School Nutrition Association Membership



Member Benefits



Membership in SNA gives you exclusive resources and tools that can benefit your career and your school nutrition program.

"My Account" at SchoolNutrition.org
Your online account gives you up-to-date access to your membership and certificate records. You can also download a copy of your membership card and view your current CEUs obtained through SNA. Log in to your account here.

Industry Rewards Programs
Find out which industry reward and incentive programs can be used to pay for SNA membership and certification dues, conference registrations and Emporium purchases. Members can log in here to learn more.

Member-Only Insurance Plans for SNA Members
As a member benefit, SNA offers insurance plans including comprehensive health insurance and life insurance. The plans are administered by Forrest T Jones. Click here to read more.

Professional Standards Resources
USDA released Professional Standards for school foodservice directors, managers, school nutrition staff and state agency directors. To help with the implementation of the new standards, SNA created resources. https://schoolnutrition.org/professionalstandards/

SNA Certificate Program
Earning your Level 1, Level 2, or Level 3 SNA Certificate in School Nutrition shows your commitment to your profession and helps you stay current on the job. SNA's Certificate Program also aligns with USDA Professional Standards. Get started today! Learn more here: https://schoolnutrition.org/certificate/

SNS Credential
The SNS Credential is a mark of excellence and achievement that reflects what it takes to manage school nutrition programs in today's challenging climate. The SNS Credentialing Exam evaluates candidates' knowledge and skills required to perform specific job activities related to managing or directing school nutrition programs. Learn more here: https://schoolnutrition.org/sns/

SNA Tools for Chapters
Thank you for volunteering to be a leader in your local SNA chapter! When SNA chapters are thriving and sustainable organizations, they provide members with many meaningful opportunities. Learn how to help your chapter thrive here. https://schoolnutrition.org/Membership/ChapterResources/

SNA Awards
SNA celebrates members who work every day to ensure well-nourished students across the country are prepared for success. Nominate an employee, manager, and/or director you know to be recognized for all of their great contributions! Learn more here: https://schoolnutrition.org/snaawards/

STEPS Challenge
The STEPS Challenge is a wellness program created just for school nutrition professionals. Sign up for the free program and you'll gain access to recipes, exercise ideas, success stories, prizes, wellness tips, and more. Learn more here: https://schoolnutrition.org/steps/

SNF Scholarships
Do you want to pursue a degree to take your school nutrition career to the next level? Have you always wanted to attend a national school nutrition conference? Could your school kitchen use an upgrade in equipment? Apply for an SNF Scholarship today! https://schoolnutrition.org/scholarships/

Star Club
The School Nutrition Association is the strong organization it is today because of members like you who recognize the value of SNA membership. Help build the future of SNA by recruiting new members and retaining existing members and become part of SNA's exclusive Star Club! https://schoolnutrition.org/starclub/

Membership Types



School Nutrition Individual Membership
Membership for the individual school nutrition professional (employees, managers, directors, students, etc.). Take advantage of all of the member benefits! Download your state membership application or join online.

School District Owned Membership (SDM)
A membership that is owned by a school district (or state agency) in the name of an individual. This membership can be transferred to another employee in the same membership category if the original member/person leaves the district. SDM allows you to group all of your memberships together so that you can receive one invoice for all of your renewals once or twice a year (or as requested).The SDM is managed by a designated administrator within the school district (or state agency). SDM members still receive all the same benefits of individual membership. For more information, please visit: www.schoolnutrition.org/sdm. For a full guide about SDM, please visit: www.schoolnutrition.org/sdmguide.

International Membership
Individuals residing outside of the United States who provide meals to students are eligible for associate, non-voting, membership in SNA. International members receive a subscription to School Nutrition magazine, as well as member rates for SNA-sponsored meetings and conferences, other SNA publications, and the SNA Emporium. Click here for a PDF application: https://schoolnutrition.org/uploadedFiles/Membership/Membership_Types_and_Applications/InternationalMembership.pdf

State Membership Applications
Access individual membership applications for each state. SNA collects both state and national dues for its state affiliates. Learn more here: https://schoolnutrition.org/Membership/StateMembershipApps/


To join SNA or renew your SNA membership online, click here.

To download the SNA Membership form, click here.

*SNA collects both state and national dues.