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1 Welcome to “What’s New in School Nutrition” We will begin promptly at 2 p.m. You are encouraged to print a copy of the power point and handouts prior to today’s presentation from our webpage at If you will be listening to the presentation from your computer speakers, make sure the volume is turned up loud enough for you to hear. If you will be using a phone connection and either a laptop or PC computer with a speaker and/or microphone, make sure the computer speaker and microphone in the toolbar are turned off. If they aren’t, you will hear feedback. Please make sure your telephone is muted by pressing *6. To ask a question at the end of the presentation you will be directed to unmute your phone by again pressing *6. Thank you for your patience. The presentation will begin shortly.

2 What’s New with School Nutrition Tuesday, November 11

3 Agenda Program Reminders Unpaid Meal Charges SNT Mailings ◦ Newsletter Equipment Grant Farm to School

4 Program Reminders Second Direct Certification should be completed within 3 months of first run Special Provision Match (CEP and P2 only) – due November 15 Annual Financial Report – was due August 31 Civil Rights Compliance Self-Evaluation Form – on/before October 31 Civil Rights Training – beginning of school year 4

5 Program Reminders FNS 10 – due November 1 Paid Lunch Price Report – due November 15 Verification Activities Completed –November 15 Verification Collection Report – due February 1 5

6 End of Year Processing 6 WEEK COVERED PROCESS PACKAGE RUN DATEVOUCHER DATE ACH DATE (DEPOSIT DATE) Nov 17Nov 18Nov 20Dec 1 Nov 24Nov 25Nov 26Dec 8 Dec 1Dec 2Dec 4Dec 15 Dec 8Dec 9Dec 11Dec 22 Dec 15Dec 16Dec 18Dec 29 Dec 22PROCESS PACKAGE WILL NOT BE RUN THIS WEEK Dec 29PROCESS PACKAGE WILL NOT BE RUN THIS WEEK Jan 5Jan 6Jan 8Jan 20

7 Unpaid Meal Charges Food and Nutrition Services (FNS) agency of USDA published a Request for Information (RFI) FNS is interested in policy and procedure details in schools regarding allowing children to “charge” the cost of a school meal related on unpaid meal charges. Comments can be made until Jan 14, 2015

8 SNT Mailings SNT Fall Newsletter 8

9 2014 USDA Equipment Grant Announcement letter sent to Authorized Representatives on October 24. Equipment may not already have been purchased. Applications due December 19, 2014. Grant materials at

10 Equipment Preapproval Process USDA requires that future equipment purchases over the school’s capitalization threshold be preapproved. A list of preapproved equipment has been developed. All materials are being reviewed and will be posted to our website shortly. Our target for implementation is January 1, 2015.

11 Farm to School Updates The WI Farm to School Summit Registration is now open!

12 Questions 12

13 Thanks for Participating Next What’s New with School Nutrition ◦ Tuesday, December 9 at 2:00pm 13

14 Non-Discrimination Statement The U.S Department of Agriculture prohibits discrimination against its customers, employees, and applicants for employment on the bases of race, color, national origin, age, disability, sex, gender identity, religion, reprisal, and where applicable, political beliefs, marital status, familial or parental status, sexual orientation, or all or part of an individual’s income is derived from any public assistance program, or protected genetic information in employment or in any program or activity conducted or funded by the Department. (Not all prohibited bases will apply to all programs and/or employment activities.) If you wish to file a Civil Rights program complaint of discrimination, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form, found online at, or at any USDA office, or call (866) 632-9992 to request the form. You may also write a letter containing all of the information requested in the form. Send your completed complaint form or letter to us by mail at U.S. Department of Agriculture, Director, Office of Adjudication, 1400 Independence Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20250-9410, by fax (202) 690-7442 or email at Program Discrimination Complaint Form Individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing or have speech disabilities may contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339; or (800) 845-6136 (Spanish). USDA is an equal opportunity provider and employer. 14

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