SNAC Chats

SNA Communications (SNAC) Chats are webinars with SNA and state leaders on a host of topics including everything from membership recruitment and retention plans, public relations activities, what’s new in education and more! SNAC Chats are usually held on the second Tuesday at 2:00 pm ET of every other month.

Do you have a great idea or a successful event to share with other state leaders? Submit your stories to statesupport@schoolnutrition.org to be a part of an upcoming SNAC Chat’s Steal this Idea! segment.

SNAC Chats Archive:

October 14, 2014: This SNAC Chat includes updates on upcoming SNA national conferences, SNA membership, SNA certificate and credentialing programs, Keys to Excellence Benchmarking Tool, and state resources and deadlines. Special guest, Linda St. Clair, SNS, President of West Virginia SNA, shared information on the state association’s successful certificate and credentialing scholarships.

August 12, 2014: This SNAC Chat includes highlights for the year ahead, information on state legislative support, important deadlines and reminders, and updates on advocacy, membership and the certificate program from SNA. Special guest, Debbie Shiflett, President of SNA of Virginia, also shared chapter resources provided by her state association.

May 6, 2014: This SNAC Chat includes information on communicating the New Strategic Plan, Keys to Excellence Benchmarking Tool, an Advocacy Update, a Membership Update, information on Membership Drives, Revamped Star Club, Streamlined Awards Program, Requesting Materials, End-of-Year Reminders for States, and sharing of State Successes from 2013-14.

February 11, 2014: This SNAC Chat includes updates from SNA headquarters about upcoming SNA conferences, the Strategic Realignment Project, Professional Standards, Membership, Advocacy, and more. Doris Schneider, Mississippi SNA Executive Secretary, shares membership recruitment and retention ideas that have worked in her state and Susan Cheshire, Georgia SNA Executive Director, explains her state’s Equipment Academy.  

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