July 25, 2012 – SNA President Helen Phillips, SNS, chose change as the theme of her 2011-12 presidency, and School Nutrition Association members stood up to accept this challenge, as well. To ensure that their schools and districts continued to provide quality meals to children, school nutrition professionals worked to understand the new United States Department of Agriculture meal pattern regulations, published in January 2012, and to prepare for upcoming related changes to their menus. As a profession, the Association continued its efforts to serve up change to successfully meet the needs of its members and of students across the country.
The top accomplishments are showcased in its 2011-12 Annual Report, now available online. Highlights include the Association’s leading role in a new coalition to expand the Chefs Move to Schools initiative, revisions to SNA’s Certification program and the launch of a digital edition of School Nutrition magazine.
To review all of the achievements of the last year, click here, where you can read, download and print this year’s Annual Report.
2011-12 Annual Report
July 24, 2012 – SNA’s 2012 Annual National Conference (ANC) in Denver has just recently come to a close and yet it’s already time to start thinking about next year’s conference in Kansas City, Missouri! Mark your calendars now for July 14-17, 2013!
At ANC 2012 in Denver, the ANC education sessions were well attended and well received by the 7,000+ school nutrition professionals, vendors and advocates in attendance. And next year’s conference in the “City of Fountains” will be no different! To ensure another successful education program, the ANC Program Committee is calling on you to share your expertise, innovations and ideas! The ANC 2013 education program and pre-conference seminars will explore key topics in the areas of Operations, Nutrition, Administration and Communications & Marketing. Your presentation proposal can focus on a wide variety of school nutrition achievements, initiatives, trends and issues, such as nutrition education, healthy school environments, marketing and communication, technology, legislation and policy development, leadership, wellness and so much more!
There are many benefits of presenting at ANC, including pre- and post-event promotion to 55,000+ SNA members, access to SNA members and vendors, your contribution to furthering the knowledge of school nutrition professionals and more. To submit your education session proposal for consideration, complete the “Call for Proposals” form, available online at www.schoolnutrition.org/anc2013. Proposals must be received on or before September 30, 2012. If you have questions, please contact SNA at (800) 877-8822 for more information.
ANC 2013 Call for Proposals
ANC 2012 Presentations
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