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1 Provided by the LAUSD Food Services Division 08.12.2014

2 Missing breakfast and experiencing hunger impair a child’s ability to learn: Show increased errors and have slower memory recall Behavioral, emotional and academic problems are more prevalent Eating breakfast at school: Helps children perform better on standardized tests Show improved cognitive functions, attention, and memory Has a positive effect on overall nutrition BIC yields positive results: Shows decrease in absenteeism and tardiness rates Additional revenue can save hundreds of jobs for school employees Percentage of revenue will be given back to the schools

3 Objectives By the end of this training, your school Administrators and Teachers will be: Knowledgeable on the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) policies and procedures on the school Breakfast program (SBP) Knowledgeable on the California Department of Education’s (CDE) Breakfast In the Classroom (BIC) implementation and participation Trained on how to identify a reimbursable meal for the breakfast program Trained on the concept of point of service and accurately document meals served using the class roster Aware of the role you will play in the success of BIC program

4 School Districts Participating in the Breakfast In the Classroom Program Oakland Unified School District Compton Unified School District San Diego Unified School District New York Public Schools Houston Independent School District Memphis City Schools Albuquerque Public Schools


6 BIC General Guidelines Meals are for: Students Teacher One LAUSD paid staff assigned to the classroom One Volunteer assigned to a classroom (including parents) A lined class roster will accompany the meals Food is available for pick up 10 minutes prior to designated time Any earlier pick up time must be approved by the FSM and AFSS on an individual basis

7 BIC General Guidelines cont’d Once a reimbursable meal is received, check off the name of student: Teacher, designated student or the students themselves can be assigned to check off names on the roster* Meals must be consumed inside the designated classroom Any item taken by student, teacher or LAUSD staff assigned to the classroom may not be returned to the cafeteria *Accuracy is critical

8 BIC General Guidelines cont’d Place unopened packages on a “common table” for other students to eat or Parent Center can pick up for consumption. Teacher, staff or volunteer determine acceptability LAUSD Food Donation Policy regarding unopened menu items – REF GUIDE 5436.1 Un-served items must remain inside the insulated bags and returned to the cafeteria

9 Teachers' Role Select BIC Teams: Delivery Team Clean-Up Team Breakfast Sheriff/Ambassador Determine who will be assigned at the POS Ensure food is served within the 10-15 minute time frame to guarantee food safety Emphasize cleanliness in the classroom Ensure that program is compliant and completed

10 Reimbursable Breakfast Students must take full servings of each menu item Follow FS Division Breakfast Menu Hot menu items: Breakfast Burrito Whole Grain Pancakes Whole Grain Waffles Cold menu items: Variety of cereals Oatmeal/granola bar Assorted muffins Milk is part of a complete meal Two types of milk must be offered Place a minimum of 2 cartons of non-fat milk inside the insulated bag in addition to the 1% milk cartons

11 Sample BIC Meal Cereals with Graham Crackers, Fruit and Milk Whole Grain Waffle, Fruit, Orange Juice and Milk Sweet potato pancake fruit & milk Granola Bar with String Cheese Orange Juice and Milk Burrito, juice & milk

12 Medium of Exchange MISIS “Lined Class Roster” Prints without meal eligibility code Used for a two-week duration Date must be indicated Manually add teacher’s, LAUSD paid staff and any missing students name Check mark beside student’s name after a reimbursable meal has been served Dash mark for non-participating or absent students Return to the cafeteria after each meal service

13 Lined Class Roster Miss Gomez 1/6-1/17 2014

14 Lined Class Roster is Placed in the Pouch

15 BIC Teams Delivery Team Students Volunteers  K- 3 rd Grades: 1 floor level = 3 2 nd floor level = 4  4-6 Grades: 1 floor level=2 2 nd floor level=3 Clean-Up Team Students Volunteers Breakfast Sheriff/Ambassador

16 Role of the Delivery Team Picks up the insulated bags Delivers bags to their respective classroom Set up the bags on the table for service Uses tray and sporkettes (when needed) Places classroom roster at the end of the table Wheels bags back to the cafeteria

17 Strap Safety Instructions Place the heavier bag at the bottom of the cart. Don’t leave side straps and the cart strap lying loose on the floor. Step 1 If the side strap has loosened and dangles to the floor, pull the straps up tight. Step 2 Raise both of the side straps upwards. Step 3 Fold the straps on the top of the bag, crossing each other, ensuring the straps are NOT hanging from the sides. Step 4 Place the heavier bag at the bottom of the cart. Step 5 To prepare the smaller bag, repeat steps 2 and 3. Locate the bottom strap of the cart and pull forward. Step 6 Lift the bottom strap and pull over the back of the cart’s handle. Step 7 The bags are now secured and ready for transportation or storage.

18 Best Practices for Bag Transportation Walk when transporting Do not twist the handle of the bags When transporting do not drag or pull on the bags When using the stairs the bags must be lifted by one or more individuals Use caution on stairs, ramps and walk ways

19 Bag Transport Procedures on Stairs Option A 1.At the bottom of the stairs, lift one bag. 2.Carry bag upstairs using bag handles. 3.Hold onto the staircase handles while going up the stairs to gain support. 4.Set the bag down on the top of the stairs. 5.Repeat the procedure for the 2 nd bag.

