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A Taste of School Nutrition

Connecting college students to the school nutrition profession

A Taste of School Nutrition™is a one-day experience for college students to explore a career in school nutrition. It is a unique opportunity to connect with school nutrition professionals and get “a taste” of this exciting profession during the School Nutrition Association’s annual conference in Nashville.

On Monday, July 11th, 2011 students participating in this event will have the unique opportunity to:

  • Connect one-on-one with a school nutrition professional,
  • Experience the conference exhibit floor with a school nutrition professional - More than 300 exhibit booths highlighting the latest new products, equipment, software and trends in school nutrition programs.
  • Learn about current research and best practices during the Child Nutrition Showcase poster session,
  • Explore school nutrition topics during conference educational sessions, and
  • Participate in a panel discussion of school nutrition career opportunities

 

A Taste of School Nutrition™ Agenda:
Monday, July 11th

10:00 amMeet at the ANC Student Lounge located near Delta Lobby A toreview the day’s agenda with SNA’s College Section Chair and meetyour School Nutrition Mentor
10:30 amConnect one-on-one with a school nutrition professional:
  • Learn about the school nutrition program in their mentor’s district
  • Explore the types of professional and education backgrounds of those working in school nutrition
11:00 amExperience the conference exhibit floor with your school nutrition mentor
  • 300 exhibit booths
  • Sample the latest new products
  • Discover equipment and software programs for school nutrition
  • Learn about new product trends
12:00 pm Learn about current research and best practices during the Child Nutrition Showcase poster session (located near Delta Lobby A)
1:00 pm Lunch on your own
2:15 pm Attend School Nutrition Education Session of your choice
3:15 pmAttend SNA’s College Section meeting which will feature a panel discussion of school nutrition opportunities

Students interested in participating in A Taste of School Nutrition™ can register for the conference at the Early Bird Student Registration Rates of $75.

* Registration to the conference will provide you with access to the full conference.

For questions about the conference of this event, please contact SNA