Maintaining Your SNS Credential

NOTE: Fees for Certificate Renewals, Trainer Certificate Maintenance, and SNS Credential Maintenance can now be submitted online. You will need to select your renewal / maintenance option in the Shopping Cart. Individuals submitting fees (SNA Members and Non-Members) must log-in to receive the applicable rates.

The SNS credential is valid for three years and is renewable for additional three-year periods.

  • There is an annual maintenance for SNS credential. The renewal notices are mailed 3 months prior to the expiration date. To renew, SNS professionals must complete the renewal form and pay the renewal fee. If audited, it will be necessary to submit documentation of 45 CEUs during the 3-year credentialing period.
  • SNS professionals are responsible for maintaining their own CEU records.
    • CEUs are earned for participating in job-related activities such as state and national conferences, workshops, online courses, webinars, School Nutrition magazine Professional Development Articles (PDAs) or in-service trainings that provide ongoing professional development. Note that exhibits, tours, food shows and tradeshows qualify for 1 CEU only.
    • The following is a list of acceptable forms of documentation:
      • Certificates of Completion
      • Copies of Rosters
      • College/University Transcripts
      • Program Books/Brochures
      • Registration Confirmation Letters
      • Program Agendas
      • Badges
      • Payment Receipts
      • MyAccount Transcript listing SNA-sponsored activities such as SNA pre-conference and education sessions for: ANC, LAC, SNIC, NLC, SNA Webinars, and School Nutrition magazine PDAs

Contact Us

120 Waterfront Street, Suite 300
National Harbor, MD 20745

Tel (301) 686-3100
Fax (301) 686-3115

> For The Media

Sign Up for Our Newsletters

Read the latest news and developments facing the school nutrition industry, as well as stay on top of important trends and resources.

> Read the Latest Newsletters

SNA State Associations

The School Nutrition Association has a presence in every state across the country. View links to many of the state associations to find out more about what SNA is doing nationwide. 

> Learn More