SNS Updates: New Exam Launching in July and Revised Study Guide Available


2017 School Nutrition Specialist (SNS) Credentialing Exam Study Guide

New SNS Exam Launching at ANC
SNA is planning on releasing a revised version of the School Nutrition Specialist (SNS) Credentialing exam in July. Instead of 200 multiple choice questions, the exam will now include 220 questions of which only 200 questions will be scored. The remaining 20 questions are not scored and are being pre-tested for future examinations. The pre-test questions will be randomly dispersed throughout the exam so SNA members taking the exam should still plan on answering all 220 questions. Pre-testing questions is a standard industry process and best practice approved by the Certificate and Credentialing Governing Council.

The current version of the exam will be used through June 2017.

Visit to find out more about the SNS exam requirements and upcoming exam dates.

Revised Study Guide Available
An updated version of the SNS Study Guide is now available which includes format revisions and information about the new exam as described above. If you are currently preparing for the exam, please note that the content in the previous versions of the guide is still valid so there is no need to purchase the new version of the Study Guide.

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