January 15, 2014 – Is there something you think your program does well? Have you recently conducted research related to school foodservice or nutrition? Show it off at SNA’s School Nutrition Research and Best Practices Showcase Poster Session during the 2014 Annual National Conference (ANC) in Boston, Mass., July 14-15, 2014.
The School Nutrition Research and Best Practices Showcase is a display of posters highlighting best practices and research in school nutrition. This is a great opportunity to draw attention to some of the things happening in your program. Posters can address topics such as:
Visit www.schoolnutrition.org/snshowcase to learn more about the School Nutrition Research and Best Practices Showcase and submit a poster proposal. The deadline to submit a poster idea is March 15, 2014. If you have any questions about the School Nutrition Research and Best Practices Showcase, please contact the SNA Service Center at (800) 877-8822.
January 14, 2014 – Be a vital part of SNA’s legislative efforts in 2014 by attending the 2014 Legislative Action Conference (LAC) in Washington, D.C. Don’t miss the chance to save $50 off regular conference fees by registering by the early-bird deadline, Monday, January 20. What are you waiting for? Register now via mail or online at www.schoolnutrition.org/lac.
Join school nutrition professionals and their allies March 2-5, 2014, at the 42nd annual LAC at the JW Marriott Hotel in Washington, D.C. LAC is your chance to share your thoughts, opinions and priorities regarding child nutrition with the lawmakers on Capitol Hill. Peer into the inner workings of the democratic process, and learn firsthand what legislative and regulatory issues the industry currently faces. This year’s keynote speaker, Kathleen Parker, Washington Post columnist, will offer an inside look at the inner workings of D.C.’s political atmosphere, including a look at culture and contemporary issues.
Highlights of LAC 2014 include:
To learn more about LAC 2014, visit www.schoolnutrition.org/lac. And, don’t forget the special early -bird registration rate deadline is Monday, January 20, 2014. See you on the Hill!
Encourage your students to use their creativity and imagine how school breakfast will look in the future!
January 14, 2014 – What will school breakfast look like in the year 3014? Will the students zoom around like “The Jetsons”? Will breakfast be served by robots? Will the bus fly to school?
As part of National School Breakfast Week (NSBW), SNA is organizing a creative art contest for kids. Students are asked to use their imagination and draw school breakfast in the future.
Three national winners will be selected by a panel of judges and will receive prize packs which include a time capsule, so they can leave memories of what life is like in 2014 for future generations!
Do you think your students have what it takes? Download the official entry form and the student entry form here to get started:
Official Entry FormStudent Entry Form
Entries are due no later than March 31, 2014. Click here for details and official rules. Void where prohibited or restricted by law.
Remember to visit www.schoolnutrition.org/nsbw to get started planning your celebration for NSBW, March 3-7, 2014.
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