Earning CEUs and Key Area Hours

Staying up to date on the latest advances in school nutrition operations, administration, nutrition, nutrition education and marketing is important to professional development. SNA provides an array of webinars, online courses and professional development articles to earn Continuing Education Units (CEUs) or Key Area Hours.

The following programs can be used to apply for a new Certificate in School Nutrition, to maintain your Certificate or SNS credential.

Keys to Excellence


Professional Development Articles

School Nutrition University (SNU)

SNA Conferences

Upcoming Programs Approved for SNA CEUs/Key Area Hours

Bundling Courses to Meet Key Area Hour Requirements

Individuals are able to bundle courses from the same Key Area to meet the necessary 2-hour minimum when provided at the same event or location.

  • SNA offers courses at the national conference; a 1-hour course in marketing at 9:00 am and a different marketing course at 1:00 pm. Same KEY Area, two different sessions = 2 KEY Hours.
  • Individuals can bundle two NFSMI courses that offer 1 hour (each) in a specific Key Area.

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