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SNA News, SNA Research

SNA Report: Participation up in SY21-22, Drops in SY22-23

March 23, 2023

A new participation report by the School Nutrition Association (SNA) provides insight on trends in school meal participation before, during…

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Advocacy & Policy, Legislation, SNA News

Act Now: Two Key School Nutrition Bills Introduced in Congress

March 16, 2023

Hungry students can’t learn and access to nutritious meals at school is vital for children’s physical and mental development. Without…

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Annual National Conference, Conferences & Events, SNA News

#ANC23 Registration is Open!

March 9, 2023

Registration for #ANC23 is Now Open! Registration is officially open for SNA’s Annual National Conference (ANC). Join your peers from…

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Advocacy & Policy, SNA News

Submit Your Comments on Proposed Nutrition Standards

March 7, 2023

The USDA last month released proposed long-term nutrition standards for school meal programs. Among other provisions, the proposal phases in…

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SNA News, SNA Publications

SN Magazine: The Second Annual Food Issue

March 6, 2023

Let’s talk about food for second or two. Yes, we know—considering we’re all professionals working in the school nutrition field,…

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Elections, SNA News

New Leadership Elected for SNA  

March 2, 2023

Some great leadership talent will be stepping up to lead the association in the years ahead for the SNA Board of Directors, Industry Advisory Council, and the Leadership Development Committee. Our school nutrition programs face challenges on many fronts and your SNA leaders provide direction and lead action to protect and strengthen programs for the children you serve. 

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Ideas & Inspiration, Operations, SNA News, SNA Publications

SN Plus: A Tale of Two Innovations

March 1, 2023

Sages insist that necessity is the mother of invention, but we’d argue that it’s just as easily born of a…

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Legislative Action Center, Press Release

School Nutrition Professionals to Urge Congress for Support at Legislative Action Conference

February 23, 2023

More than 800 school nutrition professionals from across the country are headed to Washington, D.C. to urge Congress to support school meal programs, facing critical economic and regulatory challenges. Participants in School Nutrition Association’s (SNA) 51st annual Legislative Action Conference (LAC) will meet with legislators to request more funds, the ability to offer free school meals for all students and the preservation of current school nutrition standards.

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Elections, SNA News

The 2023 SNA Election is Now Open

February 15, 2023

The polls are now open in the SNA national leadership election!  As an SNA member, voting is your chance to…

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Elections, SNA News

2023 Election: Voting Opens Next Week

February 10, 2023

Voting for SNA’s 2023 election opens next week on Wednesday, February 15. As an SNA member, voting is your chance…

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Legislative Action Conference, School Nutrition Foundation

SNA Announces Josephine Martin National Policy Fellow and LAC Scholarship Winners

February 9, 2023

The School Nutrition Foundation (SNF) is pleased to announce the 2023 Josephine Martin National Policy Fellow, Bonnie Gassett, Food Services Area Supervisor for Virginia Beach City (Va.) Public Schools.

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Nutrition & Meal Planning, SNA News, SNA Publications

SN Plus: Face Down Field Trip Frustrations

February 6, 2023

School field trips are among the most vivid memories students carry away from their K-12 years, but these unique educational…

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