School Nutrition Specialist Exam Locations Location: Denver, CO Exam Date: July 15, 2012 Registration Deadline: June 21, 2012 Location: Duluth, MN Exam Date: July 29, 2012 Registration Deadline: July 9, 2012 Location: Spokane, WA Exam Date: July 29, 2012 Registration Deadline: July 9, 2012 Location: East Syracuse, NY Exam Date: August 7, 2012 Registration Deadline: July 17, 2012 Location: Hershey, PA Exam Date: August 9, 2012 Registration Deadline: July 19, 2012 Location: Marlboro, MA Exam Date: August 14, 2012 Registration Deadline: July 24, 2012 Location: Barre, VT Exam Date: August 14, 2012 Registration Deadline: July 24, 2012 To register for the exam or to learn more about hosting an exam in your area, call the SNA Service Center at (800) 877-8822. TEST COMPLETION & SUBMISSION DETAILS: To earn 1 Continuing Education Unit (CEU), the issue date (June/July 2012) must fall within your certification/ credentialing period. NOTE: If certified with a 3-year certification period: You have no limit on the number of tests that can be submitted. If certified with an annual certification period: You are only allowed to submit 3 passing tests per year. If SNS Credentialed: You have no limit on the number of tests that can be submitted within your 3-year period. To pay by check: Mail this completed form before your expiration date. Include a self-addressed and stamped envelope and $7 (SNA Members) or $13 (non-members) for processing to: SNA, Attn: PDA, PO Box 759297, Baltimore, MD 21298-9297. Do not send cash! To pay with a credit card: Pay for and take the test online at www.schoolnutrition.org; click on “Career & Education,” select “Professional Development,” then “Certification” and select “Online PDAs.” Due to administrative costs, refunds will not be made for any reason. Certification/Credentialing FAQs Q: I have a college degree in education. Do I still need to take the 10-hour train-the-trainer workshop? A: No. If you have a college degree in education, you already have learned a method of teaching or completed adult education college coursework that meets SNA’s requirement. Q: How can I host the SNS Credentialing Exam in my state? A: Contact SNA’s certification and credentialing manager at email@example.com or (800) 877-8822 for details on hosting the SNS Credentialing Exam. Q: Will renewal notices be sent out to individuals who are certified? A: Yes. Three months before your certification is scheduled to expire, SNA will send you a letter and renewal form. To renew your certification, simply submit the form with payment to SNA at least 4 to 6 weeks prior to the expiration date. Q: Can I teach the ServSafe® training course? A: ServSafe® is managed by the National Restaurant Association, and trainers must meet that organization’s requirements.
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