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MSNA is a non-profit organization comprised of School Food Service Professionals in the state of Maryland. We are affiliated with the National School Nutrition Association which connects us to others across the nation with our same interest...

Child Nutrition Programs for all children.

The Executive Board and Convention Committee meetings scheduled for January 6 have been CANCELED due to the weather. Committee members will receive an email with a new meeting date.



Leadership Skills

Part 3of a Three-Part Series

This spring, the Maryland School Nutrition Association will hold its annual education workshops across the state. Beginning in 2012, we started a three-part series of professional development workshops focused on Supervisory Skill Development. Attending this series is an exciting way to build your skills as a school nutrition professional and maintain your certification. This year's topic is Leadership Skills.
Workshops will be held in March and April in several locations around the state. Learn more.
Questions? Contact Education Chair Stew Eidel.


USDA Releases Proposed Local Wellness Policy Implementation Rule

According to USDA, this proposed rule would require all local educational agencies participating in the National School Lunch Program and/or the School Breakfast Program to meet expanded local school wellness policy requirements consistent with the new requirements set forth in section 204 of the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010. USDA is accepting comments through April 28, 2014.
Federal Register Document, published February 26, 2014
Memo from SNA's Legal Counsel regarding the proposed rule

USDA Releases Proposed Professional Standards

USDA has proposed the establishment of minimum national professional standards and training requirements for school nutrition professionals who manage and operate the National School Lunch and School Breakfast Programs. Learn more by visiting the links below.
Federal Register Document, published February 4, 2014
USDA Summary 
SNA News regarding the proposed Rule. Read others' comments and leave your own.


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