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August 21, 2012 – Staying sharp as a school nutrition professional today means staying on top of what’s happening in districts around the country, as well as national news. Can’t find the time to browse for related articles? You don’t want to fall behind. Fortunately, there is a simple solution: Sign up to receive SNA SmartBrief and receive a summary of the news that really matters—delivered straight to your inbox each weekday.

This e-newsletter is an essential tool that will help you stay on top of the latest issues and trends affecting this market segment. Since its launch in late January, SNA SmartBrief already boasts 13,000 subscribers who depend on the daily brief to save time and keep current.

To help deliver this resource to SNA members and the school nutrition community, SNA has partnered with SmartBrief, Inc., an online media publishing company that gives readers in more than 25 industries a competitive edge by providing them with targeted news and information. Knowledgeable SmartBrief editors filter through thousands of news sources daily, handpicking and summarizing key articles and providing direct links to the original sources. In other words, SmartBrief does all the research and you get the latest news in your inbox, absolutely free.

To subscribe to SNA SmartBrief, visit and be added to the mailing list. While you’re at it, go ahead and share an issue of SNA SmartBrief with your school nutrition peers to spread the word and help them be in the know!

In addition, the Association will continue to provide its biweekly CN Direct e-newsletter, which highlights key stories, events and announcements specifically from the SNA website. To subscribe to CN Direct, click here.

ANC 2013: Calling All Experts!

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August 21, 2012 – Hurry, the September 30th deadline to submit your education session proposal for SNA’s 2013 Annual National Conference (ANC) in Kansas City, Mo., is fast approaching! SNA leadership and staff are already busy planning the 2013 “School Nutrition Event of the Year,” scheduled for July 14-17, 2013. A key component of that preparation is the development of educational offerings that showcase nutritional integrity as the core component, resulting in the highest-quality training and education sessions available for this profession.

At ANC 2013, educational programs, research “poster” sessions and pre-conference seminars and workshops will once again focus on a wide variety of school nutrition achievements, initiatives, trends and issues. We invite you to share your expertise and experience by submitting a presentation for consideration in the four key areas of the Association’s Keys to Excellence and Certification programs:

  • Operations
  • Nutrition
  • Administration
  • Communications & Marketing

This premier professional conference is your best chance to not only instruct and inform, but also to inspire operators working in the K-12 segment. And there are many additional benefits of presenting at ANC; including pre- and post-event promotion to 55,000 SNA members, onsite access to SNA members and vendors, professional networking opportunities and much more.

To submit your presentation for consideration, complete the “Call for Proposals” form, available online only at Note that the deadline is quickly approaching! Proposals must be received on or before September 30, 2012. If you have questions, please contact SNA at (800) 877-8822 for more information.

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ANC 2013 Call for Proposals

ANC 2012 Presentations

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