Benefits Overview

TASN membership will benefit your district, your staff, and your own professional development. TASN offers a variety of benefits to members:

Membership in Numbers
Established in 1954 as the Texas School Food Service Association, TASN has over 5,100 members and is one of the largest state school nutrition associations in the nation. One of the greatest benefits of membership in TASN is the abundance of opportunities to share ideas and experiences with other professionals in both structured and informal settings. The wealth of information and assistance available to all members helps raise the level of performance and service to children across the state. TASN also offers opportunities to instruct training programs, to chair committees and sub-committees, and to serve as a representative for your local area and state association.

Education and Meetings
TASN hosts a variety of annual meetings to benefit all membership levels and training courses are offered year-round at TASN meetings, at local chapter events, through self-study programs, and at regional workshops. TASN also offers a state certification program for Texas foodservice professionals recognized by state and federal agencies and organizations.

Scholarships and State Award Recognition Programs
The Texas Association for School Nutrition awards a number of annual scholarships to deserving members. These scholarships help fund a variety of educational opportunities ranging from college courses to local training towards career advancement. A variety of awards are also available for school food service professionals and entities to help them excel in foodservice achievement and to promote management excellence.

State and National Legislative Representation
In the ever-changing atmosphere of Texas and national politics, TASN works diligently to advocate for Texas school foodservice professionals.

Members are subscribed to the official quarterly magazine for Texas child nutrition professionals, TASNews.

Career Center
The Career Center is a comprehensive online career resource dedicated to empowering our Members and Industry Partners in career development.