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New Items 
There is an updated DCMP file available for July 2016.
New Items Analysis of Cash Resources Report Due
The deadline for submission of this report is October 31, 2016. Failure to submit this report by November 30, 2016 will result in your agency being placed on reimbursement hold.
New Items Sharing Aggregate Data and Disclosure
New Items SFAs Scheduled for Administrative Review in SY 2016-2017
2016 NYS Farm to School Program RFP
Proposals must be received by October 5, 2016 by 4:30 pm.
2017 Farm to School Grant Program Funding Request for Application
FY 2016 NSLP Equipment Assistance Grant for SFAs
Applications must be postmarked by October 12, 2016.
2016-2017 Reimbursement Rates (8/16)
SED Training Tracker Tool
All training hours must be logged and readily available upon request. SED has developed this Excel based training tracker that allows SFAs to track training by employees or by trainings.
Professional Hiring Standards for State and Local School Nutrition Programs Personnel (7/15)
Direct Certification Memo and Instructions (8/16)Direct Certification Memo and Instructions (8/16)
July SNAP and Medicaid data is now available for the Direct Certification Matching Process.
Updated Eligibility Manual (8/16)
2016-17 Adult/Student Selling Price Memo (8/16)
Summer Meals Sunshine Awards (7/16)
Community Eligibility Provision PowerPoint Guidance
Unpaid Meal Charges-Clarification on Collection of Delinquent Meal PaymentsUnpaid Meal Charges-Clarification on Collection of Delinquent Meal Payments
Unpaid Meal Charges-Local Meal Charge PoliciesUnpaid Meal Charges-Local Meal Charge Policies
Ensuring Year-long Eligibility in the School Lunch and School Breakfast Programs
Crediting Tofu and Soy Yogurt Products in the School Meal Programs
Early Implementation of Eligibility Carryover Period for Students Extension Option
The Use of Share Tables in Child Nutrition Programs (7/16)
2016-2017 Updated Policy Booklet Memo
Let's Do Lunch, Inc., dba Integrated Food Service, Voluntarily Recalls Certain Ready-To-Eat Sandwiches Because Of Possible Health Risk
2016-2017 Annual Renewal Instructions (6/16)
Information and Guidance Regarding Sharing Tables
2016-17 New SFA and RA Application Process (6/16)
The application and all required documents must be scanned and emailed to cn@nysed.gov, faxed or mailed to the Child Nutrition Office with the subject line New SFA or RA application.
Questions and Answers for Professional Standards
Guidance for Meaningful Access for Persons with Limited English Proficiency in School Meal Programs
2016-2017 Whole Grain Rich Waiver Memo
2016-2017 Food Service Management Company Prototype Contracts and Guidance
2016-2017 Paid Lunch Equity Memo
2016-17 Paid Lunch Equity (PLE) Tool
2016-2017 Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program for School Food Authorities
Buy American Provision (5/16)
2016-2017 Community Eligibility Provision (CEP) Application and Instructions (5/16)
2016 SFSP Annual Renewal is now available (4/16)
2016-2017 Breakfast Regulations and Exemption Requests Memo
2016-2017 NSLP Equipment Assistance Grants for SFAs
Child Nutrition Programs and Traditional Foods
Nonprogram Food Revenue Requirements
Nonprogram Revenue Tool
Update for the "And Justice for All" Posters
SY 2015-16 Program Addition Form (3/16)
Open enrollment for program additions only at this time. Please email the form and all required documents to cn@nysed.gov.
Compliance with and Enforcement of the Buy American Provision in the NSLP
School Meals Served in Alternative Meal Locations
FY 2015 Equipment Grant Awards (12/15)
2015-2016 Annual Self Review (12/15)
Disclosure Requirements for the Child Nutrition Programs (12/15)
Conflict of Interest/Less-Than-Arm's Length Transaction (11/15)
Revised Nondiscrimination Statement as well as The "And Justice for All Posters"
Letter from Deputy Under Secretary Katie Wilson and Sodium Infographic
Gov. Cuomo Announces $350,000 in Funding Available to Increase Use of Locally Grown Foods in Schools
Income Verification (9/15)
FY 2015 NSLP Equipment Assistance Grants (9/15)FY 2015 NSLP Equipment Assistance Grants (9/15)
Important: FY 2015 Equipment Grant applications must be post-marked by October 16, 2015.
DCMP Mandatory Reporting Memo (8/15)
Professional Standards Training Requirements (8/15)
2014-2015 Analysis of Cash Resources Report New DUE DATE SEPTEMBER 30, 2015 for all Nonpublic Schools, Charter Schools, RCCIs and Jails (8/15)2014-2015 Analysis of Cash Resources Report New DUE DATE SEPTEMBER 30, 2015 for all Nonpublic Schools, Charter Schools, RCCIs and Jails (8/15)
FFVP Grant Awards 2015-2016 (7/15)
2015-2016 Adult Selling Prices (7/15)
2015-2016 Policy Booklet Memo (12/15)
2015-2016 Annual Renewal Instructions (6/15)
2015-2016 Paid Lunch Equity (6/15)
Professional Standards - Final Rule (6/15)
Whole Grain Rich Exemption (3/15)
Appeal Procedures - National School Lunch Program (5/15)
Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program Grant 2015-2016
2015-2016 Community Eligibility Provision (CEP) Application and Instructions (4/15)
2015-2016 Breakfast Regulations and Exemption Requests Memo (4/15)
Guidance on Prohibition of Separation by Gender During Child Nutrition Program Meal Service (4/15)
2015-2016 PLE Exemption Request
Eligibility of Universal Pre-K
Smoothies Offered in the Child Nutrition Program (3/15)
Update on Display Case Orders (3/15)
Free Team Nutrition Resources (1/15)
Update on Display Case Orders (1/15)
USDA Foods OGS Memo (9/14)
NFSMI Financial Management Info System (8/14)
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Announcements

