COVID-19 Back to School Resources

School Meals Marketing Toolkit by No Kid HungrySchool Meals Marketing Toolkit by No Kid Hungry

Now that child nutrition waivers have been extended through the school year, No Kid Hungry wants to make sure that families across the country understand the programs they have access to. Check out their School Meals Marketing Toolkit to help you get the word out to families about meals available for kids. It includes a variety of both ready to use and customizable assets—in both English and Spanish—to help you quickly and easily communicate with families. The Toolkit includes social media images, sample social media posts, flyers, sample robocall scripts, and a customizable letter to families.

Resources to Encourage Your Community to #SupportSchoolMealsResources to Encourage Your Community to #SupportSchoolMeals

In an effort to #SupportSchoolMeals, General Mills has put together resources for you to share with your families and stakeholders on the importance of participating in school meals. Check out their video and infographic, available in English and Spanish. Learn more.

COVID-19-SY2020-21-Safe-Healthy-Meals imageSchool Meals Promotional Flyer

This new flyer emphasizes that school meals continue to be a safe, nutritious option to fuel student success in SY 2020-21 and can be used to help reassure parents and other stakeholders. Download flyer. Also available in Spanish.

Managing-Menu-Needs-in-SY2020-21 Managing Menu Needs in SY2020-21:

Your K-12 School Nutrition Buyer’s Guide Strategy & Solution Resource
This new menu management tool was designed to help school nutrition directors, chefs, supervisors and site managers face this year’s unique challenges related to serving school meals to students whether they are learning at home or in school buildings.

Back to School Webinar Series

Back to School Webinar Series This is a complex time and SNA’s Back to School Webinar Series is here help you navigate feeding students with virtual and hybrid academic schedules, social distancing requirements and meals in the classroom.


Fall Directors Best Practices ConferenceDirectors' Best Practices Conference: Coming Together to Feed Kids During a Pandemic

Join your school nutrition peers to hear the best ideas to feed kids in response to virtual and blended learning environments and staggered academic schedules—all while using classroom, curbside and other service models. Learn what’s working and what’s not, and collectively brainstorm solutions to complex challenges. Learn more.

Dining Guide for Meals in the Classroom Dining Guide for Meals in the Classroom

A suite of customizable resources to help school nutrition professionals communicate with all stakeholders their plans and procedures for eating in the classroom for SY 2020-21. Learn more.

SNA White PapersSNA White Papers

What will school look like in SY2020-21? And what will the impact be on school meal operations? Some of you are expecting it will be the most challenging year of your career. That's why we’ve produced the following SNA White Papers to help you prepare:


Stronger Together: Back to School Series

B2S logo Be ready for changes and challenges ahead in SY 2020-21 with the help and insights of 700+ of your peers and change experts who attended Stronger Together, SNA’s first live virtual series designed for directors specifically to help them navigate the uncertainties school nutrition professionals are facing right now. Learn more.

Operations and Equipment Guide Operations & Equipment Guide

The School Nutrition Foundation and Partners for Breakfast in the Classroom have produced a new guide perfect for all SY 2020-21 back-to-school planning scenarios. Learn more.

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