Vision Mission

The School Nutrition Association is a national, nonprofit professional organization representing more than 57,000 members who provide high-quality, low-cost meals to students across the country.


Be the authority and resource for school nutrition programs.


SNA is the national organization of school nutrition professionals committed to advancing the quality of school meal programs through education and advocacy.


  • Collaboration, Relationship Building and Teamwork
  • Caring Commitment and Service
  • Lifelong Wellness and Healthy Lifestyles
  • Passion for Lifelong Learning and Professional Development
  • Integrity and Ethics

Strategic Goals:

I. Professional Development
School nutrition professionals will have the necessary knowledge, skills and expertise to administer, manage and deliver healthy school meal programs.

II. Advocacy and Public Image
Policy makers, school officials and parents will rely on SNA as the authority for designing and funding school meal programs.

III. Community
School nutrition programs nationwide will be strengthened through collaboration with members, state affiliates, industry and allied partners.

IV. Infrastructure
SNA will have a financially sustainable funding model with a nimble governance structure and headquarters staff organization that is aligned with the strategic plan and reflects contemporary association business practices.

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120 Waterfront Street, Suite 300
National Harbor, MD 20745  

Tel (301) 686-3100
Fax (301) 686-3115

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The School Nutrition Association has a presence in every state across the country. View links to many of the state associations to find out more about what SNA is doing nationwide. 

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