Member Benefits

Opportunities for PROFESSIONAL GROWTH

  • Scholarships through School Nutrition Foundation
  • Education and training programs
  • Sharing/networking

 

Opportunities for PROFESSIONAL CREDENTIALS

Three levels of Certification SNA develops and encourages the highest standards in school foodservice and nutrition programs and provides educational opportunities to ensure the professional development of its members. The SNA certification program provides a career ladder that you can climb within the school nutrition profession — from entry-level assistant to district director. SNS credentialing The Credentialing Program of the School Nutrition Association was created to enhance the professional image of school foodservice & nutrition professionals. A key purpose of the Association is to develop and encourage the highest standards and provide education programs for professional development of school food and nutrition personnel. The Credentialing Program includes standards for academic and specialized training, knowledge and skills.

Access to professional PUBLICATIONS and our informative WEBSITE

    • School Nutrition award-winning magazine
    • The SNA Connection (on-line website linking members together)
    • Tuesday morning weekly Washington update
    • Training materials on-line, CD ROMS, and workbooks
    • Member discounts and access to hundreds of promotion items, books, jewelry and products

 

Access to all that is new in SCHOOL & CHILD NUTRITION

    • Annual National Conference with hundreds of industry exhibits, education programs and networking opportunities
    • Child Nutrition Industry Conference where school foodservice operators and industry work to resolve programs and plan for the future
    • Legislative Action Conference where members learn how to be heard in Washington and help carry the messages for school and child nutrition programs to Capitol Hill
    • An 800 number that puts you in touch with a professional headquarters staff who are there to assist you