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Recordkeeping Forms - These forms are used to document that meals meet program requirements.
New School Meal Requirements Newsletter Article
USDA Resource - Letter to Parents Template - 09/26/12
Fact Sheets from USDA Regarding Implementation of the New Meal Pattern Requirements - 10/02/12
Breakfast Meal Pattern Requirement, SY 2013-14
Lunch Meal Pattern Requirements, SY 2013-14
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 - 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
Instructions on utilizing the Healthy Kansas Plate Poster
USDA's Food Buying Guide for Child Nutrition Programs
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 - Questions and Answers on The School Breakfast Program Meal Pattern in School Year 2013-14, 06/13/13
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 for Cooking Measurement Conversions
Food Bar/Salad Bar
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-Lunch? Trainer Notes
Is This Meal Reimbursable-Lunch? Presentation Slides
Is This Meal Reimbursable-Breakfast? Trainer Notes
Is This Meal Reimbursable-Breakfast? Presentation Slides
Note: For indepth training with hands-on activities, contact Cindy Johnson at email@example.com to schedule the 2-hour Is This Meal Reimbursable? class.