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Additional Program Requirements

Buy American Provision

Local School Wellness Policy

Professional Standards


Direct Certification

School Meals and Summer EBT Application

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

School Meal Eligibility

Supplemental Nutrition Eligibility


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

Basics on Reducing Sodium

Food Safety

Meal Patterns

Meal Pattern Comparison Chart

Preschool Meal Patterns - MDE Sample

Production Records

Seven Cents Certification Materials/Meal Component Tools


Smart Snacks in Schools

Vegetarian Diets

MDE Help

Food Service Contracts/Procurement

School Nutrition Program Analyst Territories and Contact Information

School Nutrition Program Contact List

Special Programs

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