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    Courses in: nutrition, management, marketing, HUSSC and wellness. School Nutrition certification programs. Scholarships available. View our Training Schedule

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Stand Up for School Nutrition

The Health and well-being of our children seems to be a hot topic everywhere with various entities presuming to know the best way to nourish our children. The Healthy, Hunger Free Kids Act is now a part of the history that will shape our future. Whether we're discussing rising food costs, nutrition standards or meal patterns; addressing other provisions relating to the implementation of the Healthy, Hunger Free Kids Act; or enhancing the image of school nutrition,the more members SNA represents, the greater influence we have to impact these issues. Recruiting new members is more crucial today than ever before. View Membership Options»

Mark Your Calendars: November 5 & 6, 2015 for NJ SNA Annual Conference!

The 2015 New Jersey School Nutrition Association Annual Conference will be held on November 5th and 6th at the Tropicana Casino and Resort in Atlantic City.

“The Big Show Where the Pros Go” will feature outstanding speakers and presentations to support you, as the “Pros” of child nutrition!  A better than ever vendor show will give you the opportunity to taste and gather information on the latest and greatest products to make your food service operation a success.

Check back for more details as planning continues for an outstanding conference – be sure to save the dates!!

SNA Scholarship and Grant Opportunities

The ANC First-Timer Scholarship gives multiple individuals who have never attended SNA’s Annual National Conference each a $500 scholarship to cover registration and travel expenses to attend. District directors, who are active SNA members and are registered to attend ANC 2015, may nominate one member of their staff for this scholarship. The staff member must be an active SNA member in the employee or manager category who has never attended SNA’s ANC. Nominate a member of your staff by May 11, 2015. Scholarships are awarded on a first come, first served basis- so apply today!

The Winston Equipment Grant will award 10 pieces of equipment to one winning school district, provided by Winston Industries. To apply, you must be an active SNA director-level member for at least one year and be the person responsible for directing the school nutrition program. Online applications are due by April 3, 2015.

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NJ Achieves Highest Increase in Nation for School Breakfast

New Jersey achieved the greatest rise in the nation in the percent of low-income students eating breakfast at school, according to the 2015 FRAC School Breakfast Report Card.  The Food Research and Action Center found that New Jersey’s participation rate jumped nearly 13 percent from the 2012-13 to the 2013-14 school years. The state now ranks 28th in the nation for breakfast participation – up from 37th last year and 46th a few years ago. The average national increase was about 3 percent.