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Afterschool Programs … and SNACKS. Criteria to Participate in an After School Snack Program LEA must participate in the NSLP; and The LEA must sponsor.

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1 Afterschool Programs … and SNACKS

2 Criteria to Participate in an After School Snack Program LEA must participate in the NSLP; and The LEA must sponsor or operate a program which: – contains an educational/enrichment activity offered after the regular school day. – provides children with regularly scheduled activities in an organized, structured and supervised environment.

3 Criteria to Participate, continued It is the LEA that must assume/maintain responsibility for meeting Program requirements.

4 Programs not qualifying for an After School Snack Program Organized athletic programs engaged in interscholastic or community level competition may not be approved: – Youth sport leagues, such as baseball leagues, soccer leagues, football leagues, and area swim teams would not qualify. However, a supervised athletic activity may participate provided that they are open to all and do not limit membership.

5 Programs not qualifying, continued Head Start Programs ECEAP Kindergarten Classes These programs would not be considered to be after the regular school day.

6 Approved Service Locations Snack sites do not necessarily have to be located at a school Boys and Girls Club Churches YMCA/YWCA Community Learning Center

7 Health & Safety Requirements LEAs should check with the local health department to see if there are any food safety requirements which must be met prior to serving snacks at a location other than a school.

8 Approved Service Days After School Snack Programs must be regularly scheduled, following the regular school day (could be a program which meets weekly, or three times a week; does not have to be daily). Snacks cannot be claimed for reimbursement that are served on weekends, holidays, school breaks, or during summer vacation.

9 Snack – Meal Pattern Snacks must contain at least two of the four meal components (in the required amounts) milk8 fluid ounces fruit and/or vegetable¾ cup or 6 ounces meat/meat alternate1 ounce bread/grain1 serving

10 Eligibility Criteria Snacks: – Snack sites must be added to the site application on the CNP web-based program. – Regular Snack Program: site is < 50% FRP. – Area Eligible Snack Program: site is 50%. – October Building Data. – It is possible to serve snacks free of charge to students at sites < 50% by billing a grant.

11 Area Eligibility – Defined A site qualifies as area eligible if it is in the attendance area of a school which has at least 50% of its enrollment eligible for free or reduced-price meals. A school that qualifies as area eligible may also qualify any other school/site in the same attendance zone.

12 Area Eligibility, continued An Elementary, middle, or a high school may be used to qualify any other school in the same attendance zone.

13 Record Keeping Requirements The sponsor must maintain a snack production record to show meal pattern. A roster or sign-in sheet of participating children must be maintained. A point of service meal count must be maintained to show the number of snacks served. Two on-site reviews are required; one during the first four weeks of the program, and one prior to the end of the school year/snack program.

14 Reimbursement Area Eligible: All eligible snacks are reimbursed at the free rate $0.71 Regular: Snacks are reimbursed according to student eligibility free $0.71 reduced-price $0.35 paid $0.06

15 Program Sense You may receive reimbursement for providing a snack to children who are attending an afterschool program. Research has shown a correlation between adequate nutrition and a childs development and school performance.

16 Community Sense The community as a whole benefits from afterschool programs. Child have a safe place to go after school. Child are in a supervised setting. Children are helped with homework and skills. Child receive a snack, which helps hold them over until dinner.

17 Site Application

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23 Contact Information Please contact your assigned program specialist: OlympiaAngela Ruiz TacomaLinsey LaPlant EdmondsKari Lund YakimaPam Mahre SpokaneDebra Calhoun


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