Memos

SP #
CACFP #
SFSP #
HNS #
Memo Title
SP 01-2016 CACFP 01-2016 SFSP 01-2016 Procuring Local Meat, Poultry, Game, and Eggs for Child Nutrition Programs
SP 02-2016 CACFP 02-2016 SFSP 02-2016 Questions and Answers on the Transition to and Implementation of 2 CFR Part 200
SP 03-2016 CACFP 03-2016 SFSP 03-2016 Procurement Standards and Resource Management Requirements related to Franchise Agreements
SP 04-2016 CACFP 04-2016 SFSP 04-2016 Local Agency Procurement Reviews: School Year 2015-2016
SP 05-2016 SFSP 05-2016 Meal Service Requirements in the Summer Meal Programs, with Questions and Answers
SP 06-2016 SFSP 06-2016 Promoting Nutrition in Summer Meal Programs, with Best Practices
SP 07-2016 SFSP 07-2016 Local Foods and Related Activities in Summer Meal Programs, with Questions and Answers
SFSP 08-2016 Summer Food Service Program Questions and Answers
SP 09-2016 Paid Lunch Equity: School Year 2016-2017 Calculations and Tool
SP 09-2016a Paid Lunch Equity: School Year 2016-2017 – Attachment
SP 11-2016 Release of the FNS-828 Paid Lunch Price Data for School Year 2014-2015
SP 11-2016a Release of the FNS-828 Paid Lunch Price Data for School Year 2014-2015 – Attachment
SP 12-2016 CACFP 05-2016 SFSP 09-2016 Guidance of Competitive Procurement Standards for Program Operators
SP 14-2016 Flexibility for CEP Certification Document Review during SY 2015-2016 Administrative Reviews
Sp 15-2016 Community Eligibility Provision: State Agency Procedures to Ensure Identified Student Percentage Accuracy
SP 15-2016a1 ISP Worksheet for LEAs – Attachment 1
SP 15-2016a2 State Agency ISP Checklist – Attachment 2
SP 16-2016 CACFP 06-2016 SFSP 10-2016 Disclosure Requirements for the Child Nutrition Programs
SP 19-2016 Community Eligibility Provisions: Guidance and Updated Q&As
SP 20-2016 Nonprofit School Food Service Account Nonprogram Food Revenue Requirements
SP 22-2016 Community Eligibility Provision: Planning and Implementation Guidance
SP 22-2016a Community Eligibility Provision: Planning and Implementation Guidance- Attachment
HNS 01- 2016 Introducing a New Unit in Our Division
HNS 02-2016 SFSP Program Year 2016 Application
SP 24-2016 Compliance with and Enforcement of the Buy American Provision in the National School Lunch Program
SP 26-2016 Community Eligibility Provision: Annual Notification and Publication Requirements
CACFP 07-2016 Fiscal Year (FY) 2016 Reallocation of Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) Audit Funds
SP 28-2016 CACFP 09-2016 SFSP 11-2016 Food and Drug Administration Requirements for Vending Machines
HNS 03-2016 Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program Grant Application Now Available
SP 30-2016 Extension of the Deadline for Local Educational Agencies to Elect the Community Eligibility Provision for School Year 2016-17
HNS 04-2016 Annual Public Notification and Data Submission for all LEAs – Community Eligibility Provision
SP 32-2016 Additional Yield Information for School Meals
SP 32-2016a Additional Yield Information for School Meals – Attachment
SP #
CACFP #
SFSP #
HNS #
Memo Title
SP 02-2015 Online Fees in the School Meal Programs
SP 03-2015(v2) Paid Lunch Equity: School Year 2015-2016 Calculations and Tool
SP 03-2015a(v2) Paid Lunch Equity: School Year 2015-2016 – Attachment
CACFP 01-2015 SFSP 01-2015 Duration of Income Eligibility Determinations: Guidance and Q&As
CACFP 02-2015 Child and Adult Care Food Program – Role and Requirements of Administrative Review Officials
SP 06-2015 Farm to School and School Garden Expenses
SP 08-2015 Updated E-Rate Guidance for Schools Electing Community Eligibility
SP 10-2015 CACFP 04-2015 SFSP 03-2015 Area Eligibility in Child Nutrition Programs
SP 11-2015(v2) CACFP 10-2015 SFSP 13-2015 CN Labels Copied with a Watermark Acceptable Documentation
SFSP 04-2015 Rural Designations in the Summer Food Service Program – Revised
SP 13-2015 SFSP 05-2015 Summer Meal Programs Meal Service Requirements Q&As (v.2)
SFSP 06-2015 Categorical Eligibility in the Summer Food Service Program
CACFP 05-2015 SFSP 07-2015 Health and Safety Inspection Requirements
SP 14-2015 SFSP 08-2015 Demonstration Project for Non-Congregate Feeding for Outdoor Summer Meal Sites Experiencing Excessive Heat with Q&As
