Marketing Tips for Breakfast in the Classroom

When it comes to marketing breakfast-in-the-classroom, we recommend listening to the experts—in this case, two Partners for Breakfast in the Classroom grant recipients. Today we’re going to share some of the simple, effective marketing strategies our BIC grantees swear by … Continue reading

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Find Us at #ANC18 in Las Vegas

The School Nutrition Association’s Annual National Conference is just a few weeks away, and we can’t wait to see you in Las Vegas. If you’re an SNA member attending #ANC18, make sure you connect with us on social media on … Continue reading

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March is National Nutrition Month

Happy National Nutrition Month! We’re excited to celebrate the importance of making informed food choices and developing sound eating and physical activity habits this month along with our friends at the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics! This year’s National Nutrition … Continue reading

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FRAC’s 2016-27 School Breakfast Scorecard

Our partners at the Food Research and Action Center have released their latest School Breakfast Scorecard for school year 2016-17, just in time for National School Breakfast Week, March 5-9. While the data shows school breakfast participation continues to grow, … Continue reading

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Breakfast Notes: January 2018

Happy New Year everyone! We’re getting a jump start with a short round-up of school breakfast-related news for January 2018! Do you have school breakfast goals for the New Year? Bookmark us to read stakeholder stories and testimonials, find resources, … Continue reading

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Holiday Homework for School Nutrition Professionals

As the holiday season continues, and winter break approaches, don’t forget to mark your calendar with important dates and deadlines for school nutrition resources and grants. If you’re interested in topics like Community Eligibility, breakfast-in-the-classroom, and afterschool meals, don’t miss … Continue reading

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Ohio School Breakfast Challenge

Attention, Ohio schools—the Ohio School Breakfast Challenge has been issued! Win recognition for your school or district by demonstrating your collaborative efforts to create, enhance, or expand your School Breakfast Program. Did you know only 36.3 percent of Ohio teens … Continue reading

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School Breakfast Strategy: Scratch Cooking

A common refrain we hear when talking about breakfast-in-the-classroom is, “If only there were more freshly-prepared foods!” It’s true that scratch and speed-scratch cooking can be a challenge when menuing for breakfast-in-the-classroom, but it’s not impossible. Looking for more information … Continue reading

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August is Kids Eat Right Month

When the calendar flips to August that means one thing – back to school begins! Did you know August is Kids Eat Right Month™? Established by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and the Academy Foundation, Kids Eat Right Month™ … Continue reading

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A Look Ahead: ANC 2017 in Atlanta, Georgia

We’re just two months away from the biggest school nutrition conference of the year—the School Nutrition Association’s Annual National Conference in Atlanta, Georgia. We look forward to seeing new faces and meeting old friends at the Atlanta Convention Center, July … Continue reading

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Earth Day 2017: Resources Roundup

Earth Day is right around the corner—how is your school nutrition program celebrating? The official date for Earth Day is Saturday, April 22, 2017, but you can celebrate any time during the school week. Earth Day is the perfect time … Continue reading

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March is National Nutrition Month

Happy National Nutrition Month and happy National School Breakfast Week! It’s only fitting that #NSBW17 kicks off at the beginning of #NationalNutritionMonth; just as breakfast is the best way to start your day, celebrating breakfast is the best way to … Continue reading

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Highlights from LAC 2016

Before we send March out like a lamb, we wanted to take a moment to look back at some of our favorite moments from LAC 2016 in Washington, D.C. SNA’s 2016 Legislative Action Conference was held February 28 through March … Continue reading

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Partners for Breakfast in the Classroom Chat: Deborah Shiflett, School Nutrition Association of Virginia Past President

In Virginia, breakfast-in-the-classroom is having a moment. Thanks to support from Governor Terry McAuliffe and first lady Dorothy McAuliffe, schools are benefitting from increased visibility—and funding—for alternative breakfast programs across the state. We recently sat down to chat with Deborah … Continue reading

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