The USDA Professional Standards Training Database Has a New Look!
The USDA Professional Standards Training Database launched a new platform. The interactive site features tools to assist you in locating trainings to meet your professional development needs. Read More

Don't Miss Our Final Webinar of the Season and Earn CEUs Before Summer Break!
Join us for the last webinar of the school year, learn more about both universal and non-universal breakfast in the classroom models and, best yet, earn CEU credits! Learn More

Don't Miss Andy Grammer at #ANC19!
After three jam packed days of outstanding speakers, education sessions, exhibits and networking at #ANC19, it will be time to celebrate! Prepare for a night to remember with multi-platinum selling pop artist Andy Grammer! Recently, Andy did an impromptu performance of "Don't Give Up On Me," the theme song from FIVE FEET APART, with students from the PS22 Chorus in the school cafeteria. Check out the amazing video, in which Andy calls it "one of the best days of my life."

#ANC19 Early Bird Registration Deadline: May 31
If you haven't yet registered for ANC 2019, register today to take advantage of the Early Bird registration deadline. SNA will only accept registration at the Early Bird Rate until this Friday, May 31st. After that date, all registrations received will be charged at the Regular Rate. Register Today

ANC 2019 Pre-Conference Workshops
Attending SNA's 2019 Annual National Conference (ANC) in St. Louis, Mo.? Make plans now to kick-start your professional development by attending a pre-conference workshop on Saturday, July 13. Not sure which workshop is right for you? Consider the following:

Pre-Con Especially for Employees: "Simple Solutions for Effective Communication & Customer Delight"
Pre-Cons Especially for Managers: "Supervisory Skill Development" and "Money Management"
Pre-Con Especially for Directors: "Train-the-Trainer on Financial Management & KPIs"

Also, whether you're an employee, manager or director, all will find the workshop, "Community Activity: Helping Heal Childhood Hunger in Missouri," of interest! Experience a one-of-a-kind opportunity to visit Operation Food Search (OFS), a non-profit organization dedicated to ending childhood hunger and family food insecurity in the St. Louis region and Missouri. Visit OFS's food distribution and nutrition education center, participate in a community service activity, join in a hands-on school food cooking demo, and check out their food trucks!

ANC Membership Section Meetings
These special meetings allow peers from districts and schools all over the country to come together to discuss challenges and solutions for school nutrition programs. Take a look at what's planned for this year's section meetings. Learn More

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The number reached on the Billboard Hot 100 record charts by "Honey I'm Good," the triple-platinum best-selling single by pop artist Andy Grammer, who will perform at the #ANC19 closing event on Tuesday, July 16. Make sure to register for the conference by May 31 for the early bird discount!
Learn more about ANC 2019

School Lunch: What's On Your Playlist?
National School Lunch Week is 2019 will be celebrated October 14-18. This year's theme is "School Lunch: What's On Your Playlist?" Get pumped for this year's celebration by checking out the website and reading the NSLW Preview article in School Nutrition magazine.

Recruit a New Member for Your Chance to Win!
From now until May 31, SNA members who recruit 1 new member will eligible be to win a free registration to SNA's 2020 Annual National Conference in Nashville, Tenn.! Learn More

Directors: Take the SNA School Nutrition Trends Survey Today!
Attention school nutrition directors! As part of SNA's 2019 School Nutrition Trend Survey, we want to learn what districts have planned for the upcoming school year. Learn More




Upcoming: Non-Universal & Universal Breakfast in the Classroom

May 31, 2019
ANC 2019 Early Bird Registration Deadline

May 31, 2019
Last Day for SNA's 2018-19 Membership Campaign

July 14-16, 2019
Annual National Conference

October 14-18, 2019
National School Lunch Week

Read the May 2019 Issue
The May 2019 issue of School Nutrition magazine is spilling the beans on in-school coffee shops and how they can give your K-12 foodservice program a jolt.

Elementary School Lauded for Inspiring Students to Eat Healthy, Lowcountry Parent

While Local Efforts Help Pay Debts, Districts Want Entire System Overhauled, Chalkbeat

Lawrence County Public Schools' New Partnership Has Farm-Fresh Produced Delivered to Schools, The Moulton Advertiser

Advocates Hope More Students Will Participate in Summer Meals Programs, Iowa Public Radio

Ohio School Presented Award for School Breakfast Program, The Times-Gazette