SFSP 09-2015 Summer Food Service Program Waiver Request Guidance and Protocol
SFSP 10-2015 Summer Food Service Program Questions and Answers 2014
SP 16-2015 Community Eligibility Provision: Guidance and Updated Q&As
HNS 01-2015 SFSP Program Year 2015 Application and Program Announcement
HNS 02-2015 CACFP Application Approval for Fiscal Year 2015
SP 19-2015 Paid Lunch Equity: Guidance for School Years 2015-2016 and 2016-2017
SP 20-2015 Requests for Exemption from the School Meals’ Whole Grain-Rich Requirement for School Years 2014-2015 and 2015-2016
SP 23-2015 Release of the FNS-828 Paid Lunch Price Data for School Years 2012-2013 and 2013-2014
SP 23-2105a 2012-2013 Attachment: Release of the FNS-828 Paid Lunch Price Data (Excel)
SP 23-2015b 2013-2014 Attachment: Release of the FNS-828 Paid Lunch Price Data (Excel)
CACFP 08-2015s Assessing Costs in the Child and Adult Care Food Program (includes attachment)
SFSP 11-2015s Assessing Costs in the Summer Food Service Program (includes attachment)
SP 24-2015 Community Eligibility Provision: Annual Notification and Publication Requirements
SP 24-2015a Attachment: Community Eligibility Provision: Annual Notification and Publication Requirements
SP 27-2015 CACFP 09-2015 SFSP 12-2015 Administrative Review Process Regarding the Child Nutrition (CN) Label, Watermarked CN Label and Manufacturer’s Product Formulation Statement
HNS 04-2015 Revision to Arizona Department of Education Policy on Specially Exempted Fundraisers
HNS 06-2015 Community Eligibility Provision Notification Requirements: Required Data Submission by all Local Education Agencies
HNS 08-2015 2015 USDA Farm to School Census
CACFP 11-2015 Local Foods in the Child and Adult Care Food Program with Questions and Answers
SP 31-2015 CACFP 12-2015 SFSP 14-2015 Guidance on Prohibition of Separation by Gender during Child Nutrition Program Meal Service
SP 32-2015 CACFP 13-2015 SFSP 15-2015 Statements Supporting Accommodations for Children with Disabilities in the Child Nutrition Programs
CACFP 14-2015 (v2) Infant Feeding in the CACFP
SP 33-2015 Revised Prototype Free and Reduced Price Application Materials: Policy Changes and Design Overview
CACFP 15-2015 Allowable Costs Related to Physical Activity and Limiting the Use of Electronic Media in the Child and Adult Care Food Program
SFSP 16-2015 Site Caps in the Summer Food Service Program: Revised
SP 35-2015 Community Eligibility Provision: Revised Department of Education Title I Guidance
SP 35-2015a THE COMMUNITY ELIGIBILITY PROVISION AND SELECTED REQUIREMENTS UNDER
TITLE I
SP 36-2015 CACFP 17-2015 SFSP 19-2015 Voluntary Labeling in the National School Lunch and School Breakfast Program
HNS 11-2015 HNS response to Statements Supporting Accomodations for Children with Disabilties in Child Nutrition Programs SP 32-2015, SFSP 15-2015, CACFP 13-2015
HNS 12-2015 HNS response to Requests for Exemption from the School Meals’ Whole Grain-Rich Requirement SP 20-2015
HNS 13-2015 Preparation for Program Year 2016 (School Year 2015-2016)
SP 37-2015 2015 Edition of Questions and Answers for the National School Lunch Program’s Seamless Summer Option
SP 38-2015 Mid-Year Elections under the Community Eligibility Provision in School Year 2015-16
HNS 14-2015 Administrative and Delivery Fees for School Year 2015-2016 (SY16)
SP 39-2015 Questions & Answers on the Final Rule “Professional Standards for State and Local School Nutrition Programs Personnel as Required by the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010”
SP 40-2015 CACFP 18-2015 SFSP 20-2015 2015 Edition of Eligibility Manual for School Meals
SP 40-2015a CACFP 18-2015a SFSP 20-2015a Eligibility Manual for School Meals- Determining and Verifying Eligibility
SP 41-2015 Updated Offer versus Serve Guidance for the National School Lunch Program and School Breakfast Program Effective Beginning School Year 2015-2016
SP 41-2015a OFFER VERSUS SERVE (OVS)-Guidance for the National School Lunch Program and the School Breakfast Program
SP 42-2015 CACFP 19-2015 SFSP 21-2015 Service of Traditional Foods in Public Facilities
HNS 16-2015 Welcome Back to School Year 2015-2015
HNS 17-2015 New “Calendar of Events” Registration Page
SP 44-2015 Administrative Reviews in School Year (SY) 2015-2016
