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LB 251 introduced

On February 23, 2019, in All News, by Paula Wagner

This bill   LB 251  introduced into Committee by Senator Lynne Walz of Fremont would  cover the cost of reduced meals in our schools, by the State of Nebraska. I have sent Senator Walz an email thanking her for her support.  Sometimes it feel like we don’t make much of an impact with our visits with […]


On February 14, 2019, in Events, General News, School Nutrition Association, by Paula Wagner

This year, SNA members will be asked to vote for both the positions of President-Elect and Vice President, following the decision by the Delegate Assembly in July 2018 to reinstate the latter position in SNA’s governance structure. This will be the only year that both positions will be on the ballot. The January 2019 issue […]

Correction: Deadline for the Art Contest January 11th

On November 28, 2018, in All News, by Paula Wagner

NSNA Art Contest 2019 Grade categoris for the contest are: K-1, 2-4, 5-8, and 9-12. Four winners will be named and each will receive a $50 check from the Nebraska School Nutition Association. Contest entry form: Art contest 2019 Contest Rules: All entries must be the student’s original drawing on an 8 1/2 x 11 […]

FNS Administrator Brandon Lipps Meets with SNA Members at ANC

On August 29, 2018, in All News, by Paula Wagner

Acting Deputy Undersecretary of Agriculture and Administrator of the Food and Nutrition Service Brandon Lipps met with SNA members at a Listening Session held at ANC. The meeting focused on ways that USDA can help school nutrition programs provide nutritious meals that meet children’s diverse tastes, how USDA can simplify programs while maintaining accountability, and […]

Go Back to School with New Ethics Training

On August 29, 2018, in All News, by Paula Wagner

Start the school year off right! Take SNA’s online, self-paced ethics training module. We often think that ethics and ethical behavior should be common sense, but we don’t always have the correct reaction when faced withan ethical dilemma. Sometimes we are just not sure what to do. Take the module yourself or purchase one of […]

Nebraska at ANC

On July 25, 2018, in All News, Events, General News, by Paula Wagner

  Our Manager of the Year, Rebecca Coatney, was presented with here certificate at the Red Carpet at ANC Fun was had by all!!

Continuing Education Academy

On April 26, 2018, in All News, Events, by Paula Wagner

On June 6th and 7th, NDE and UNL will host the 2018 Continuing Education Academy for school food service professionals. This two day Continuing Education Academy offers a variety of training that school food service professionals can choose from, to create their own experience and to target own their educational and professional needs. Those that […]

#ANC18 Sneak Peek—Register Early and Save!

On March 19, 2018, in All News, by Paula Wagner

Preparations are in full swing for SNA’s 72nd Annual National Conference in July 9-12 in Las Vegas, the premier learning and networking event of your profession with more than 6,000 attendees from across the nation! Check your March issue of School Nutrition for a sneak peek of #ANC18—featuring inspiring keynote speakers, expanded pre-conference workshops, 120+ […]

National School Breakfast Week 2018—Share Your Celebration and Enter the Contest!

On March 19, 2018, in All News, by Paula Wagner

How did you and your students celebrate National School Breakfast Week using the 2018 theme I Heart School Breakfast? We want to hear from you! After your #NSBW18 celebration is complete, send high-resolution photos and brief recaps of your NSBW activities to and you might see your celebration featured in School Nutrition magazine! Make […]

School Grants for Healthy Kids!

On March 7, 2018, in All News, Contest, Events, General News, by Paula Wagner

Help Your Local School Earn a Grant for the 2018–2019 School Year! We are accepting school breakfast grant applications (between $1,500- $3,000) and applications for our new Parents for Healthy Kids grant program, which pairs a parent leader and a school co-lead to implement a healthy eating and physical activity in their school through April […]

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