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Recordkeeping Forms - These forms are used to document that meals meet program requirements.
New School Meal Requirments Newsletter Article - PDF
New School Meal Requirements Newsletter Article
USDA Resource Letter to Parents Template
USDA Resource - Letter to Parents Template - 09/26/12
USDA Fact Sheets - PDF
Fact Sheets from USDA Regarding Implementation of the New Meal Pattern Requirements - 10/02/12
Breakfast Meal Pattern Requirements - PDF
Breakfast Meal Pattern Requirement, SY 2014-15
Lunch Meal Pattern Requirements, SY 2012-13 - PDF
Lunch Meal Pattern Requirements, SY 2014-15
Vegetable Subgroup Chart - PDF
Vegetable Subgroups
USDA Quantity Recipes for Schools
USDA Quantity Recipes for Schools - The National Food Service Management Institute has posted all of USDA's quantity recipes for schools and child care.
Healthier Kansas Menus & Recipes
Healthier Kansas Menus & Recipes - The Healthier Kansas Menus are designed to help you meet the challenge of serving nutritious meals that will appeal to students. You can also use these menus to apply for the HealthierUS School Challenge.
Healthy Kansas Plate Poster - PDF
Healthy Kansas Plate Poster - To request a poster, email Jill Ladd at jladd@ksde.org.
Instructions on utilizing the Healthy Kansas Plate Poster - PDF
Instructions on utilizing the Healthy Kansas Plate Poster
USDA's Food Buying Guide for CNP
USDA's Food Buying Guide for Child Nutrition Programs
Nutrient Analysis Protocols
Nutrient Analysis Protocols: How to Analyze Menus for USDA's School Meals Programs - February 2014
Request to Use Enriched Pasta during School Year 2014-15
Request to Use Enriched Pasta during School Year 2014-2015 - June 2014
SP-47-2014 - PDF
SP 47-2014 - Flexibility for Whole Grain-Rich Pasta in School Years 2014-2015 and 2015-2016, 05/20/14
SP 45-2013 - PDF
SP 45-2013 - Updated Offer versus Serve Guidance for the National School Lunch program and School Breakfast Program in School Year 2013-2014, 06/13/13
SP 28-2013v2 - PDF
SP 43-2014 - Questions and Answers on The School Breakfast Program Meal Pattern in School Year 2014-15, 04/28/14
SP-10-2012 Q & A on Final Rule
SP-10-2012 - Revised: Questions & Answers on the Final Rule, "Nutrition Standards in the National School Lunch and School Breakfast Programs", 08/07/13
Recipe Conversion Calculator
Recipe Conversion Calculator for Cooking Measurement Conversions
 
Food Bar/Salad Bar
Food Bar & Salad Bar Recipes - MS Word
Recipes
Production Records - MS Excel
Production Records

 
Staff Training
Quick Train Modules - Short training modules (10 to 15 minutes) that can be used to train school food service professionals, including cashiers/monitors, how to identify a reimbursable meal.
Is This Meal Reimbursable? - Trainer Notes
Is This Meal Reimbursable-Lunch? Trainer Notes
Is This Meal Reimbursable? Presentation Slides
Is This Meal Reimbursable-Lunch? Presentation Slides
Note: For indepth training with hands-on activities, contact Cindy Johnson at cljohnson@ksde.org to schedule the 2-hour Is This Meal Reimbursable? class.

 

 
 
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