SP 45-2015 Community Eligibility Provision: Guidance and Updated Q&As
SP 46-2015 Review of Special Provision Options 2 and 3 Base Year
HNS 18-2015 CNP Direct Verification Enhancements and New Match Results
SP #
CACFP #
SFSP #
HNS #
Memo Title
SP 01-2014 Paid Lunch Equity: School Year 2014-2015 Calculations
SFSP 01-2014 Sponsors Operating in Multiple States in the Summer Food Service Program: REISSUED
SP 02-2014 SFSP 02-2014 Mobile Feeding Options in Summer Feeding Programs
HNS 69-2013 Mobile Feeding Options in Summer Feeding Programs: HNS Follow-up
SP 03-2014 CACFP 01-2014 SFSP 03-2014 Census Data Release: Fiscal Year 2014
HNS 64-2013 Census Data Release: Fiscal Year 2014: HNS Follow-up
SP 04-2014 SFSP 04-2014 Promoting Nutrition in Summer Meals
HNS 70-2013 Promoting Nutrition in Summer Meals: HNS Follow-up
SP 05-2014 CACFP 02-2014 SFSP 05-2014 Use of School and Census Data
HNS 66-2013 Use of School and Census Data: HNS Follow-up
SP 06-2014 CACFP 03-2014 SFSP 06-2014 Available Flexibilities for CACFP At-risk Sponsors and Centers Transitioning to Summer Food Service Program
HNS 67-2013 Available Flexibilities for CACFP At-risk Sponsors and Centers Transitioning to Summer Food Service Program: HNS Follow-up
SP 07-2014 SFSP 07-2014 Expanding Awareness and Access to Summer Meals
HNS 71-2013 Expanding Awareness and Access to Summer Meals: HNS Follow-up
SP 08-2014 SFSP 08-2014 Meal Service Requirements
SP 10-2014(v3) CACFP 05-2014(v3) SFSP 10-2014(v3) Smoothies Offered in Child Nutrition Programs- Revised (v.3)
HNS 65-2013 Smoothies Offered in Child Nutrition Programs: HNS Follow-up
SP 11-2014 CACFP 06-2014 SFSP 11-2014 Effective Date of Free or Reduced Price Meal Eligibility Determinations
HNS 74-2013 Effective Date of Free or Reduced Price Meal Eligibility Determinations: HNS Follow-up
CACFP 07-2014 SFSP 12-2014 Guidance on Income Eligibility Determinations and Duration: REISSUED
HNS 76-2013 State procedure and guidance for managing USDA Foods inventory levels at food processing plants
SP 13-2014 School Food Service Account Revenue from the Sale of Non-Program Foods
SP 15-2014 Paid Lunch Equity: School Year 2014-2015 Calculations and Tool
SP 15-2014a Paid Lunch Equity Tool: EXCEL Revised
SFSP 13-2014 Procurement Thresholds in the Summer Food Service Program
SP 16-2014 SFSP 14-2014 Demonstration Project for Non-Congregate Feeding for Outdoor Summer Feeding Sites Experiencing Excessive Heat Revised Q&As
SP 17-2014 Discretionary Elimination of Reduced Price Charges in the School Meal Programs
SP 19-2014 Community Eligibility Provision: Department of Education Title I Guidance
SP 20-2014 Reporting Guidance for the 2013-2014 School Year Direct Certification Performance Measures
SP 21-2014 (v.2) Community Eligibility Provision: Guidance and Q&As – Revised
SP 23-2014v3 Questions and Answers Related to the “Smart Snacks” Interim Final Rule – Version 3
SP 24-2014 Additional Administrative Reviews Guidance
SP 25-2014 School Food Authorities (SFAs) Purchasing Produce from U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) Vendors Using Section 4 and 11 or Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program (FFVP) Funds
SP 26-2014 New Questions and Answers Related to the Certifications of Compliance with Meal Requirements for the National School Lunch Program
SP 27-2014 CACFP 08-2014 Fiscal Year (FY) 2014 Reallocation of State Administrative Expense (SAE) Funds
HNS 02-14 Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program Grant Application Now Available
HNS 03-14 Simplified Summer Food Service Program Food Service Management Company and Caterer Registration
CACFP 09-2014 Guidance on Reallocation of Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) Audit Funds
SP 28-2014 Paid Lunch Equity: Guidance for School Year 2014-2015
SP 29-2014 Consolidated Appropriations Act Report Language on Waivers for School Breakfast and Smart Snacks
SP 30-2014 Determining Eligibility for Two Cent Differential Reimbursement in New Schools
HNS 04-2014 Community Eligibility Provision for School Year 2014-15
HNS 04-2014 ADE Community Eligibility Provision Data Form (Excel Supplement for Memo HNS 04-2014)
HNS 05-2014 Certification of Compliance: Updates to Common Logon Application and File Upload Information
