Education Events - School Meals
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2016-2017 Application Approval and Direct Certification Webinar
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.
Tuesday, September 27, 2016 - 8:00am to Wednesday, September 28, 2016 - 12:00pm
This workshop will be held at the FFA Enrichment Center in Ankeny and facilitated by the Institute of Child Nutrition (ICN) and peer mentors (School Nutrition Directors) who have been trained by the ICN. There is no cost for this workshop because it is supported by a grant from USDA. Mileage and sub pay is available for participants as well as lodging reimbursement for up to $98 per night if needed.
Iowa School Nutrition Web-Based Tutorials (available 24/7)