Howard's News From MDE

Howard's News from MDE 051018

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