HNS 06-2014 Revised Arizona Nutrition Standards in Response to Healthy Hunger Free Kids Act 2010, Competitive Food Standards
SP 32-2014 Community Eligibility Provision: Annual Notification and Publication Requirements
SP 33-2014 Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program (FFVP): Pilot for Canned, Frozen and Dried Fruits and Vegetables – Request for Application Guidance and Procedures for Selection of States and Schools
SP 35-2014 Grain Entrees Related to the Smart Snacks in School Standards
SP 36-2014 Smart Snacks Nutrition Standards and Exempt Fundraisers
SP 38-2014 CACFP 10-2014 SFSP 15-2014 Area Eligibility Using Census Data
SP 39-2014 2014 Edition of Questions and Answers for the National School Lunch Program’s Seamless Summer Option
SP 40-2014 Smart Snacks Nutrition Standards and Culinary Education Programs
SP 41-2014 Clarification of the Policy on Food Consumption Outside of Foodservice Area, and the Whole Grain-Rich Requirement
HNS 07-2014 Arizona Department of Education Policy on Special Exempt Fundraisers
HNS 08-2014 Claims Processing
SFSP 16-2014 Streamlined and Simplified Summer Food Service Program Requirements: Frequently Asked Questions
SP 42-2014 CACFP 11-2014 SFSP 17-2014 Sharing Aggregate Data to Expand Program Access and Services in Child Nutrition Programs
SP 43-2014 Questions & Answers on the School Breakfast Program Meal Patter in School Year 2014-2015
SP 44-2014 Questions and Answers Related to the Independent Review of Applications
SP 45-2014 Prototype Household Application for School Year 2014-2015
SP 45a-2014 Attachment, Prototype Household Application for School Year 2014-2015
SP 46-2014 CACFP 12-2014 SFSP 18-2014 Disaster Response
SP 47-2014 Flexibility for Whole Grain-Rich Pasta in School Years 2014-2015 and 2015-2016
HNS 09-2014 Hi-Protein (Greek Style) Yogurt Pilot Program for USDA Foods Program Participants
HNS 12-2014 Preparation for Program Year 2015 (School Year 14-15)
SP 49-2014 CACFP 13-2014 SFSP 19-2014 Area Eligibility Using Census Data
SP 50-2014 Extension of the Deadline for Local Educational Agencies to Submit Applications to Elect the Community Eligibility Provision
SP 51-2014 Eligibility Effective Date for Directly Certified Students
HNS 15-2014 NSLP Revised Food Program Permanent Service Agreement (FPPSA) Instructions
SP 53-2014 Transition of Foods and Foods of Minimal Nutritional Value to Smart Snacks in School Standards
SP 54-2014 Administrative Reviews and Certification for Performance-Based Reimbursement in School Year(SY) 2014-2015
SP 57-2014 Updated Offer versus Serve Guidance for the National School Lunch Program and School Breakfast Program in School Year 2014-2015
SP 57-2014a Offer Versus Serve Guidance for the National School Lunch Program and the School Breakfast Program in School Year 2014-2015 (PDF supplement for SP 57-2014)
SP 58-2014 CACFP 14-2014 SFSP 20-2014 2014 Edition of Eligibility Manual for School Meals
SP 58-2014a CACFP 14-2014a SFSP 20-2014a 2014 Eligibility Manual for School Meals (PDF supplement for SP 58, CACFP 14, SFSP 20-2014)
SP 58-2014b CACFP 14-2014b SFSP 20-2014b 2014 Eligibility Manual for School Meals with Highlighted Changes (PDF supplement for SP 58, CACFP 14, SFSP 20-2014)
SP 59-2014 Implementation of Smart Snacks in School: State Agency Fundraiser Elections and Exemptions
SP 62-2014 Release of the new Local Educational Agency Second Review of Applications Report (form FNS-742a)
SP 63-2014 Smart Snacks Standards for Exempt Foods when Paired Together
SP 66-2014 Information and Guidance on the Domestic Beef Market
HNS 16-2014 CRITICAL Verification Summary Reporting Requirements and Guidance for School Year (SY) 2014-2015
HNS 17-2014 Second Review of Applications Reporting Requirements and Guidance for School Year (SY) 2014-2015
CACFP Center Memos CACFP FDCH Memos School Food Programs Memos NSLP & SBP Memo Index by Topic
All CACFP and SFSP Memos for FY2013
and older can be found on the
ADE Content Management System
SY13  SY13
SY12  SY12 
SY11  SY11
SY10 SY10
SFSP Memos SY09 SY09
SY08 SY08
SY07
SY06
SY05
SY04
SY03
SY02
SY01
*NSLP & SBP Memos for SY2001 – SY2011
are temporarily unavailable.
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