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Application Approval and Direct Certification Webinars - July 2016

2016-2017 Iowa Free and Reduced Price Application Materials-June 2016

2016 Manager Update Presentations

Reporting Nonprogram Food Costs:  How and Why - May 2016  

Smart Snacks and School Wellness Policies - April 2016

Elements of a Solicitation Document - April 2016

The webinar discusses the nine elements of a solicitation document. The advantages and disadvantages of types of contract that can be awarded is provided. The webinar provides a checklist of the required provisions be included in a solicitation document. Provisions to be included in the solicitation for a cost reimbursable contract is provided. The target audience for the webinar includes individuals who are involved in purchasing for Child Nutrition Programs (CNP) such as superintendents, business managers, and school foodservice directors.

USDA Foods DoD Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program SY 16-17 - April 2016

Kids in the Kitchen: Summer Food Service Program

What's New in School Nutrition Monthly Webinar - Menu Planning Resources - March 2016

USDA Foods Diverted Foods SY 16-17 – March 2016

Methods of Procurement - details on both the informal and formal methods

School Nutrition Association of Iowa Directors Meeting - February 2016

Healthy Schools - It's a Team Effort! Webinar 

  • Presentation Slides
  • Learn how to incorporate more nutrition education and physical activity into the school day

What's New in School Nutrition Monthly Webinar - PLE Tool Information -  February 2016

What's New in School Nutrition Monthly Webinar - USDA Professional Standards - January 2016 

Procurement - An Introduction  

Components of a Procurement Plan

Cafeteria Coaching Webinar

Financial Implications for School Nutrition Webcast

New Administrative Review Webinar SY 2015

Rise and Shine!  It’s Breakfast Time!  

Iowa School Meal Programs Web-based Tutorials -  Overview of School Meal Programs, Determining Eligibility, Food Bars, Food Buying Guide, Food Labels, Food Production Records, Food Safety, Verifying Eligibility, Food Service Management Company Contracting, Iowa USDA Foods, Meal Counting. Meal Pattern, Offer Versus Serve, School Wellness Policy, Smart Snacks in School, Standardized Recipes, and Team Nutrition


Civil Rights Training for Participating Organizations in Child Nutrition Programs

Documentation for Menu Planning Presentation

Iowa School Meal Programs Financial Report

IowaCNP Resources

RCCI Training ICN June 2010

Tip Sheets for Schools: Implementing Healthier Standards for Competitive Foods

Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP)


FY 2015 Center Application Renewal Webinar (2014)

Spend Smart Eat Smart in Childcare Webinar (2012)



CACFP Child Care Lessons for Staff Training

CACFP Healthy Menu Makeover Online Learning Module

CACFP Short Course - 2015

CACFP Nutrition and Physical Activity Card Sets

Steps to Success Workshops for Center Organizations Fiscal Year 2016

Civil Rights Training for Participating Organizations in Child Nutrition Programs

Emergency Preparedness Resources (2010)

Pass the Peaches, Please Child Care Resources (2013)

Smarter Mealtime Scorecard - CACFP

Spring into CACFP Success Workshop Resources (2014)

Printed from the Iowa Department of Education website on August 28, 2016 at 11:14am.