2024 Position Paper

SNA’s 2024 Position Paper calls on Congress to address long-term economic and regulatory challenges for school meal programs.

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2024 Position Paper: Increase School Meal Reimbursements

Permanently increase federal reimbursement rates for the National School Lunch and School Breakfast Program (NSLP/SBP) by 40 cents per lunch and 15 cents per breakfast.  

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2024 Position Paper: Meals for All

Expand NSLP/SBP to offer healthy school meals for all students at no charge.  

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SNA Public Policy Statements 2024

Research shows school meals contribute to the health, attentiveness, behavior and academic success of students. To maximize student achievement, SNA believes all children require equal access to nutritious school meals…

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Forecasting the Procurement of Foods

Learn about stakeholders’ responsibilities and expectations in school procurement and how menus determine goods and services that must be competitively procured.

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What’s in Your Coffee Bar? The Latest on Ingredients & Recipes

Attend this session to find out how coffee bars are growing in popularity, and so are the demands to create exciting drinks that will still meet Smart Snacks requirements.

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Show Me the Money!

This session showcases a collection of successful fundraising activities. Learn how these great ideas can be used to bring in revenue for your local chapters and state affiliates.

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Procurement: Local Fair to School Lunches

This session will explain the importance of connecting the classroom, cafeteria, and community together for a successful Farm to School program.

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Five Phrases to Memorize Before Media Events

Learn the importance of anticipating questions by understanding the current news trends, comparing notes with other directors and reading SNA’s media releases.

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Creating a “Wow” Cafeteria Experience

Discover ways to engage with students to ensure that they not only want to eat your delicious school meals but enjoy coming to the cafeteria (and feel welcome each time).

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