The Journal of Child Nutrition & Management (JCN&M) is an online journal supported by the School Nutrition Association (SNA). The Journal publishes original research and other evidence-based articles focusing on school/child nutrition programs that cover a wide variety of topics including nutrition standards, nutrition education, administration, operations, food production and service, food safety, and marketing. With the exception of contributions developed as a result of projects funded by the U.S. government, manuscripts must be original and not submitted for publication elsewhere. Membership SNA is not a prerequisite for submitting manuscripts. Abstracts of articles published in this Journal are indexed in the ERIC database maintained by the U.S. Department of Education.

Click here to learn more about how to contribute to JCN&M. For more information, contact Keith Rushing, PhD, RD, Editor,

Reprint Information

Materials published in The Journal of Child Nutrition & Management are copyrighted and cannot be reprinted without permission.

If you would like permission to reprint a specific article from the Journal, you must submit your request in writing to the SNA Headquarters. Requests can be e-mailed to:; faxed to: (703) 824-3015; or sent via postal mail to: SNA, Communications Center, 2900 S. Quincy Street, Suite 700, Arlington, VA 22206.

Requests should include the intended use of the reprints, your name, organization and an address where we can send official notification of permission. When permission is granted, you must use the credit line as instructed on your notification. SNA does not grant blanket permission to reprint the contents of either publication.

For more information, contact:

Kelsey Casselbury
Content Director

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