SNA (National) Certification

Why Should You Become Certified?

Becoming SNA certified adds credibility to your position and to your school’s program. It is also a factor in attracting people to careers in school foodservice and nutrition.

  • Increase your knowledge and skills of food safety and nutrition to create a healthy school environment.
  • Enhance your professional image with parents, children & school administrators.
  • Stay current on issues concerning school nutrition initiatives.
  • Demonstrate commitment to your profession.
  • Provide a career ladder you can use to advance in the field from assistant, to cook, to manager, to director.


SNA’s Certification Program is recognized as a leader in the child nutrition industry.  SNA is dedicated to:

  • Developing and encouraging the highest standards in school nutrition programs.
  • Providing educational opportunities to ensure the professional development of certified professionals.
  • Encouraging life-long learning.


SNA (National) Certification Guide

SNA (National) Certification Application

SNA (National)  Personal CEU Record