ILSNA Mission and Core Values


The mission of the Illinois School Nutrition Association (ILSNA) is to mentor our membership in the advancement of good nutrition for all children.

core values

  • Ensure quality meal services in Illinois schools
  • Create life-long learning labs through the school food service areas promoting healthy nutrition and nutrition education while increasing the overall awareness that quality nutrition in school meals and academic achievement go hand in hand
  • Develop professional development opportunities for all school food service professionals throughout Illinois to gain knowledge and skills to provide quality food service in all Illinois schools
  • Serve as a professional network of support for ILSNA members to include sharing of member only resources securely through a website feature
  • Distribute regulatory, legislative, industry, and other pertinent professional information to members in a timely manner including but not limited to regulations, rules, proposed legislation, and training opportunities