Presentation on theme: "National School Lunch Program: Completing the Forms Sandy Dunkel Principal Consultant Illinois State Board of Education Nutrition Programs Division."— Presentation transcript:
National School Lunch Program: Completing the Forms Sandy Dunkel Principal Consultant Illinois State Board of Education Nutrition Programs Division
Session Objectives Provide participants with a better understanding of the Child Nutrition Program application process and required reports with deadlines Provide an opportunity for questions and answers
IWAS & ACES IWAS –ISBE Web Application Security ACES –Child Nutrition Application and Claim Entry System
IWAS assistance Access the IWAS User Guide online View the training IWAS Video online Click on Contact Us and complete the Feedback Form (Select Child Nutrition ACES) Click on Help for Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) Telephone the Technical Support Call Center at (217)
AND NOW… You Are Entering Child Nutrition ACES
Application Search ScreenClaim Search Screen
FY2006 Application and Required Reports Deadlines Sponsor and Site Applications- September 15, 2005 Child Nutrition Program Annual Financial Report (AFR) October 17, 2005 National School Lunch Program Addendum – November 15, 2005 Verification Summary Report – January 18, 2006 Child Nutrition Claim for Reimbursement and Claim Analysis - Monthly
Application Process for Renewal Sponsors Simply complete a rollover process and submit annually. Most information is pre-filled from previous year’s agreement. Application Program Year is October 1, 2005 through September 30, 2006.
Renewal Sponsors Contracting for Food Service If you contract with a food service management company (FSMC), vendor or another school district, please submit a copy of the contract or agreement to our office as soon as possible. Your sponsor application will be in Pending status until the appropriate paperwork is reviewed by our office.
Sponsor & Site Applications Requiring Changes You are responsible to keep information up to date in Child Nutrition ACES! –Sponsor or Site Name and Address –Authorized Representative and Contact Person Information –Months of Operation –Program Participation
NSLP Addendum Information is specific to the last operating day in October Required fields for each NSL Site –The total number of students enrolled who have access to the school lunch program –Total number of students eligible for free lunches –Total number of students eligible for reduced- price lunches –Grade levels where students have access to the NSLP
Verification Summary Report Verification process must be completed no later than November 15 th annually. The verification summary report must be submitted electronically through Child Nutrition ACES to ISBE no later than January 18 th.
Verification Summary Report May complete by site or by sponsor # of schools operating NSLP &/or SBP # of enrolled students with access to NSLP
Reporting Categories Each category asks for number of students and number of approved applications Total Free Eligible – # approved who are not subject to verification (This item includes the direct certification eligibility certificates) – # approved based on FS/TANF number submitted on an application (Categorically) – # approved based on income/household size submitted on an application (Income) Total Reduced-Price Eligible
Results of Verification
Child Nutrition Annual Financial Report (AFR) Completed annually to document nonprofit food service status Deadline for submission of the FY2005 Child Nutrition AFR was October 17, 2005 Reporting period is July 1, 2004 through June 30, 2005 Completed electronically through Child Nutrition ACES
Child Nutrition ACES Application Assistance Contact the Nutrition Programs Division –Telephone: (800) or (217) –FAX: (217) –Electronic Mail:
Claim Search Screen
Child Nutrition ACES Claim for Reimbursement Assistance Contact the Funding And Disbursements Division –Telephone: (217) –FAX: (217)