December 2016

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In This Month’s School Nutrition, Get A to Z Advice for Improving Your Professionalism

Being a school nutrition professional starts with professionalism. However, appearing professional isn’t always as easy as it seems—it takes effort! This month, School Nutritiondives into what it means to be a professional, no matter what your job title might be.

  • Finding the Write Stuff: Presenting yourself professionally in business communications, including email, is more important than you might think. SNEditor Patricia L. Fitzgerald offers her expertise on how to be the best writer you can be.

  • Speaking with Ease: Don’t turn down that exciting presentation opportunity just because you fear public speaking! With a little practice, you can become a polished public speaker in no time.
    BONUS WEB CONTENT: This month’s online extras include tips for writing an organized and compelling presentation script, along with advice for dressing for a “leadership presence.”

  • A to Z Advice: Learn the basics of professionalism, from A to Z! This includes Appearance, Knowledge and Pride.

  • Plant-Based Protein Power: Are you offering enough plant-based proteins to your students? Learn more about the power that veggies can offer when it comes to protein options.
    BONUS WEB CONTENT: Get two extra vegetarian recipes from Chef Sharon Schaefer, SNS.

Also in this issue: It’s a bear when the stomach bug strikes, particularly in schools. This month’s To Your Credit article and test focuses on the norovirus. Additionally, learn more about Jeanne Pierce, director of foodservice for Exeter Region Cooperative School District, and how she took the path to leadership.

Coming Next Month in School Nutrition: It’s a brand-new year, and we’re celebrating a new, improved you with School Nutrition’s annual personal development issue. This year, we’re focusing on the importance on a healthy weight—how to get it and how to keep it.

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