Keys to Excellence School Nutrition Benchmarking, Business Planning and Best PracticesSNA’s Keys to Excellence is a state of the art self-assessment tool that allows you to compare your school nutrition program’s performance with other districts in your area and around the country.Evaluate your program’s strengths and improvement areas! The program’s four key areas are based on the standards of practice for nutrition integrity: Key Area 1 - Operations Key Area 2 - Nutrition, Nutrition Education and Physical Activity Key Area 3 - Administration Key Area 4 - Marketing and CommunicationsKeys to Excellence allows users to: Evaluate your program’s strength and areas for improvement Compare your program’s performance with other districts Identify and develop Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) Prepare for the 3 year administrative review process Instantly download customized charts about your program’s performance for presentationsStart Now! (login with your SNA username and password)2013-2014 data collection begins October 1, 2014. Participants earn 4 CEUs for completing the assessment. Tip Sheet This sheet outlines all the areas of assessment at-a-glance, so you know exactly what information and documents you’ll need before you sit down to complete the assessment. Keys to Excellence Best Practices Document Download the hardcopy of the Keys to Excellence best practices to get a preview of the program standards and indicators before you start the online assessment. Director Testimonials Read early reviews on the Keys to Excellence benchmarking tool. Did you earn a score of 90% or above on your assessment? Request a personalized certificate to show off your accomplishment! Email Emily Mannel (firstname.lastname@example.org) for a free personalized certificate.