Johnny Key

Commissioner of Education

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CN Related Commissioner's Memos

  • CNU-18-048: Child Nutrition Free/Reduced Price Meal Application, Income Guidelines, Forms and Letters for the 2018-2019 School Year
  • CNU-18-047: Child Nutrition Renewal Agreement and Policy Statement for the 2018-2019 School Year
  • FIN-18-044: Classified Employee Minimum Hourly Wage for 2018-2019
  • COM-18-060: Classified School Employees with Paid Breaks and FLSA
  • COM-18-059: Contracting with Family/Household Members of Employees Under Ark. Code Ann. § 6-24-107
  • CNU-18-046: 2018 Child Nutrition Directors' Conference
  • CNU-18-045: Community Eligibility Provision (CEP) Election Procedures
  • CNU-18-044: Paid Lunch Equity Requirements for School Year 2018-19
  • CNU-18-043: Child Health Advisory Committee Recommendations: SY 2018-19 Maximum Portion Size List
  • CNU-18-042: 2018 Child Nutrition Directors Certification Training
  • CNU-18-041: April Digital Learning: Identified Student Population (ISP) Reporting; Planning for Your Renewal Agreement; Community Eligibility Provision (CEP) Election; Receiving Procedures and Bid Reminders
  • CNU-18-040: Identified Student Population Reporting
  • CNU-18-039: 2018 Child Nutrition Managers Certification Training
  • CNU-18-038: March Distance Learning: Required Student Reporting, Crediting, Recipe Adjustment, CN labels and Formulation Statements, Director’s Conference
  • CNU-18-037: Procurement Policy Requirement for Child Nutrition Programs: Written Code of Conduct for Employees Involved in Procurement in Child Nutrition Programs
  • CNU-18-036: Milk Substitutions in Child Nutrition Programs
  • CNU-18-035:  APSCN Financial Expenditure Codes for School Food Authorities using Contracted Services in Child Nutrition Programs
  • CNU-18-034: 2018 Team Up for School Nutrition Success Retreat
  • CNU-18-033: Funding Opportunity - Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program SY 2018-2019
  • CNU-18-032: Guidance Regarding Act 575 and Child Nutrition Allowable Expenses
  • CNU-18-031: Summer Feeding Programs
  • CNU-18-030: National School Breakfast Week
  • CNU-18-029: Severe Need Breakfast Funding for School Year 2018-19 Application Due Now
  • CNU-18-028: February Digital Learning: Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program Application Process, Summer Meals, Severe Need, Reevaluate Your Recipes Part 1,Updates from No Kid Hungry and Summer Training Updates
  • CNU-18-027: December Digital Learning: Food Safety & Sanitation and Best Practices
  • CNU-18-026: Assessing Proposed Costs for Nutrition Education and Marketing Materials
  • CNU-18-025: Policy Updates on Modifications to Accommodate Disabilities in the School Meals Programs
  • CNU-18-024: 2018 Nutrition Education Poster Contest
  • CNU-18-023: Statements Supporting Accommodations for Children with Disabilities in the School Meal Programs
  • CNU-18-022: Monitoring a Food Management Company Contract
  • CNU-18-021: Wellness Committee Responsibilities
  • CNU-18-020: National School Lunch Program Verification Collection Report
  • CNU-18-019: Benefits of Collecting Free and Reduced-Price Meal Applications
  • CNU-18-017: November Digital Learning: Smarter Lunchroom Movement, SNA Poster Contest, New Web-based Food Buying Guide, CNU Online Claims, Procurement Tool Changes
  • CNU-18-016: Regulations and Processes Impacting the Payment of the Child Nutrition Claims for Reimbursement
  • CNU-18-015: National School Lunch Program (NSLP) Equipment Assistance Grants - Fiscal Year 2017
  • CNU-18-014: Registration of Food Service Management Companies
  • CNU-18-013: Procurement of Food Service Management Companies
  • CNU-18-012: Change in Arkansas Small Purchase Threshold for School Food Authorities beginning July 31, 2017
  • CNU-18-011: October Digital Learning: Procurement Requirements and Accommodating Children with Disabilities in School Meals Programs
  • FIN-18-013: Indirect Cost Rates for Fiscal Year 2017-18
  • FIN-18-012: Required Data Submission for 2018 -19 Indirect Cost Rate
  • CNU-18-010: September Digital Learning: Verification, Cycle 2 Reporting, Equipment Grant, National School Lunch Week, CACFP Meal Pattern
  • CNU-18-009: Compliance with and Enforcement of the Buy American Provision in the Child Nutrition Programs
  • CNU-18-008: Accommodating Children with Disabilities in the School Meal Programs – Guidance Released from USDA
  • CNU-18-007: The New Web-based Interactive Food Buying Guide
