The mission of the Illinois School Nutrition Association (ILSNA)

is to mentor our membership in the advancement of good nutrition for all children.


Thank you for attending the 2022
ILSNA Annual Conference!

Save the Date for the 2023 ILSNA Annual Conference June 21-22, 2023,
Tinley Park Convention Center, Tinley Park, IL. We look forward to
seeing you there!

Gold Partners

New Training Program from the School Nutrition Foundation

Learn, Educate, Advance and Develop, with training from the School Nutrition Foundation! Their new LEAD to Succeed™ professional development tools were created in partnership with the Georgetown University's McDonough School of Business for both virtual and in-person use, and are available at no cost to all school nutrition professionals. Register now for the first of four modules: “LEARN to Master Difficult Conversations” and begin earning CEUs!


Check out the latest Newsgram!

ILSNA’s Newsgram is a select publication designed specifically for Illinois school personnel. Presented quarterly, this publication contains articles, photographs and advertisements emphasizing school food service, health, industry trends, nutrition, professional development, safety and sanitation and technology.


COVID-19 Updates & Resources

This is an unprecedented time for schools. Watch for updates on how we are responding to the crisis, plus, find resources to help on the School Nutrition Association website and the Illinois ASBO website.




ILSNA August E-Newsletter

Check out the latest ILSNA e-newsletter, featuring articles, legislative updates, resources and upcoming events!

School Nutrition Programs: May 2022 Issue of The Outlook Newsletter

The May issue of The Outlook newsletter featured ISBE School Nutrition Champion Award nominees and three award winners. Please join us in congratulating:

  • Steve Ebbesmeyer, the food service director for Belleville District 118
  • Darla Kasperek, a food service bookkeeper/administrative assistant for Rich Township High School District 227
  • Mary Nowak, the kitchen manager at Whiteside Middle School, Whiteside School District 115

READ THE FULL Outlook Newsletter

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