2023-24 Midyear Update on the Annual Plan of Action

SNA’s initiatives encompass advocacy for student nutrition, fostering industry collaboration, embracing digital innovation, and strategic planning to drive sustainable growth and effectiveness.

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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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Mix it UP! Serve More School Meals with Smoothies

This education session will unpack the business case of offering smoothies as part of reimbursable meals, including information from a pilot smoothie trial in 144 schools across the country.

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Keeping it R.E.A.L.—Encouraging Teams

This session will “Keep it ‘R.E.A.L.” by diving into strategies to lead and be a positive team member in a post pandemic workplace that has staff and leadership feeling constantly strained and stressed.

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Central Office Myth Busters

Join the “SN Myth-Busters,” as they uncover the common myths regarding the central office. If you’ve ever wondered, “what do they actually do in that office besides give us more rules?”, then this is the session for you!

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