School Nutrition News from MDE

School Nutrition News from MDE 011719

In this Issue:  Child Nutrition Programs Administrative Memo No. 1, Partial Federal Government Shutdown, Community Eligibility Provision (CEP) Staff Change, School Wellness Award, Project Healthy Schools, Breakfast Grant Opportunity, An Opportunity to Showcase Breakfast, No Kid Hungry Webinars, Questions of the Week

School Nutrition News from MDE122018

In this Issue:  School Food Authority Verification Collection Report (SFA-VCR), 60-Day Claim Submission Deadline Requirements, Grant Opportunities for Salad Bars, December Monthly Training Topic, Happy Holidays

School Nutrition News from MDE 120618

In this Issue:  USDA Press Release, Reduced Price Meals, Positioon Openings - Michigan Department of Education, Position Opening at Beaver Island Community School, Reminder-Upcoming Events

School Nutrition News from MDE 113018

In this Issue: Unpaid Meal Charges Resources on USDA Website, Buy American Provision Requirements, Tuesday at 2 Webinar, Online Training Modules and Instructional Materials

School Nutrition News from MDE 111518

In this Issue: Administrative Review Webinars, Civil Rights Compliance Requirements

School Nutrition News from MDE 110218

In this Issue: Michigan Nutrition Data (Mind) System Security Update, Summer Food Service Program (SFSP) News, 2019 Show Us Your Tray Photo Contest, Tuesday at 2 Webinar

School Nutrition News from MDE Special Edition 101918

In this Issue:  National School Lunch Week

School Nutrition News from MDE 101218

In this Issue: School Nutrition Association of Michigan (SNAM) Annual Conference, Food Distribution Disaster Guide-Midwest Region, October Monthly Training Topic, Verification of Eligibility for School Meals, Reminder-Upcoming Events

School Nutrition News from MDE 100518

In this Issue: Tuesday at 2 Webinar, National School Lunch Week, Procurement Threshold Updates, Position Opening at the School Purchasing and Resource Consortium (SPARC), Nominations for the Turnip the Beet High Quality Meal Awards for the Summer Food Service Program, U.S. Apple Association Grant Program

School Nutrition News from MDE 090718

In this Issue: Targeted Training for School Nutrition Professionals, Tuesday at 2:00 Webinar-Direct Certification, Updated Menu Planner for School Meals - School Year 2018-2019 Now Available, Breakfast After the Bell Basics, New Team Nutrition Resource for Afterschool Programs Now Available, Cultivate Michigan Tour: Season Extensiion and Food Safety

School Nutrition News from MDE 083018

In this Issue: School Year 2018-2019 Food Service Administrative Memos, Carry Over Benefits, Direct Certification Release Dates, Employment Opportunnity, Building Healthny Communities, School Meals Program Reqjuirements Calendar, August Monthly Training Topic, Food Safety Tips to Keep Foodborne Illness Out of the Classroom

School Nutrition News from MDE 082318

In this Issue: National School Lunch Week, 1 Percent Flavored Milk Allowed Without Waiver Reminder, School Year 2017-2018 Resource Management Reviews Update, Federal Procurement Threshold Update, Team Nutrition Resources for the New School Year, Income Calculator

School Nutrition News from MDE 080918

In this Issue: Michigan Electronic Grants System Plus (MEGS+) Deadline Approaching, Outreach to Households on the Availability of the School Breakfast Program, Tuesday at 2 Webinar, Turnip the Beet Award

School Nutrition News from MDE 080218

In this Issue: National School Lunch Program Equipment Assistance Grant; A La Carte and Adult Pricing Worksheet - School Year 2018-2019

Howard's News from MDE 071618

In this issue: Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program (FFVP), Centers for Discese Control and Prevention (CDC)

Howard's News from MDE 061518

In this issue: School Year 2018-2019 Free and Reduced Price Meals Application, Community Eligibility Provision (CEP), June Monthly Training Topics, Summer Food Service Program (SFSP) Newsletter, School Meals Overview Training (SMOT)

Howard's News from MDE 060518

In this Issue: New Phone Numbers for School Nutrition Programs, Community Eligibility Provision CEP) Intent to Participate Deadline, 2019 National School Lunch Program Equipment Assistance Grant, Meet Up and Eat Up, Summer Food Service Program (SFSP), SFSP Calendar of Events, Food Safety Basics for the SFSP Training, Professional Standards Training Tracker Tool Webinar, Upcoming Webinar - 10 Cents a Meal: Tips for Being a Strong Applicant and Grantee

Howard's News from MDE 051018

In this Issue: Income Eligibility Guidelines for School Year 2028-2019, Important Information Regarding Whole Grain-Rich (WGR) and Flavored Milk Exemptions for SY 2018-2019, Non-Discriminationn Statement (NDS), 2018 MDE-SNAM June Conference, Tuesday at 2 Webinar, Sharing Information

Howard's News from MDE 042618

In this Issue: School Year 2018-2019 Prototype Application for Free and Reduced Price School Meals, Summer Food Service Program (SFSP) Application, SFSP Newsletter, Turnip the Beet Awards, Tuesday at 2 Webinar, Farm to School Education and Marketing Webinars, Building Healthy Communities:  Step Up for School Wellness Grant, Michigan STEPS  Wellness Challenge,

