The mission of the Illinois School Nutrition Association (ILSNA)

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


Registration for the 2023 ILSNA
Annual Conference Is Open!

The ILSNA Annual Conference & Expo offers an exclusive opportunity
to engage with industry professionals and individuals representing
school districts from across the state.

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.


Save the Date for the ISBE SNP Back to School Conference!

The Illinois State Board of Education Nutrition Department's annual School Nutrition Programs Back to School Conference returns to an in-person event July 25-26 in Springfield. Pre-conference sessions will be scheduled for July 24. Watch for an announcement in May 2023 with complete information, including registration links, hotel information, and pre-conference offerings. The conference is a free annual training, including sessions on menu planning, USDA Foods, procurement, food safety, administrative reviews, resource management, and more. We look forward to connecting with school nutrition professionals from across Illinois in July 2023!


ILSNA April E-Newsletter

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

School Nutrition Programs: June 2023 Issue of The Outlook Newsletter

The June issue of The Outlook newsletter is now available. 

Inside this month's issue:

  • Complete the application for Local Foods for Schools funding
  • Don't forget to complete the SNP annual application in WINS
  • Meet the 2023 ISBE School Nutrition Champion
  • And more!

READ THE FULL Outlook Newsletter

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