Educational Opportunities

Continuing education

The Illinois School Nutrition Association offers a variety of continuing education programs for ILSNA members and the entire school nutrition community. Whether you're just beginning your career in school nutrition or seeking to deepen your understanding of the intricacies of school feeding programs, ILSNA has the resources you need to get started.

In addition, ILSNA provides a direct link to the School Nutrition Association, the national organization representing school nutrition.

  • ILSNA Scholarships
  • SNF Education Programs and Courses
  • SNA Scholarships
  • School Nutrition University (SNU)
  • SNF's Wednesday Webinar Series

Professional development

The national School Nutrition Foundation (SNF) programs are developed to meet specific training needs for SNA members and to support the SNA certification and credentialing programs.

In addition, ILSNA provides a number of trainings here at home to help ILSNA members obtain and receive the professional development trainings they need.

Internships

The SNA School Nutrition Specialist Internship Program is designed to provide college graduates with the training and opportunities necessary to pursue a district-level supervisory position in school nutrition.

  • School Nutrition Specialist Internship Program