SNA Releases 2018 Position Paper
SNA has issued a new call on Congress to oppose any school meal block grant proposal and provide greater support to school nutrition programs, which contribute to the health and academic success of students. Read More

SNA Member 2018 Position Paper Resources
SNA’s LAC Resources page offers talking points, webinar details and other tools to support members as they discuss the issues on SNA’s 2018 Position Paper. Read More

SNF to Honor Five National 2018 School Nutrition Heroes
SNF has announced the 2018 School Nutrition Heroes. The five Heroes were nominated by their peers and chosen by SNF because they epitomize the hardworking characteristics of those devoted to serving students and helping their communities. Read More

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 snic2018.pathable.com.

Share Your School Nutrition Stories at LAC 2018
SNA’s Legislative Action Conference (LAC) is your once-a-year opportunity to make your voice heard and play an active role in helping shape national policy relating to school nutrition. Register today and let your voice be heard! Read More

ANC 2018: Bright Ideas, Bold Vision
Join us for the School Nutrition Event of the Year—SNA’s Annual National Conference (ANC), July 9-12, 2018 in Las Vegas, Nevada! Nearly 7,000 strong will unite for four days to share bright ideas, learn best practices and illuminate a bold vision for foodservice in K-12 schools. Registration opens February 1. 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

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The number of vendors that will present small-group “Innovative Solution Sessions” during School Nutrition Industry Conference (#SNIC18) in New Orleans.
Learn more about SNIC 2018

New Upcoming Webinars for the New Year!
Achieve your New Year’s resolution to join more Webinar Wednesdays e-learning opportunities! Earn CEUs with our upcoming Community Eligibility and Best of #SNIC18 webinars. Read More.

What Should You Do? Ethical Decision-Making in School Nutrition
SNA’s new online ethics 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.

SNF Now Accepting Applications for Professional Development Scholarships!
Achieve your educational dreams with an education scholarship from the School Nutrition Foundation! Submit an online application by April 2, 2018. Read More

Nominate an Outstanding School Nutrition Member!
Every day SNA members are going above and beyond in their work to provide nutritious meals to students! Give them the recognition they deserve by submitting their nomination for a SNA Award for the 2017-18 year. Nominations for the Employee, Manager and Director of the Year awards are now being accepted online by SNA. All state, regional and national winners will be recognized at the Red Carpet Awards Ceremony at ANC 2018 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Read More

STEP Small & Spread Some Love
Make small changes and spread some love with the STEPS Challenges for January and February 2018. Read More




Upcoming (Feb. 7): Community Eligibility Series, Part 1
Community Eligibility Provision 101

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 1, 2018
Webinar: Advocacy in 2018: Prepare to Charge the Hill

February 6-March 16, 2018
SNA Virtual Expo

Where’s Ruby Roaming?
School Nutrition's Ruby Reader is on the road again as part of the 2017-18 "Where's Ruby Roaming?" contest. Where will she go, who will she meet and what experiences will she enjoy this year? She needs your help! Share your photo and feedback by Friday, January 26, 2018.

MLK Day of Service: Kids Make Lunches for Families in Need, ABC 2 News

High School Student Starts 'Food Recovery' Program to Help People in Need, yourcentralvalley.com

BPS to Expand Fresh Food Program to as Many as 20 Public Schools, Boston Herald

Newtown Student Launches Program to Provide School Lunch to Classmates in Need, The News-Times

Ogden School District to Provide More Free Lunches, Good4Utah.com

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