USDA has released the following Questions and Answers in response to supporting schools operating Child Nutrition Programs (CNPs) in School Year (SY) 20-21 during COVID-19. This memorandum provides clarification on questions related to non-congregate enrichment activities for the Afterschool Care Snack Program (ASCSP) and At-Risk Afterschool Program, potable water requirements, and broadening the allowance of meal pattern flexibilities.

ADE is hosting a webinar to review this guidance and will be joined by a representative from USDA Southwest Regional Office. There will be reserved time at the end of the webinar for questions. The webinar will also be recorded and posted on the School Nutrition Programs COVID-19 Resource Page.

School Nutrition Programs COVID-19 Communications Webinar: Questions & Answers for the Child Nutrition Programs during SY 20-21
Tuesday August 25th
1:30 pm
ADE is hosting a second webinar to review the ways in which schools can serve and claim meals and snacks for students attending a district-run daycare and/or learning pod. There will be reserved time at the end of the webinar for questions. The webinar will also be recorded and posted on the School Nutrition Programs COVID-19 Resource Page.

School Nutrition Programs COVID-19 Communications Webinar: Serving and Claiming Meals at District-run Daycares/Learning Pods
Tuesday August 25th
2:30 pm
Stay tuned for more details and communication from ADE!
Arizona Dept of Education | School Nutrition Programs | ADESchoolNutrition@azed.gov