August 28, 2012 – For nearly 30 years, SNA’s School Nutrition Foundation (SNF) has been supporting the educational needs of SNA members like you. Thousands of school nutrition professionals have received scholarships to further their careers and gain knowledge so they can continue to nourish the lives of millions of children. With the generous support of members and industry partners, the SNF scholarship program has grown to eight different funds with more than $1.6 million in scholarship awards.
It’s a new school year for your students—and for you! Take a look at the scholarship opportunities designed to help you achieve your professional goals:
Whatever your reason for going back to school or enhancing your professional development, SNF is dedicated to making your goals attainable. Visit www.schoolnutrition.org/scholarships for additional details about SNF’s scholarships, as well as downloadable applications and submission deadlines.
August 27, 2012 – Have you registered for the STEPS Challenge yet? A new school year is the perfect time to make healthy changes to your lifestyle and there’s still time to sign up before monthly challenges begin on September 1st.
September’s challenge, ‘Focus on Fruit’, encourages participants to get more fruit into their diet everyday. Participation is easy:
Start off the school year right with a healthy eating plan. Encourage friends and co-workers to participate with you to eat healthier together, stay motivated, and stick to it. Get started at www.schoolnutrition.org/steps.
About the STEPS ChallengeThe STEPS Challenge is SNA’s personal wellness program. Created just for school nutrition professionals, the program is free and all SNA members are eligible to participate. The STEPS Challenge is designed to make better health and wellness simple and attainable for busy school nutrition professionals. Program benefits include access to healthy recipe ideas, fitness tips, online wellness resources, a downloadable toolkit, monthly challenges, prize drawings, and more. To sign up or learn more about the challenge, visit www.schoolnutrition.org/steps.
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