Arkansas Department of Education February Digital Learning: Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program Application Process, Food Safety and Sanitation, Buy American, Severe Need, Updates from No Kid Hungry and Summer Training Updates

Memo Information

Memo Number
CNU-17-029
Memo Date
1/23/2017
Memo Type
Informational
Section
Child Nutrition
Regulatory Authority
NA
Response Required
NO
Attention
Superintendents; Principals

Contact Information

Memo Text

 ATTENTION:  CO-OP DIRECTORS, CHILD NUTRITION DIRECTORS, AND CHILD NUTRITION MANAGERS

 

A three-hour Digital Learning workshop will be presented on February 2, 2017, 1:00 – 4:00 pm.  This workshop will address:

 

·       Updates from No Kid Hungry

·       The application process for the Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program SY 2017-18

·       Food Safety and Sanitation- Time, Temperature and Receiving protocol

·       Buy American Updates

·       Severe Need

·       and Summer Training Updates.

 

REGISTRATION

The Arkansas Department of Education (ADE), Child Nutrition Unit (CNU) is now utilizing a software technology program called ZOOM for all Child Nutrition distance learning workshops.  Child Nutrition Directors will receive an email from ADE/CNU Director Suzanne Davidson with the ZOOM registration link.  Please watch for this important email.

The following Educational Cooperatives will host this workshop:

 

EDUCATIONAL COOPERATIAVE

LOCATION

DISTRICT

CONTACT TELEPHONE NUMBER

Arch Ford

Room 1

Plumerville

501-354-2269

Arkansas River

Room 1

Pine Bluff

870-534-6129

Arkansas Public School Resource Center

Suite 315

Little Rock

501-492-4300

Crowley’s Ridge

Room 2

Harrisburg

870-578-5426

Dawson

Room 1

Arkadelphia

870-246-2813

DeQueen/Mena

DM #1

Gillham

870-386-2251

Great Rivers

Instructional Bldg.

West Helena

870-338-6461

OUR Coop

Room 2

Harrison

870-743-9100

Northcentral

Room 1

Melbourne

870-368-7955

Northeast

Room 1

Walnut Ridge

870-886-7717

Northwest

Room 1

Farmington

479-267-7450

South Central

Room 2

Camden

870-836-2213

Southeast

Room 1

Monticello

870-367-6848

Southwest

Lab 2

Hope

870-777-3076

Western

Room 1

Branch

479-965-2191

Wilbur D. Mills

Room 2

Beebe

501-882-5467

         

Training will be cancelled at any site that does not have a registered participant by the deadline date Monday, January 30, 2017.

 

Required Handout:

Handouts may be printed by going to the Arkansas Department of Education website: http://www.arkansased.gov/.  Once on the website click on the letter “C” and find Child Nutrition Unit.  Once the Child Nutrition Unit homepage is displayed, click on “Training” in the column on the right side of the screen.  Then click “Distance Education” in the column to the right.  Handouts will be posted there.

 

For questions regarding the workshop content please contact Myia McBride at myia.mcbride@arkansas.gov or Vicki Hill at vicki.hill@arkansas.gov, or call at 501-324-9502.

 

For questions regarding the site participation please contact Wynona Bryant-Williams at Wynona.J.Bryant-Williams@arkansas.gov or call (501) 324-9502.

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