNA Events” in the Apple or Google Play App Stores to download. You may establish a login of your own choice or use your existing email login if you’ve previously used the ANC App (but you will need to go through the registration process again). A desktop version also can be accessed at

Register Now to Attend SNA’s Spring Industry Boot Camp
Industry representatives, enlist now in SNA’s Spring Industry Boot Camp and get a comprehensive understanding of the K-12 school nutrition industry. Read More

2018 Charge the Hill: Prepare for LAC
Attend the SNA webinar on Thursday, February 1, 2018, 2:00 pm ET, to get insider tips from the SNA’s Public Policy & Legislation Committee Chair and Co-Chair, Doug Davis, SNS and Sara Gasiorowski, SNS. Your school nutrition policy and legislation experts will provide a run down on the 2018 Position Paper and prepare you to make the most of your time at the 46th Legislative Action Conference (LAC). Read More

SNA STEPS Challenge: Small Steps...BIG Leaps!
Make 2018 a healthful one by signing up for SNA's STEPS Challenge. The first monthly challenge of 2018 encourages participants to break down one health/wellness goal into small manageable steps. Read More

Take Ruby Reader Wherever You Roam!
Don’t miss School Nutrition magazine’s “Where’s Ruby Roaming” contest! Share your photo and feedback by Friday, January 26, and you could be eligible for a special prize drawing. Read More

Next Week: The Power of Protein!

January 19, 2017
LAC Early Bird Registration Deadline (Extended)

January 21-23, 2018
School Nutrition Industry Conference

January 26, 2018
Where’s Ruby Roaming? Contest Deadline

January 31, 2018
Winston Foodservice Equipment Grant Deadline (Extended)

February 1, 2018
Online Registration Opens for ANC 2018

February 6-March 16, 2018
SNA Virtual Expo

Read the January 2018 Issue
Start your new year with the January 2018 issue of School Nutrition magazine for the 4-1-1 on stress and how to cope with it throughout the year.

Breaking Down Gov. Cuomo’s ‘No Student Goes Hungry’ Plan, WCAX CBS News

What’s in a School Lunch? A Denver District Wants Parents to See for Themselves, The Colorado Independent

Bristol, Virginia Public Schools: Feeding Children on School Cancellation Days, WCYB NBC News

Joplin Revamps Lunch App "School Cafe" to Improve Food Purchases,

New Program Provides Hot Meals for Indian Creek Students After School, WTOV Fox News

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