In accordance with Federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, the USDA, its Agencies, offices, and employees, and institutions participating in or administering USDA programs are prohibited from discriminating based on race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity in any program or activity conducted or funded by USDA. 

 

Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication for program information (e.g. Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language, etc.), should contact the Agency (State or local) where they applied for benefits.  Individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing or have speech disabilities may contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339.  Additionally, program information may be made available in languages other than English.

 

To file a program complaint of discrimination, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form, (AD-3027) found online at: http://www.ascr.usda.gov/complaint_filing_cust.html, and at any USDA office, or write a letter addressed to USDA and provide in the letter all of the information requested in the form. To request a copy of the complaint form, call (866) 632-9992. Submit your completed form or letter to USDA by:

 

(1)           mail: U.S. Department of Agriculture

Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights

1400 Independence Avenue, SW

Washington, D.C. 20250-9410;

 

(2)           fax: (202) 690-7442; or

 

(3)           email: program.intake@usda.gov.

 

This institution is an equal opportunity provider.

 

Los demas programas de asistencia nutricional del FNS, las agencias estatales y locales, y sus beneficiarios secundarios, deben publicar el siguiente Aviso de No Discriminacion:

 

De conformidad con la Ley Federal de Derechos Civiles y los reglamentos y politicas de derechos civiles del Departamento de Agricultura de los EE. UU. (USDA, por sus siglas en ingles), se prohibe que el USDA, sus agencias, oficinas, empleados e instituciones que participan o administran programas del USDA discriminen sobre la base de raza, color, nacionalidad, sexo, discapacidad, edad, o en represalia o venganza por actividades previas de derechos civiles en algn programa o actividad realizados o financiados por el USDA.

 

Las personas con discapacidades que necesiten medios alternativos para la comunicacion de la informacion del programa (por ejemplo, sistema Braille, letras grandes, cintas de audio, lenguaje de seas americano, etc.), deben ponerse en contacto con la agencia (estatal o local) en la que solicitaron los beneficios. Las personas sordas, con dificultades de audicion o discapacidades del habla pueden comunicarse con el USDA por medio del Federal Relay Service [Servicio Federal de Retransmision] al (800) 877-8339. Ademas, la informacion del programa se puede proporcionar en otros idiomas.

 

Para presentar una denuncia de discriminacion, complete el Formulario de Denuncia de Discriminacion del Programa del USDA, (AD-3027) que esta disponible en linea en: http://www.ocio.usda.gov/sites/default/files/docs/2012/Spanish_Form_508_Compliant_6_8_12_0.pdf. y en cualquier oficina del USDA, o bien escriba una carta dirigida al USDA e incluya en la carta toda la informacion solicitada en el formulario. Para solicitar una copia del formulario de denuncia, llame al (866) 632-9992. Haga llegar su formulario lleno o carta al USDA por:

 

(1)            correo: U.S. Department of Agriculture

Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights

1400 Independence Avenue, SW

Washington, D.C. 20250-9410;

 

(2)               fax: (202) 690-7442; o

 

(3)               correo electronico: program.intake@usda.gov.

 

Esta institucion es un proveedor que ofrece igualdad de oportunidades.

 


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