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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.

Pennington Biomedical Research Center
Baton Rouge, LA

January 18, 2019

SNAL is calling all future leaders! New this year, SNAL will hold a Leadership Academy that will provide members an opportunity to grow as a leader, learn about governance & parliamentary procedure, group dynamics, and team building. Spaces are limited to 25 people and registration will open October 10, 2018. Make sure you are willing to commit to 3-8 hour sessions scheduled throughout the year. The first session will be held on January 18, 2019 at the Pennington Biomedical Research Center, Baton Rouge LA. The second leadership Academy will be held on April 5, 2018 at a venue TBA, followed by the final session being held at next years SNAL Annual State Conference in New Orleans on June 18. 2018

You may download the registration packet here. Forms need to be completed and submitted by 4:00pm October 31, 2018 to Melissa Campbell. The packets will be reviewed by the SNAL Professional Development Committee and an email will be sent to confirm your spot at Leadership. SNAL is looking forward embarking on the new journey with our future leaders! Questions regarding Leadership Academy can be directed to Melissa Campbell at

Limited To 25 People

Class size is limited to 25 people. Selection will be done by SNAL Professional Development Committee and applicants will be notified by SNAL.

Participants Eligibility

Participants MUST be current members of SNAL and your application MUST be signed by your system School Nutrition Director/Supervisor.

Leadership Academy Graduation

Your graduation from the Leadership Academy will be in June 2019 at the SNAL Annual Conference in New Orleans.

Leadership Academy Overview

The purpose of the Leadership Academy is to train SNAL Members who show leadership potential and take on additional roles and responsibilities within SNAL, at the local level, and eventually at the state level.

Leadership Academy Cost

Cost - 150.00 per Participant. Cost covers meals, materials, and speakers. Consider covering the cost through your local district or chapter

Leadership Academy Dates

January 18, 2019, Venue Pennington Biomedical Research Center, Baton Rouge, LA / April 5, 2019 (Venue TBA) and SNAL State Conference New Orleans June 18, 2019.

2018 Louisiana USDA Food Processing Expo

2018 Louisiana USDA Food Processing Expo

2019 SNAL State Conference

Astor Crown Plaza
New Orleans, LA
2018 SNAL State Conference
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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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