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FREE NSLP Training Opportunity – Marketing and Modeling healthy school meals

On June 17, 2013, in All News, Events, General News, by Paula Wagner
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The NE Department of Education/Nutrition Services has invited Vickie James, nationally known registered dietitian and trainer from Kansas to conduct a free, six-hour interactive workshop for school foodservice staff.  The workshop will focus on Marketing and Modeling healthy school meals.  The workshop will be held at two different locations in NE.  Each workshop will be […]

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Submit Your District Profile for Your Chance to Win an i-Pad

On June 17, 2013, in All News, Conference, Events, General News, by Paula Wagner
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SNA’s District Profiles Database, an online tool that allows SNA members to view profiles of school nutrition programs, is undergoing a makeover! Over the past year, SNA has been working on a number of improvements, including making it more user-friendly and updating the types of information in the database to reflect the changing regulations facing […]

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SNA and the Alliance for a Healthier Generation Creating Breakfast Materials

On June 11, 2013, in Uncategorized, by Paula Wagner
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Much like the Meal Pattern Resource Guide found at www.schoolnutrition.org/mealpattern, SNA is working to create materials to support members in breakfast meal pattern changes.  Working with the Alliance for a Healthier Generation, SNA’s Nutrition Committee is working to create materials with examples of breakfast menus for members to gear up for the changes this fall […]

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SNA’s Updated “Keys to Excellence: Standards of Practice for Nutrition Integrity”

On June 11, 2013, in Uncategorized, by Paula Wagner
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SNA has completed Phase I of the Keys to Excellence Program update!  Keys is designed to assist schools in achieving nutrition integrity goals at the administrative, management and operational levels. This tool, through its standards of practice and indicators, defines national standards for quality programs and provides you with a framework for continuous review, evaluation […]

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USDA Releases New Guidance on Paid Lunch Equity

On May 3, 2013, in All News, General News, Legislation, by Paula Wagner
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The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has released new guidance regarding Paid Lunch Equity for School Year 2013-2014. The guidance clarifies that state agencies can exempt school meal programs from the paid lunch revenue requirements if they “can demonstrate that the required increase to paid lunch prices or revenue contributions would cause the SFA to […]

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Introducing SNF’s New Breakfast Learning Series

On May 3, 2013, in All News, Events, General News, by Paula Wagner
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Engaging stakeholders is an essential skill; yet it can be a challenge. To help build your confidence and skills to effectively garner stakeholder support and shine a light on your CN program, be a part of the School Nutrition Foundation’s Breakfast Learning Series. Follow and help one school district navigate successful implementation of breakfast in […]

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Nancy Heinicke wins Louise Sublette Award of Excellence

On April 30, 2013, in All News, Conference, Events, General News, by Paula Wagner
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Congratulation to Nancy Heinicke for winning the Louise Sublette Award of Excellence for the State of Nebraska and the Mid-west Regional winner.  Nancy’s hard work and dedication shows us how much she loves her school, Messiah Lutheran School of Lincoln.  She is an inspiration to everyone.  As part of her win she received a free […]

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Spring 2013 Let’s Connect

On April 3, 2013, in Uncategorized, by Paula Wagner
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The Let’s Connect is full of  information!!! It has deadlines to remember… district meeting dates…info on the 2013 NSNA Conference… USDA Policy memos…   SNA membership and SNA 100% membership award… check it out!! NSNA Spring 2013 USE

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56th Annual State Conference 2013

On April 2, 2013, in Conference, Events, General News, by Paula Wagner
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“Transform School Nutrition” Sunday June 23, 2013 12:00– 5:00 Registrations 1 -5:00    Inventory Management and Tracking put on by NFSMI 12:30-5:00    Serve Safe       Carol Larvick and Ann Fenton 6:30 – 9:00      President’s Reception sponsored by Cash-Wa Distributing Company off site   MONDAY JUNE 24, 2013 7:00 – 5:00          Registration 8:00 – 5:00          Ways & Means […]

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Action Alert for Proposed Legislation in Senate and House

On March 27, 2013, in All News, General News, Legislation, by Paula Wagner
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Please help us in providing healthy school meals each day. Contact your Senators and Member of Congress and ask them to co-sponsor S. 427 H.R. 1303. For a form letter to your House Members and Senators, visit http://capwiz.com/asfsa/issues/alert/?alertid=62541546. Read the stories below for more background on the introduced legislation. Senators Introduce Legislation to Eliminate Weekly […]

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