Education Events - School Meals
To view recordings and handouts of previously held webinars visit, Learning Tools.
This training will cover the SY 2016-2017 Iowa Application for Free and Reduced Price Meals, Direct Certification, E-Lookup, hawk-i, and an introduction to the Verification Process. We will show changes that have taken place for the new year; where to find application materials; plus review the application approval process which includes instructions on how to use ICAVES (Iowa Certification and Verification Excel Spreadsheet). ICAVES is a tool designed to assist LEAs in free and reduced price meal eligibility determination, verification selection, and verification tracking.
Monday, June 27 from 2-3pm - What’s New in School Nutrition Monthly Webinar-2016-2017 Iowa Free and Reduced Price Application Materials
- Monthly memo update
- Why a new application format?
- A look at the 2016-2017 Iowa Application for Free and Reduced Price School Meals/Milk
- Iowa’s Letter to Households and Instructions on How to Apply
- Approval of modified/scannable/online applications and/or notification letters
This presentation will also be presented at the SNAI convention. (The 2 hour Application Approval and Direct Certification Training Webinars will held in July)
Summer Short Course 2016 - Iowa Department of Education’s Bureau of Nutrition & Health Services and Iowa State University Extension and outreach are pleased to provide these continuing education workshops.
- June 16, 2016 - Manager's Update ($85) - Click here to register. Brown Deer Golf Club – Coralville, IA
- June 21, 2016 - ServSafe ($150) - Click here to register. Scheman Building – Ames, IA
- June 21, 2016 - Financial Management ($75) - Click here to register. Scheman Building – Ames, IA
- June 22, 2016 - HACCP 101 ($75) - Click here to register. Scheman Building – Ames, IA
- June 23, 2016 - Smarter Lunchrooms ($40) - Click here to register. Scheman Building – Ames, IA
- July 19-21, 2016 - New Manager's Orientation ($125) - Click here to register. Scheman Building – Ames, IA
- July 20-21, 2016 - Healthy Meals Workshop ($100) - Click here to register. Scheman Building – Ames, IA (Healthy School Meals Workshop Option will be from July 20-21 for those who have previously attended New Manager's Orientation)
Iowa School Nutrition Web-Based Tutorials (available 24/7)