Howard's News from MDE 041818

In this Issue: Michigan Electronic Grant Systems-Plus (MEGS+) Security Level, Michigan Learning Connection Summit, MDE CACFP and Preschool Meal Patterns: Grain-Based Desserts, Administrative Memo No. 9, Tuesday at 2 Webinar

Howard's News from MDE 040518

In this Issue: 2018 MDE-SNAM June Conference, Procurement Practices, Paid Lunch Equity, Summer Food Service Program (SFSP), Tuesday at 2 Teleconference, Monthly Training Topic, Local School Wellness Policy

Howard's News from MDE 032218

In this Issue: This is Your Year for Healthier Habits!, Summer food Service Program (SFSP) Operational Trainings, Healthy Changes in the Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP), 10 Cents A Meal for School Kids & Farms

Howard's News from MDE 031418

In this Issue: Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program (FFVP), USDA Professional Standards Training Tracker Tool, School Meals Overview Training (SMOT), Muskegon Area Farm to School Program, USDA Press Release

Howard's News from MDE 030118

In this Issue: HealthierUS School Challenge (HUSSC) Ending, March Monthly Training Topic, Pre-School Meal Sponsors: Serving Meat and Meat Alternates at Breakfast - Webinar

Howard's News from MDE 022218

In this Issue: National School Breakfast Week (NSBW), Assistant Director for Office of Health and Nutrition Services (OHNS), Food Crediting in Child Nutrition Programs, School Grants Now Available for Michigan Schools, Action for Healthy Kids (AFHK) Every Kid Healthy Week, All About Food: Farm to Fork Conference 

Howard's News from MDE 021518

In this Issue: Learning Summit, Summer Food Service Program (SFSP) Newsletters, Snow Days Without Breakfast, School Meals Overview Training (SMOT), Tuesday at 2 Teleconference, Michigan Health and Wellness 4 x 4 Partners, Chef Ann Foundation

Howard's News from MDE 020818

In this Issue: February Monthly Training topic, Tuesday at 2 Teleconference, Summer Food Service Program Reimbursement Rates, Join Our STEPS Wellness Challenge, Produce Safety Requirements and Training Needs Survey, USDA's SuperTracker News

Howard's News from MDE 013118

In this Issue: Can you Help Hungry Children this Summer?, Counting Instructional Time When Lunch is Served, Food Buying Guide for Child Nutrition Programs Mobile App, Shelby Public Schools, School Meals Overview Training (SMOT) Registration Open for both August 2018 Trainings, Tuesday at 2 Teleconference, Targeted Training

Howard's News from MDE 011818

In this Issue:  New Director, Parent Dashboard, Save the Date: Michigan 2018 June Nutrition Conference, Employment Opportunities, Community Eligibility Program (CEP) Claims, School Food Authority Verification Collection Report (SFA-VCR), 25-Year Service Award, Tuesday at 2 Teleconference, School Meals Overview Training (SMOT), Summer Food Service Program (SFSP) Operational Trainings, Processing USDA Foods: It all Begins with the Menu Educast, SNAM Annual Industry Conference, Invitation to Cultivate Michigan Marketplace Events

Howard's News from MDE 12-21-17

In this Issue: Sample Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) Menus, CACFP Make Today a Try Day, Tuesday at 2 Conference Call, Food and Nutrition Service Request for Information-Food Crediting in Child Nutrition Programs, HealthierUS School Challenge, Michigan Fitness Foundation, Get Out and Grow Garden Sweepstakes

Howard's News From MDE 12-07-17

In this Issue: Community Eligibility Provision (CEP) and Direct Certification with Medicaid, Team Nutrition, Self-Monitoring Reviews, Professional Standards, Monthly Training Topic, Monthly Training Topic No. 2, Attendance Factor

Howard's News From MDE 10-26-2017

In this Issue: Smarter Lunchrooms, Signage, Portion Control, Farm to School Grants, Medicaid Direct Certification, Reminder to Access the Direct Certification Report, CACFP 01-2018 Grain Requirements, CACFP 02-2018 Feeding Infants and Meal Pattern Requirements, School Program (SP) 01-2018 Updated Infant and Preschool Meal Patterns, Detroit Public School Community District Nutrition Director Position.

Howard's News From MDE 09-28-2017

In this Issue: 6 Cent Certification, 30 Day Carryover Clarification, Direct Certification, School Meal Overview Trainings (SMOT), Undeniably Dairy Virtual Field Trip, Tuesday at 2, Steps Challenge Wellness Program, Non-Dairy Beverage Tool, The Farm to School Roadmap; A Michigan Farm to School Training

Howard's News From MDE 09-07-2017

In this Issue: Cash Management System (CMS) Deadline, Fiscal Responsibility, School Meals Overview Trainings (SMOT), Professional Standards, Community Eligibility Provision (CEP) Estimator Tool, Benefit Issuance, Free and Reduced-Price Income Calculator Tool, Tuesday at 2, Recipe for Success