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1 Area One: School Food Service Rules and Administrative Regulations Area One: School Food Service Rules and Regulations

2 Area One: School Food Service Rules and Administrative Regulations At the end of this training, participants will be able to: 1.Recognize the many options that the USDA provides to schools for food service at the federal level; 2.Understand the purpose and history of the NSLP program at the federal level; 3.Understand the guiding principles of the Healthy Hunger Free Kids Act of 2010 at the federal level; 4.Understand school reimbursement for meals at the school district level; 5.Be knowledgeable of the school application process to sufficiently answer questions regarding the process at the school district level. Area One: School Food Service Rules and Regulations

3 KY Regulation regarding Food Service Staff Training. Please see full regulation for more information. Section 1. A person shall not work, or be allowed to work, in a school kitchen unless he or she is physically and mentally able to do so safely and satisfactorily. Section 2. (1) Prior to initial employment in a school kitchen, an employee shall: (a) Complete the beginning school nutrition personnel training course prescribed by the Kentucky Board of Education; and (b) Be issued a Kentucky school nutrition employee certificate by the chief state school officer, based upon evidence submitted to the Kentucky Department of Education, Division of Nutrition and Health Services, from a certified instructor that all training requirements have been fulfilled. (2) The prescribed training course for certification of beginning school nutrition personnel shall consist of the following instructional units and minimum instructional clock hours: (a) School food service rules and administrative regulations- one hour; (b) Sanitation- one hour; (c) Safety and first aid- one hour; (d) Food preparation and merchandising- one hour; (e) Equipment use and care- one hour; (f) Efficient use of resources- one hour; (g) Nutrition education- one hour. Area One: School Food Service Rules and Regulations

4 * Food Service Staff are on the front line and are the face of the program. * It is important to recognize the purpose, value, and impact of your work. * Food Service Staff who take pride in their work will “sell” the program through their commitment and enthusiasm. This course is designed to provide the necessary background needed to become a successful food service staff member. Area One: School Food Service Rules and Regulations

5 * National School Lunch Act was signed in 1946 by President Truman in an effort to improve the health of boys who would become WWII soldiers. * Its mission- provide school age children with nutritious meals. * The National School Lunch Program serves 31.6 million children each day at a cost of $11.6 billion for fiscal year Area One: School Food Service Rules and Regulations

6 * School Breakfast Program * National School Lunch Program * After School Snack Program * Summer Food Service Program * Seamless Summer Option * Special Milk Program * Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program Area One: School Food Service Rules and Regulations

7 * Improving child nutrition is the focal point of the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010 * HHFKA allows USDA, for the first time in over 30 years, the opportunity to make real reforms to the school lunch and breakfast programs by improving the critical nutrition and hunger safety net for millions of children. Area One: School Food Service Rules and Regulations

8 * Improve nutritional quality of meals to promote and address childhood obesity. * Expand meal access to reduce childhood hunger. * Expansion of the School Breakfast Program. * New meal standards aligned with the US Dietary Guidelines for Americans. Area One: School Food Service Rules and Regulations

9 These principles influence work that you do on an every day basis. Now let’s look at what happens in your school.

10 * Each school district is reimbursed for student meals based on a free, paid or reduced lunch price status. * Meals must be considered a reimbursable meal to receive credit. Area One: School Food Service Rules and Regulations

11 Household Application * Each student receives an application. * Application can be filled out at any point during the school year * Each application is good for one school year Direct Certification * Students are directly identified at the district level in collaboration with the state. * With this method, no application is necessary It is important to note that schools participating in the Community Eligibility Provision do not collect applications.

12 * Be sure to know key points of contact at your school for student assistance. * Know the answers to the following potential student questions: * Where can I get an application? * I have a question on how to complete my application? * To whom do I give my completed application? Area One: School Food Service Rules and Regulations

13 * As a school food or nutrition services professional, you are the gatekeeper for food, wellness and nutrition education for students. * If you have a passion and commitment to your school and students, your leadership could influence students’ future in multiple ways. You make a difference in the life of students.

14 Area One: School Food Service Rules and Regulations * 1. Understand the purpose and history of the NSLP program at the federal level. * 2. Recognize the many options that the USDA provides to schools for food service at the federal level. * 3. Understand the guiding principles of the Healthy Hunger Free Kids Act of 2010 at the federal level. * 4. Understand school reimbursement for meals at the school district level. * 5. Understand the school application process to sufficiently answer questions regarding the process at the school district level.

15 Area One: School Food Service Rules and Regulations DIVISION OF SCHOOL AND COMMUNITY NUTRITION KENTUCKY DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION


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