20 Bag Transport Procedures on Stairs Option A cont’d 6. Leaving the 2 nd bag on top of the stairs’ landing, pick up rolling cart and carry it upstairs. 7. Set the bags on the cart. 8. Strap the bags.9. Roll cart to the designated classroom.

21 Meal Service Trays/ Sporkette Fresh Fruit or Juice Breakfast Items Roster Milk

22 Role of the Clean-Up Team Once the meal service is over the student clean up team monitors the following: Participants carefully place their trash: Into the trash container Into a trash liner (if no trash container is available in the classroom) Once the trash is collected, the student clean up team: Places the trash container outside the door of classroom Puts the trash into the trash container centrally located between the classrooms Takes the trash container/liner to the Entrance/exit of the building Elevator Stairwell

23 Role of the Breakfast Sheriff/Ambassador Wears the “Breakfast Sheriff/Ambassador” badge Walks around the classroom: Ensures leftover food and trash is removed Checks the floor, desks, for any wrappers, spills, crumbs, and saved food When something needs to be cleaned up or picked up they instruct: Classmates to do so Provides table cleaning wipes

24 Shift in Building and Grounds Workers' Duties Before BIC Clean tables at the eating area prior to breakfast service Clean tables after breakfast service Removes trash from eating area to trash receptacles Changes trash liners and realigns trash cans as needed If nutrition is served, custodian will repeat the cleaning process With BIC Set up breakfast trash container as needed Dump trash and remove to dumpster after breakfast Reline trash cans Spot clean in classrooms as requested Clean lunch tables as needed prior to lunch program NO NUTRITION BREAK Pick up/ clean lunch area as needed

25 Daily Building and Grounds BIC Duties The Plant Manager and Building and Grounds workers daily duties include : Placement of trash containers in the designated location Clean up of large spills and spot cleaning as requested, during or after meal service Collecting trash removed from the classroom by the students: Placed outside the door of classroom Centrally located between the classrooms At the entrance/exit of the building Multi level schools: Near the elevator (if applicable) Near the stairwell Dispose of collected BIC trash into the dumpster Re-line trash containers

26 Trash Container Locations Duties Trash containers may be placed for BIC trash collection at any of the following areas: Directly inside the classroom Placed outside the door of classroom Centrally located between the classrooms Along the wall for 2-3 classroom to use Strategically placed in the center of the hallway for 4-8 classrooms to use

27 Best Practices For Maintaining Trash Container Cleanliness Trash container maintenance is essential to alleviate odors and pests. The following best practices are offered: Line trash containers Pre-line with one liner daily Pre-line for 5 days with 6 liners Trash containers must be picked up daily after breakfast If a trash liner has leaked, the trash container must be washed, rinsed and sanitized before the end of the day Trash containers must be thoroughly wash, rinsed and sanitized monthly, or as needed Plant Managers inspects the trash containers periodically

28 Food Services Staff Role To have meals packed and ready for pick-up on agreed time Provide: Tray Wet naps Trash cans Trash liners Sink strainers Table cleaning wipes Individually wrapped spoon (as needed) Individually wrapped slanted straw Breakfast Sheriff badges Lined class roster

29 Photo Of LAUSD Schools In Action 75 th St. Elementary School Elementary Schools Participating in BIC: Figueroa Street Elementary Alta Loma Elementary Cienega Elementary

30 Schools With Active BIC Programs Year I and II Rolled-out Schools: 520 Elementary Schools 12 Middle Schools 7 High Schools

31 Key Points To Remember Encourage students to participate Rotate BIC teams Earliest time of pick is 10 minutes prior to the designated pick up time Students must take all of the menu items Check off students on the roster accurately and return to cafeteria with the bags Friendly Food Reminders: Dispose of any unconsumed foods, not to be saved for later consumption Participate in a Breakfast Food Donation Program when applicable Only un-served menu items must be returned to the cafeteria

32 BIC Tools Hard copy of the BIC presentation Teachers’ checklist Students’ checklist BIC team job description Plant manager’s checklist Building and Grounds Workers’ checklist

33 BIC Resources Principal and teachers can communicate any issues seen due to BIC, through these two new venues: BIC Hot Line (213) 241-2956 Email: Issues you see due to Maintenance and Operations can be communicated through: LAUSD Service Calls App iphone and droid phones

34 References Pollitt E, Cueto S, Jacoby ER. “Fasting and Cognition in Well- and Undernourished Schoolchildren: A Review of Three Experimental Studies.” American Journal of Clinical Nutrition 1998; 64(4):779S-784S. Pollitt E, Leibel RL, Greenfield D. “Brief fasting, stress, and cognitive in children. American Journal of Clinical Nutrition 1981;34:1526-1533. Alaimo K, Olson CM, Frongillo EA Jr. “Food Insufficiency and American School Aged Children’s Cognitive, Academic and Psychosocial Development.” Pediatrics 2001; 108(1):44-53. Kleinman RE, Murphy JM, Little M. Pagano M. Wehler CA, Regal K, Jellinek MS. “Hunger in Children in the United States: Potential Behavioral and Emotional Correlates.” Pediatrics 1998, 101(1):E3 Breakfast First- Food Research Action Center- U.S.D.A.- Meal Counting System C.D.E.- Collection and Accountability Procedures LAUSD Breakfast FAQs-

35 LAUSD Food Services Division Questions? Thank you! Nourishing Children to Achieve Excellent

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