The John C. Stalker Institute
of Food and Nutrition

at Framingham State University

2015 Nuts & Bolts of School Nutrition Programs

Dates: August 4, 5, 6 2015
The McCarthy Center Forum
at Framingham State University

A three-day program designed for Massachusetts school nutrition directors to strengthen their knowledge of school nutrition program requirements. Education specialists from the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education, Office for Nutrition, Health, and Safety Programs will provided essential training on meal benefit issuance, resource management and food service operations.

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August 4thAugust 5thAugust 6th

Handouts: August 4

Direct Certification Process
Kevin Dawson, Ebonique Faria, Jheanell West
Meal Benefit Application Process
Khalia Smith, Cindy Sarapas
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Verification Process — Direct Verification & Paper Process
Kevin Dawson, Ebonique Faria, Jheanell West
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Handouts: August 5

Meal Counting and Claiming
Amanda Chisholm & Doreen Iovanna
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Financial Management, Procedures, Reports and Recordkeeping
Pete McLoughlin & Rumiana Bardarova
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Procurement
Bridget Ziniti
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Application Renewal
Kerry Callahan

Handouts: August 6

An Introduction to USDA Foods
Marion Browning
School Lunch Meal Pattern
Linda Fischer, Lisa Lao, Julianna Valcour
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Using Grains in School Nutrition Programs
Linda Fischer, Lisa Lao, Julianna Valcour
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School Breakfast Meal Pattern
Linda Fischer, Lisa Lao, Julianna Valcour
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2015 - 2016 Nuts & Bolts of School Nutrition Programs
Ongoing Training Series

Are you looking to increase your knowledge about and ability to implement the USDA National School Lunch and School Breakfast Programs? This training series will provide you with the vital information and skills to improve program operations. Opportunities throughout the year will include both in-person and online sessions. Those who complete the entire series will receive recognition at the Healthy Kids, Healthy Programs Summit in May 2016 and a letter of recognition will be sent to your school leadership.