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Attendees Depart ANC 2016 Energized for SY 2016-17!

It’s a wrap! ANC 2016 may be in the books, but it will not soon be forgotten. Over the four-day conference 7,000 attendees took part in learning and networking opportunities that left them energized and prepared to succeed in school nutrition.


School Nutrition Delves into the Science of Baking

Return to the classroom to learn a little bit about the why behind basic baking principles. Plus, in this issue, SN looks at the future of school foodservice operations, including how education plans can affect the cafeteria, the impact of “clean labels” on food packaging and eight “copycat” ideas for wellness programs.


About SNA

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Recognized as the authority on school nutrition, SNA has been advancing the availability, quality and acceptance of school nutrition programs as an integral part of education since 1946.

Get Involved With School Nutrition

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School meal programs need the support of the entire school community to succeed, and there are many ways to get involved.


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SNA develops and encourages the highest standards in school nutrition programs and provides educational opportunities to ensure the professional development of its members. If you have not already earned your certificate, this is a perfect opportunity to take that important step.

Keys to Excellence


Keys to Excellence is designed to assist schools achieve nutrition integrity goals at the administrative, management and operational levels. This tool defines national standards for quality programs and provides a framework for continuous program review, evaluation and improvement.

Careers in School Nutrition


A career in school nutrition helps to create a healthier generation and make a difference in the lives of children. Learn more about school nutrition careers and visit SNA’s Career Center.

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