Arkansas Department of Education August Distance Learning: Determining Free and Reduced Price Meal Benefits

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Memo Number
CNU-19-001
Memo Date
7/12/2018
Memo Type
Informational
Unit
Child Nutrition
Regulatory Authority
7 CFR 245
Response Required
NO
Attention
Superintendents; Principals

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ATTENTION:  CO-OP DIRECTORS; CHILD NUTRITION DIRECTORS, CHILD NUTRITION MANAGERS AND DISTRICT DETERMINING OFFICIALS

 

A three-hour Digital Learning workshop will be presented on Thursday, August 2, 2018, from 1:00 – 4:00 pm.  This workshop will address determining Free and Reduced Price meal benefits for students in the National School Lunch and School Breakfast programs as well as free meal eligibility through direct certification (SNAP) and categorical eligibility.  All district personnel who are involved in this process are strongly urged to attend this important workshop.

 

REGISTRATION

 

The ZOOM link to use for this month’s digital learning is:

https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_lbbjpZ77TLmc9H8ssVq1VA

 

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

Guy Fenter

Room 1

Branch

479-965-2191

Ozarks Unlimited Resource OUR

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

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, July 30, 2018.

 

Required Handout:

 

USDA Eligibility Manual for School Meals, July 2017

SY 2018-2019 Free and Reduced Price Meal Application Packet

 

Handouts may be printed by going to the Arkansas Department of Education website: http://www.arkansased.gov/divisions/child-nutrition-unit/training/digital-education

 

For questions regarding the workshop content please contact your program Area Specialist by email or call 501-324-9502. 

 

For questions regarding the site participation please contact Stephanie Alsbrook at Stephanie.Alsbrook@arkansas.gov or call (501) 324-9502.

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