  • CNU-18-006: Grain- Based Desserts in the Child and Adult Care Food Program
  • CNU-18-005: Flexibility for Co-Mingled Preschool Meals; Questions and Answers
  • CNU-18-004: Celebrate National School Lunch Week October 9-13, 2017
  • CNU-18-003: Reimbursement Rates SY 2017-2018
  • CNU-18-002: Eligibility Manual for School Meals, Revised, July 2017
  • COM-18-002: Act 1118 of 2017 - Concurrent Credit
  • CNU-18-001: August 2017 Digital Learning: Determining Free and Reduced Price Meal Eligibility 2017-2018 SY
  • CNU-17-054: Menu Planning Flexibility: Exemption Options for Whole Grain Rich and Fat Free (Skim) Milk for SY 2017-18
  • FIN-17-047 : Classified Employee Minimum Hourly Wage for 2017-2018
  • CNU-17-053: Menu Planning Flexibility: Sodium Target 1 to Remain in Effect for SY 2017-18
  • CNU-17-052: Child Nutrition Directors' Conference
  • CNU-17-051: Policy Updates on Modifications to Accommodate Disabilities in the School Meals Programs
  • CNU-17-050: Community Eligibility Provision (CEP) Elections Procedures
  • CNU-17-049: Child Nutrition Renewal Agreement and Policy Statement for the 2017-2018 School Year
  • CNU-17-048: Web-Based Free and Reduced Price Meal Applications
  • CNU-17-046: Exam Fee Reductions and Waivers for Students in CEP Schools
  • CNU-17-045: 2017 Child Nutrition Directors Certification Training
  • CNU-17-043: Child Health Advisory Committee Recommendations: SY 2017-2018 Maximum Portion Size List
  • CNU-17-040: Community Eligibility Provision (CEP) Reporting
  • CNU-17-039: Summer Feeding Programs
  • CNU-17-038: Wellness Policies: Meeting Requirements of the Triennial Assessment
  • CNU-17-037: 2017 Team Up for School Nutrition Success Retreat
  • CNU-17-036: Paid Lunch Equity Guidance and Tool for 2017-2018 School Year
  • CNU-17-035: 2017 Child Nutrition Manager Training
  • CNU-17-034: National School Breakfast Week and Breakfast Outreach Requirements
  • CNU-17-033: Funding Opportunity – Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program SY 2017-2018
  • CNU-17-031: School Year 2017-2018 Severe Need Breakfast Reimbursement Intent Application and District Decision to Opt Out Form
  • CNU-17-030: Child Nutrition Administrative Review Required Public Notification
  • CNU-17-028: USDA Special Provisions for Student Feeding
  • CNU-17-027: Wellness Policies: Tips for Addressing Policies for Food and Beverage Marketing
  • CNU-17-025: Local Meat and Eggs Guide for Child Nutrition Programs
  • CNU-17-024: Unpaid Meal Charges: Questions and Answers (Q&A) and USDA Guidance
  • CNU-17-020: Required On-Site Review of Child Nutrition Programs including Revised On-Site Review Form
  • CNU-17-019: Child Nutrition Monitoring of Vending Machines
  • CNU-17-018: Micro-purchase Procurement Method in Child Nutrition Programs, Updated
  • CNU-17-017: October Digital Learning: Understanding Child Nutrition Procurement Regulations
  • CNU-17-016: Wellness Policy Requirements: Updates from USDA Final Rule
  • CNU-17-013: Wellness Committee Responsibilities: A Joint Memo from ADE Child Nutrition and School Health Services
  • CNU-17-010: Tools for Arkansas Schools – Smart Snacks, Wellness, and Best Practices for Child Nutrition
  • COM-17-037: Classified School Employees with Paid Breaks/Duty-Free Lunches and FLSA
  • CNU-17-009: NEW Requirement - Procurement Review of Child Nutrition Programs
  • CNU-17-003: Unpaid Meal Charges: Local Meal Charge Policy and Clarification on Collection of Delinquent Meal Payments
  • CNU-17-001: Meaningful Access for Persons with Limited English Proficiency (LEP) in the School Meal Programs: Guidance and Questions and Answers (Q&A)
  • CNU-16-046: How to Operate a “Self-Sustaining” Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program
  • CNU-16-044: Smart Snacks in Arkansas Schools: Providing, Selling, and “9 Special Event Days”
  • CNU-16-043: Healthy Snacks for Designated Testing Days
  • CNU-16-033: Guidance on Food Donation in Child Nutrition Programs
  • CNU-16-019: Revised Nondiscrimination Statement and Required Posting Information and Deadlines
  • CNU-16-010: Year to Date Financial Reports Available On Line
  • CNU-16-004: State Agency (SA) Prior Approval Process for School Food Authority (SFA) Equipment Purchases
  • FIN-15-050: Farm to School and School Garden Expenses
  • FIN-15-048: Enhancing the School Food Safety Program
  • FIN-15-044: School Food Service Account Revenue from the Sale of Non-Program Foods
  • FIN-15-041: On-line Fees in School Meals Programs

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