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Welcome to School Nutrition Association of Louisiana

Recognized as the authority on school nutrition, the School Nutrition Association of Louisiana has been advancing the availability, quality and acceptance of school nutrition programs as an integral part of education since 1954

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SNAL Membership

Being a Member in SNAL / SNA gives you access to exclusive resources & tools that will benefit your career and your school nutrition program via our online portals. Join more than 3,000 state members who provide high-quality, low-cost meals to students across the state of Louisiana.

Member Education

Advance your career in school nutrition, earn CEUs and get a head start on USDA professional standards with SNA’s nationally recognized professional development programs, including SNA’s Certificate in School Nutrition, SNS Credentialing, webinars and much more.

SNAL Resources

Locate resources on topics and trends that will help you improve your school nutrition program. SNAL / SNAL connects you to relevant information and research to help you manage, operate and promote the healthy meals your school nutrition program provides to students.

Lafayette, LA

June 13th - 15th, 2017

The members of the 2017 SNA of Louisiana Conference Committee would like to invite you to join them for three informative, action packed, fun filled days in the beautiful city of Lafayette. Grab your boots and hold on tight!  The SNAL Showdown is happening in Cajun Town this summer!  SNAL Conference 2017 has been designed with the current needs of its membership in mind.  Conference Headquarters will be located at the beautiful and luxurious Doubletree by Hilton adjacent to the banks of the Vermilion River.  Exhibits and breakout sessions will be held at the spacious Lafayette Convention Center on Thursday.  A new event on Thursday will include the Health & Wellness Corral for your viewing. Come experience the southern hospitality Lafayette has to offer.  Numerous attractions are available near the hotel including restaurants, shopping attractions, and the lovely historical Vermilionville.

Pre Conference Sessions

Pre Conference Sessions - Food Safety for Schools & Managing Food Allergies.

Fun Filled Breakout Sessions

Tuesday Conference Breakout “Fun-Sessions” - Wreath Making & Painting. Registration required.


Don’t miss out on the SNAL Showdown in Cajun Town… the Bowling Edition & Costume Contest.


Join the team on Wednesday morning from 6:30 - 7:30 am for the SNAL Fitness Line Dancing.

First General Session

Featuring Key Note Speaker - Dayle Hayes, MS, RD who will present “School Meals That Rock”

Installation Dinner & Second General Session

Kent Gonsoulin-Cajun comedian is scheduled for your entertainment after the installation & dinner service.

Night of Entertainment

Featuring the southern sounds of the famous Geno Delafose & French Rockin’ Boogie Band.


This event showcases the latest food services industry trends & technologies designed for our industry.

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2017 SNAL State Conference

Bowling Tournament / Costume Contest

2017 SNAL State Conference

Night of Entertainment / Geno Delafose & the French Rockin’ Boogie Band

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Installation Dinner & Second General Session / Comedian Kent Gonsoulin

2017 SNAL State Conference

Download "64TH ANNUAL SNAL 2017 State Conference" Info Pack

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What Our Members Say?

By participating on the Board and attending the many conferences and meetings, I was provided opportunities to spread my wings and take on challenges that I otherwise would not have tried.Are you ready to SOAR?

Jo Lynne Correro Ouachita Parish School System
The association does an outstanding job informing members of new and upcoming issues that affect Child Nutrition programs in the country and in state of Louisiana.
Joni J. Blum St. Bernard Parish School Board
I have sampled new food items, seen new equipment and networked with managers, technicians and directors from throughout our state at our fun-filled conferences.
Pat H. Farris, Supervisor St. Tammany Parish
Being a member has afforded me the opportunity to grow professionally and to network with other colleagues across the state and country.
Rosie Jackson Orleans Parish Public Schools

My SNAL membership provides numerous opportunities to grow in my profession and meet lots of wonderful nutrition professional across the state of Louisiana.

Teresa Brown, MS, RD, LDN St. Charles Parish Public Schools

Why choose Us

Being a member of SNAL has so many benefits including networking, education, opportunities for professional development, and so much more.Visit the membership page to read about being a SNAL member.

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Our Mission

The School Nutrition Association of Louisiana is a state based, nonprofit professional organization representing more than 3,000 members who provide high-quality, low-cost meals to students across the state of Louisiana.

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What you get

SNAL Conference Committee puts on a great program each year that is designed specifically for the SNAL members. This 3 day program is filled with professional development, networking opportunities with vendors and fellow professionals, exhibits, and most of all fun!

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