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1 Ready, Set, Go

2 Objectives Define the Certification purpose Outline the Certification process Review preparation for certification Provide resources Discuss Certification Worksheet Transferring Data Menu Items Discuss Uploading Completed Certification Documents into CNP system

3 Why all the changes? School meal program impact millions of children every day Obesity and food insecurity/hunger are dual threats to may of these children Rule informed by current nutrition science

4 Certification Process The Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act makes an additional 6-cent reimbursement available for meals meeting the updated meal pattern requirements. * In order for SFAs to be eligible to receive this new performance-based reimbursement, the NDE Nutrition Services must certify that the School Food Authority (SFA) is in compliance with the requirements of the final meal pattern rule published in the Federal Register on January 26, 2012.*

5 Certification Documentation Menu: Planned lunch and breakfast (if applicable) Certification Worksheets Attestation Statement

6 Timeline You can submit documentation for the current month or the preceding month NDE Nutrition Services has 60 days from the date of submission to approve/deny Payment for the additional $.06 will be retroactive back to the beginning of the month for the certified menu submitted

7 Materials to Complete Worksheet 1 week menu (5 days) ONE FULL WEEK (Must be from the month the SFA is submitting the materials or the preceding month.) Portion sizes for all reimbursable menu items Production Records Nutrient Information Standardized Recipes

8 Nutrition Services 6 Cents Link

9 Outline – Getting Started

10 Resources - Videos

11 Resources - Link Nutrition Services 6 Cents Link

12 Resources – USDA Recipes

13 USDA Recipes Nutrition Facts USDA Recipes Credits

14 SuperTracker Resource

15 Team Nutrition: 15

16 Resource Library

17 Resources - Food Buying Guide

18 Menu Planning

19 The Certification Worksheets Screen shot of web site and xls choices Applying for Certification – Additional 6 Cents 19

20 Scroll Down SCROLL DOWN Certification Worksheets are posted near the bottom of the page 20

21 5 Day Worksheets 21

22 7 or 4 Day Worksheets 22

23 Downloading and Saving If you not familiar with how to download, save, rename... Ask for help from your IT department 23

24 The Certification Worksheets NO Mackintosh (common in schools) Standard PC = Dell, HP, Acer 24

25 Working in Excel Formulas protected May find you cant click on some cells Some Basics Tabs Zoom Moving left/right and up/down 25

26 Tabs Tips: Zoom 26

27 12 Tabs – Click to select Tips: Zoom All Meals Tab 27

28 Select different tab Tips: Zoom Click the tab 28

29 How to view more Tabs Tips: Zoom Click the arrows to see more Tabs 29

30 Zoom in & out Tips: Zoom 130% 30

31 Zoom out Tips: Zoom 70% 31

32 Moving up & down Slide bar up and down 32

33 Moving up & down Or click on the arrows 33

34 Slide bar to view right or left Moving side to side 34

35 Click on the arrow to move right or left Moving side to side 35

36 Arrow keys on keyboard Add graphic showing the move? 36

37 The 12 Tabs Menu Instructions SFA Notes All Meals Optional VegBar Monday – Friday Weekly Report Instructions & Simplified Nutrient Assessment 37

38 SFA Notes Tab This menu is for the week of November

39 All Meals Tab 39

40 All Meals Tab 40

41 All Meals Tab Fill in.. 41

42 Optional VegBar ROMAINECARROTS 42

43 Monday – Friday Tabs 43

44 Components Auto-fill 44

45 Monday – Friday Tabs 45

46 Monday – Friday Tabs Indicate types of Milk offered 46

47 Monday – Friday Tabs On DAILY tabs – use the slide bar to see the columns to the right 47

48 Monday – Friday Tabs Check Box if VegBar Broccoli 1/2 48

49 What about the FRUIT I serve? In the Certification Worksheet you Must indicate Portion size Do not need to identify what KIND on the Certification documents 49

50 Weekly Report Tab 50



53 Column prefills from ALL MEALS Tab CHILI


55 55

56 How many Worksheets to complete? Example 1 -- K-12 school serves Lunch ONLY: Same menu for all grades Same portions for K-8 Fill out 2: K

57 Example 2 -- K-12 school serves Lunch ONLY: Same menu for all grades Different portions and/or foods for K-5 vs 6-8 Fill out 3: K How many Worksheets? 57

58 Example 3 -- K-12 school serves Lunch AND Breakfast: Same menu for all grades K-8 get same portion Fill out 3: K K-12 Breakfast How many Worksheets? 58

59 How many Worksheets? Example 4 -- Same lunch menu for 2 sites One site has a vegetable bar and one doesnt Fill out 2 SEPARATE worksheets: 1 with the veg bar 1 without the veg bar 59

60 How many worksheets? Example elementary sites Different lunch choices Site A has only 1 entrée Site B has the same entrée but additional entrée choices such as PBJ Fill out 2 SEPARATE worksheets: 1 with 1 entree 1 with multiple entree choices 60

61 What about CN labels, recipes…. Make a file Keep on site Do not mail 61

62 Schools with multiple sites All sites must be in compliance with new meal pattern. Directors of different sites within an SFA must work together to compile all the needed certification documents. Certification documents for all sites must be uploaded together. 62

63 Schools where meals are delivered The RECIPIENT school should work with the DELIVERY school or company. Establish a timeline. RECIPIENT school submits the certification documents. 63

64 Transferring Data Instructions for Transferring Data from USDA Certification Tools Items you may copy: Entrees listed in the All Meals Tab Main Dish Information on Simplified Nutrient Assessment Tab 64

65 Transferring Data When can I Use the Save As Same Menu Same grade group Worksheet for another SFA Save time not having to reenter all the data just modify 65

66 Transferring data When cant I use Save As Different grade groups K K Calories and Min/Max requirements specific to grade groups worksheets requirements accordingly 66

67 What Documents are Required Option 1 & 2 Calendar Style Menus Certification Worksheet for required grade group Option 1 Nutrient Analysis using a USDA Approved Software 67

68 Sample of Files K-8 Lunch.xls 9-12 Lunch.xls K-12 Brkft.xls District Lunch Menu.pdf District Breakfast Menu.pdf 68

69 The final step: the Upload Step by Step Instructions posted on the website Print a copy Need user name and password 69

70 CNP Website – Select Application 70

71 Select Modify 71

72 Menu Certification Buttons 72

73 Contact Information Enter contact information 73

74 Add New Menu Certification 74

75 Menu Name by Grade Group 75

76 Uploading Certification Documents 76

77 Uploading Certification Documents 77

78 Uploading Certification Documents 78

79 Uploading Certification Documents 79

80 Files Uploaded 80

81 Designating Sites 81

82 Designating Sites 82

83 Finish 83

84 View All Sites 84

85 Menu Certification Uploaded 85

86 Attestation Certification 86

87 Attestation Certification 87

88 Menu Certification Status Bar 88

89 Certification Process Complete Reviewed by State Agency Approval Letter mailed to SFA Begin receiving additional 6 cent for the month certified. 89

90 Questions 90

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