Nutrition and Wellness Programs

Administrative Handbook SY2014-15

The School-Based Child Nutrition Programs Administrative Handbook will be available to be downloaded as one complete document, or individual sections.

Complete Handbook - Coming Soon!

Administrative Handbook by Section

  • Cover Page and Table of Contents - Now Available!
  • Overview of Child Nutrition Programs - Now Available!
  • Menu Planning and Meal Pattern Requirements
  • Competitive Foods and A La Carte Sales
  • WINS Online Questionnaire, Reports, and Claims
  • Extending School Year Operating Days 
  • Amending Operating Days 
  • Electronic Direct Certification
  • Certification of Eligibility – Processing Household Eligibility Applications
  • Benefit Issuance and Meal Counting - Now Available!
  • Verification - Now Available!
  • Federal and State Regulations
  • Reviews - Now Available!
  • USDA Foods - Now Available!
  • Community Eligibility Provision (CEP) and Provisions 1, 2, & 3
  • Residential Child Care Institutions (RCCIs)

Administrative Handbook SY2013-14

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