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Present at the SNA-WI 2020 Annual Conference!

SNA-WI is THE annual event for school nutrition professionals to attend!  From Nutrition, Operations, Administration to Communications & Marketing information,the SNA-WI Annual Conference offers attendees a range of educational sessions to meet their needs.

Consider presenting at the 2020 School Nutrition Association of WI Conference and share your work and ideas!

The SNA-WI Steering Committee is accepting proposals for consideration for the 2020 Conference. Take this opportunity to share your knowledge with your colleagues and friends.

Presenting at your professional conference is a great opportunity for you to:

  • Contribute to the most recent advances in school nutrition!
  • Advocate for your work by sharing with others - there may be more to learn or partnerships you have not yet explored that could be generated by presenting.
  • Learn how to talk about your food service program.
  • Contribute to your overall professional profile and resume.
  • Meet other professionals and potential contacts for future positions!

Submit your session idea today! Submissions will be considered for 60-minute sessions.  

Specific topics of interest for 2020 include:

Key Area 1: Nutrition

  • 1220 Expanding breakfast beyond the cafeteria (classroom, kiosks, second chance…)
  • 1220 Nutrition Education (Classroom and Cafeteria integration) and school gardens
  • 1310 Basic Nutrition for Employees
  • 1320 Food Fact vs. Fiction: Understanding the science and myths behind food trends

Key Area 2: Operations

  • 2130 Creative (and simple) culinary techniques
  • 2220 Offer vs serve
  • 2450 Equipment procurement (how to write a bid for equipment, making serving lines kid friendly, finding the best equipment for the long term, tips for what to look for)
  • 2620 Food Safety

Key Area 3: Administration

  • 3220 Best practices in implementing an after school snack program (menus, financial impact, target areas, and point of service)
  • 3240 Disasters and emergencies (hurricanes, fires, flooding and food recalls)
  • 3320 Best practices for preparing for the Administrative Review
  • 3340 Financial management fundamentals (bench marking data/ meals per labor hour etc…)
  • 3410 Creating an inclusive team (effectively managing different personalities, generations, cultures and perspectives)
  • 3420 Training staff using adult learning principles

Key Area 4: Communications and Marketing

  • 4130 Understanding your customers and promoting your program to the community, parents and students
  • 4140 Online ordering of school meals and customization through online ordering
  • 4150 Best practices in integrating cafeteria with classroom.

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School Nutrition Association of Wisconsin
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