School Nutrition Announcements August 9, 2016

Policy

School Nutrition

07/29/2016

SP50 CACFP19 SFSP17-2016

2016 Edition of the Eligibility Manual for School Meals


Reimbursement Rates 2016-17

http://www.opi.mt.gov/pdf/SchoolFood/Forms/MealCC/16_17ReimburseRates.pdf

Adult Meal Prices Memo

http://www.opi.mt.gov/pdf/SchoolFood/Forms/MealCC/16_17AdultPrices.pdf


Glitch in the System:
We found that you will not be able to look up your students in DCA until you submit your changes to the Sponsor and Site Information Sheets in CNPWeb and we approve the changes. Please submit your annual changes first if you would like to access your students in DCA. Thank you.


Summer Food Service Program

07/29/2016

SP50 CACFP19 SFSP17-2016

2016 Edition of the Eligibility Manual for School Meals

Training and Resources

Join us for a Regional Fall Workshop

http://www.opi.mt.gov/Programs/SchoolPrograms/School_Nutrition/ProfStandards.html

Action For Healthy Kids Webinars

Wellness Wednesday: Walking and Running Initiatives in Schools
Tuesday, September 14; 3:00-3:30 pm CT

Learn how your school can implement walking and biking initiatives in school and as active transportation options. 

2016-2017 School Grants: Funded Schools Webinar
Thursday, September 15; 4:00-5:00 pm CT

Congratulations on your grant. Join us to discover important grant-related resources, deadlines and tips for a successful grant project. For grant project leads and members of the school wellness team.

FRAC Webinars

Summer Meals Matter

Healthcare Partnerships
Thursday, September 1, 2016 – 1pm Eastern
Healthcare providers can play an important role in connecting children to healthy meals when the school year ends through the Summer Nutrition Programs. Hear from advocates and sponsors on innovative ways to serve meals at clinics and hospitals, as well as approaches to provide health services at summer meal sites.

Afterschool Meals Matters

Sponsor Mentoring and Retention
Thursday, August 18, 2016 – 1pm Eastern
Retaining experienced sponsors is imperative to maintaining strong, sustainable Afterschool Meal Programs year after year. On this call you will hear from state agencies and sponsors about ways to keep experienced sponsors engaged and participating, and strategies to support and mentor new sponsors.

Troubleshooting: Health Departments and Streamlining 
Thursday, September 15, 2016 – 1pm Eastern
Meeting health and safety or licensing requirements is a key component to operating the Afterschool Meal Program in your area. Learn how to develop a strong partnership with your local health department and effectively address barriers to program implementation. We also will discuss strategies put in place by USDA to reduce the paperwork requirement and will hear from states that have taken steps to simplify the application process for the Afterschool Meal Program.

Breakfast Matters

The Breakfast Blueprint: Planning, Implementation and Evaluation Best Practices
Thursday, September 8, 3pm Eastern
The Food Research & Action Center and the American Federation of Teachers have partnered together to develop a three-part comprehensive breakfast guide based on feedback from AFT members from all over the country. Hear about the findings and strategies gathered from stakeholders on the front lines of implementing breakfast in the classroom, "grab and go" and second chance breakfast.