The School Nutrition Programs Administrative Handbook is available to be downloaded as one complete document, or individual sections.
Administrative Handbook by Section
- Cover Page and Table of Contents
- Overview of Child Nutrition Programs
- Menu Planning and Meal Pattern Requirements
- USDA Smart Snacks in Schools
- WINS Online Questionnaire, Reports and Claims – WINS Questionnaire Instructions!
- Electronic Direct Certification
- Certification of Eligibility – Processing Household Eligibility Applications
- Benefit Issuance and Meal Counting
- Federal and State Regulations
- USDA Foods
- Community Eligibility Provision (CEP) and Provisions 1, 2, & 3
- Residential Child Care Institutions (RCCIs)