Smoothing Policy Bumps

On occasion, SNA members are faced with problematic legislation. This report provides advice on possible ways to address and mitigate these situations and help smooth those policy bumps!

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Creating a Policy Message

Need some help on developing a policy message? This should help get you started.

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Preparing Your Message

Need some help on developing a policy message? This should help get you started.

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Legislation vs. Regulation

What’s the difference between a piece of legislation and a regulation and how it impacts your daily work life? The following information should help answer your questions!

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Budget and Appropriations Process

We know the U.S. Budget and Appropriations Process can be complicated! This guide should help clarify the process and the impact on Child Nutrition Programs.

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How a Bill Becomes a Law

Curious about how a bill becomes a law? This thorough information guide should answer all of your questions.

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How to Lobby

Nervous about lobbying your Member of Congress? These quick tips will show you easy it can be!

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Local Wellness Policies

On July 29, 2016, USDA released the Final Rule on Local School Wellness Policy Implementation under the Healthy, Hunger Free Act of 2010. Since 2006, all schools that participate in…

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Top 10 Ways to Involve Students in Your School Nutrition Program

Inform The first step in increasing student engagement is making sure students know who to talk to about their school meals, as well as encouraging them to do so. Use…

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Ingredients for Increased Student Engagement

The Fuel Up to Play 60 (FUTP 60) Student Ambassador Program is a powerful engagement tool that encourages students to become wellness leaders at school. SNA had the opportunity to…

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