Resources

 

Eligibility/Applications

Counting and Claiming

Direct Certification

Free and Reduced-Price School Meals Application

School Lunch, Breakfast, AfterSchool Snack Meals Served/Payments Fact Sheet 

School Meal Eligibility

Supplemental Nutrition Eligibility

Verification

School Year 2021-2022 Planning

SNP 2022 MEGS+ Application Site Page Instructions

Seamless Summer Option (SSO) Checklist 

Farm to School

10 cents a Meal

Michigan Farm to School

 

Food Service/Food Safety Recommendations During the Pandemic

What School Nutrition Professionals and Volunteers at Schools Need to Know - CDC Guidelines

Team Nutrition Resources for Meal Service During COVID-19 - USDA FNS

Food Safety Resources - MDE Resource Sheet

Personal Protective  Equipment - CDC Guidelines

Using Masks - World Health Organization

Mask Recommendations - MDHHS (as of May 10, 2021)

Staff Screening Checklist - Oakland County Health Department

Find Your Local Health Department - Michigan Association of Local Public Health (MALPH)

 

Increasing Meal Participation

Back-to-School Meal Service - Lunch Assist

Directors' Best Practices Conference- School Nutrition Association

School Nutrition Outreach Toolkit - Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction

Strategies to Increase Meal Participation - No Kid Hungry

School Meals Marketing Toolkit- No Kid Hungry

Safe, Nutritious School Meals Flyer - School Nutrition Association

 

Menus and Food

All About Milk in the NSLP

Food Safety

Meal Patterns

Meal Pattern Comparison Chart

Preschool Meal Patterns - MDE Sample

Production Records

Six Cents Certification Materials/Meal Component Tools

Signage

Smart Snacks in Schools

 

MDE Help

Food Service Contracts/Procurement

School Nutrition Program Analyst Territories and Contact Information

School Nutrition Program Contact List

 

School Year 20-21 Planning‚Äč

Elevating School Meals - Checklist

Blended Feeding Options

Fall Meal Considerations - Texas Food and Nutrition Division

Meal Serving Options

Meal Eating Options

Meal Service Resources - No Kid Hungry

Updated Sponsor Program Integrity Plan Template

School Year (SY) 2020-2021 Planning Q & A

School Year (SY) 2020-2021 Planning Q & A Part 2

Resources

Transitional Menu Planning Tool from Texas Food and Nutrition Division

Safe, Nutritious School Meals - School Nutrition Association

 

Special Programs

Local School Wellness Policy

Professional Standards

Residential Child Care Institutions (RCCIs) In Michigan School Nutrition Programs

Special Milk Program

 

Helpful Groups

Action for Healthy Kids

Institute of Child Nutrition (formerly National Food Service Management Institute (NFSMI))

School Nutrition Association(SNA)

School Nutrition Association of Michigan (SNAM)

Michigan Farm to School