2020-21 KSNA Plan of Work

Professional Development

Goal

How we will measure success

Activities to complete the goal

Assigned to

Increase buy-in among school and district level administrators and school boards to ensure members are able to participate in professional development.

 

 

Increased KSNA membership.

Increased participation in educational events.

1. Work through Educational Coops to try have conversations directly with Superintendents for why SNA/KSNA membership is so important. Get their buy-in.

1.1Establish communications with cooperative leads.

Steve Abbott-Education Chair Wendy Young- Membership Chair

Leah Feagin- Vice President

2. Explore programming on how to communicate the value of participating in KSNA to school and district administrators.

Steve Abbott-Education Chair Wendy Young- Membership Chair

Leah Feagin- Vice President

3. Communicate information about how SNA credentials can fulfill state/district professional development requirements.

Steve Abbott-Education Chair Wendy Young- Membership Chair

Leah Feagin- Vice President

4. Work with directors involved with each coop to get the coop buy-in for being on their agenda.

Steve Abbott-Education Chair Wendy Young- Membership Chair

Leah Feagin- Vice President, Josey Crew- Admin Chair, Lena Reese- Incoming Admin Chair

Increase member participation and association revenue by providing both in person and virtual learning opportunities.

 

Increase in KSNA event attendance.

 

Increase in SNA certificate holders.

 

 

Increased the total number of opportunities available to members.

1.Offer KSNA Educational sessions via Zoom or Teams. The presenter in live sessions presenting to in-person attendees AND via an online platform to help meet Professional Standards requirements AND increase participant SNA certification levels.

Steve Abbott-Education Chair

Leah Feagin- Vice President

2. Explore tiered registration levels for in person v. virtual

Steve Abbott-Education Chair

Leah Feagin- Vice President

3. Have presenters versed in the software platform and to be cognizant of training both platforms simultaneously.

Steve Abbott-Education Chair

Leah Feagin- Vice President

 

 Advocacy and Public Image

Goal

How we will measure success

Activities to complete the goal

Assigned to

Seek permanent approval for non-congregate feeding for CACFP and SFSP meals.

  • Waivers at state level
  • % of participation increase
  1. Develop a statement defining what is needed to ensure the support meal program meets the true needs of the communities

Dalla Emerson + PPL committee (Regional Directors)

  1. Work with state on changing regulation

Dalla Emerson + PPL committee (Regional Directors)

  1. Advocate for changing the regulation

Dalla Emerson + PPL committee (Regional Directors)

Identify state and federal regulations that are inhibiting the efficiency and effectiveness of child nutrition programs.

 

  • Number of contacts with legislators (state and national).

 

  1. PPL Committee develops an issue paper

Dalla Emerson + PPL Committee (Regional Directors)

  1. Develop relationships with legislators

Dalla Emerson + PPL Committee (Regional Directors)

  1. KARs requiring students receive a standard minimum allotted time within the school day to eat lunch. Allowing breakfast service to count as part of the instructional day.

Dalla Emerson + PPL Committee (Regional Directors)

 

Membership and Community

Goal

How we will measure success

Activities to complete the goal

Assigned to

Draw inactive members into active engagement with the association.

  • Increased participation on platforms where engagement is occurring.
  • Number of posts/visits to social media.

Promote membership value to all membership categories at all levels (chapter, state, national)

Wendy Young-Membership Chair and Membership Committees

Local chapters/address inactive chapters – outreach to members on needs

Wendy Young-Membership Chair and Membership Committees

Utilize Website, Social Media, Zoom sessions to engage Members

Wendy Young-Membership Chair and Membership Committees

Proactively recruit members into existing outlets (e.g. Facebook)

Wendy Young-Membership Chair and Membership Committees

Maintain and/or increase Membership Levels

Increase in membership numbers

 

Board members each recruit 2 or more new members

Use strategies above

Wendy Young- Membership Chair, Board Members

Participate in SNA national membership campaigns

Wendy Young- Membership Chair, Board Members

Board members commit to recruiting new members

Wendy Young- Membership Chair, Board Members

Regional Directors to encourage District Directors to require SNA certificates for employees.

Regional Directors

Regional Directors encourage District  Directors to provide recognition for employees who have achieved or advanced their SNA certificates or SNS credential

Regional Directors

 

Governance and Operations

Goal

How we will measure success

Activities to complete the goal

Assigned to

Policies & Procedures Manual UPDATE to align to the updated Bylaws.

  • Manual completed.
  • Travel Policy completed.
  • Adoption of “umbrella” SNA policies.

Parliamentarian will create a task force to oversee the revision of the KSNA Policy and Procedures Manual

Res/Bylaws Chair

(Jay, Cathy, Tanya, Kathy, Terina)

Update Travel Policy

Terina

Adopt “umbrella” SNA Policies

Task Force

Parliamentarian will schedule biweekly Meetings and set timelines for communication and tasks

Res/Bylaws Chair w/Task Force

Increase the utilization of Kysna.org

  • Website Matrix
  • Number of visits to the website.

Develop a communication strategy for the website

Marty & committee: D. Sanders, Tanya Wilson-Rickert- Chapter President Rep., Heather Haynes & Website Committee

Weekly memo from exec members/KDE/KDA

Website Committee

Website online training

Website Committee

GEM Nominations from SN staff across the state

Website Committee

Helpful Hints sections for Directors

Website Committee