As Winter Winds Down, Spring Up with Webinar Wednesdays!
Just as spring flowers and warmer air (almost April snow for us here in D.C.) will soon begin in your area, your SNA Professional Development Team is ready to bring you a new series of Webinar Wednesdays. Read More

Advance Your Professional Development with Our New Online Ethics Course
SNA’s new online ethics course introduces the basic principles of ethics and ethical behavior. Read More

Important SNA 2018 Election Update
The SNA Board of Directors has initiated an immediate investigation into alleged voting impropriety during the 2018 SNA Election. Read More

ANC 2018 Pre-Conference Workshops
Attending SNA’s 2018 Annual National Conference (ANC) in Las Vegas? Make plans now to kick-start your professional development by attending a pre-conference workshop on Sunday, July 8. Learn More

ANC 2018 First-Timer Scholarships
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, so encourage your director to nominate you today! Learn 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 9-10 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. Learn More

Celebrate School Lunch Hero Day
On Friday, May 4, 2018, it’s time to celebrate School Lunch Hero Day (SLHD)! School Lunch Hero Day showcases the school nutrition professionals who make a difference to every child who comes through the cafeteria. Find way to recognize your heroes with the gift of SNA membership or reward staff with SLHD-themed gifts from the SNA Emporium. Learn More

Over half (56.3%) of districts report serving cleaner label menu options (e.g. products or ingredients with no artificial flavors, colors or preservatives). Of these districts, 81.1% are seeking additional cleaner label menu options.
(Source: SNA’s 2017 Trends Report)
Learn more facts in SNA’s 2017 Trends Report

Food Allergy Experts are Here to Help!
We have food allergy experts on standby for your most pressing food allergy questions. Visit SNA’s Food Allergy Resource Center to ask a specific question you’ve always been curious about. You will receive a reply from a dedicated National Peanut Board Food Allergy Expert. On SNA’s Food Allergy Resources also includes food allergy webinars, FAQs, and tons of reliable resources from the associations, academies, and networks you trust most. Learn More

Breakfast in the Classroom Resource Center
The School Nutrition Foundation’s Breakfast In the Classroom Resource Center has plenty of tools to support your direct delivery and grab-and-go breakfast programs! Learn More

The NEA Foundation School Breakfast Toolkit
Looking to move breakfast out of your cafeteria? As part of the Partners for Breakfast in the Classroom, SNF’s partner the NEA Foundation has updated their toolkit for school breakfast. Use the toolkit to share FAQs and suggested activities during breakfast time in classrooms with teachers and stakeholders in your district to share the benefits of increasing school breakfast. Learn More

Spotlight Your Team with Items from SNA’s Emporium
Did you know that SNA’s Emporium is stocked up with items to celebrate this May’s School Lunch Hero Day event? Have you considered what promotional supplies you’ll need to shine a much-deserved spotlight on your school nutrition team? SNA makes it easy: Simply visit SNA’s Emporium, your one-stop shop for colorful posters, apparel, accessories and much more. SNA’s Emporium warehouse has moved! Please note the NEW fax number: (443) 964-8206. Visit Emporium

March and April STEPS Challenge “Go Lean with Protein”- Are You Up for the Challenge?
Don’t forget to STEP into your stride the remainder of the March by challenging yourself to “Go Lean with Protein,” as part of SNA’s STEPS challenge wellness program. Read More

SNA’s 2017 Trends Report
As school nutrition professionals work to promote healthier choices and boost school meal participation, a recent SNA survey reveals school menus feature more international flavors, made-to-order entrees and cleaner label options. Learn More

Top 10 Ways to Involve Students in Your School Nutrition Program
Refresh your efforts to engage students and increase participation with SNA’s latest resources designed to help you open the lines of communication with students and help you market your program. Learn More

Next Week: Best of #SNIC18: Making Plant-Based Eating Doable and Desirable in K-12

March 30, 2018
2018 School Breakfast Contest Deadline

April 2, 2018
SNF Professional Development Scholarships Deadline

April 4, 2018
Webinar: Best of #SNIC18: When it Comes to Food and Ingredients, What Do Consumers Really Want?

April 11, 2018
Webinar: Community Eligibility Series, Part 3: Strategies for Partial Implementation

April 26-28, 2018
National Leadership Conference

May 4, 2018
ANC 2018 Early Bird Registration Deadline

May 4, 2018
School Lunch Hero Day

May 9-10, 2018
Spring Industry Boot Camp

2018 Editorial Calendar
Would you like a preview of the articles you can expect to find in SN in the coming months? View the Editorial Calendar.

In-class Breakfast More than Doubles Participation in Indiana, Journal Review

Maine School Adds Mentoring to Lunch Menu, The Forecaster

Mobile Learning Lab Teaches Farm-to-School Literacy, News Mirror

Survey Shows Dip in Student Bullying, U.S. News & World Report

Pennsylvania Looks to Expand Alternative School Breakfasts, WTAE Pittsburgh

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