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SNP AR Prereview Training RCCI

The School Nutrition Program (SNP) Administrative Review (AR) Prereview Workshop online training for Residential Child Care Institutions (RCCI).

Course Description

The School Nutrition Program Administrative Review Prereview Training provides an overview of the AR and shares tips, strategies, and best practices for a successful AR for residential child care institutions. This training is designed to provide valuable information to help sponsors prepare for their AR. Content includes meal access and reimbursement, meal pattern and nutritional quality requirements, resource management, and general compliance areas, common AR findings, and overall strategies and solutions.

This online course consists of six mandatory modules and one module that is only mandatory if it applies to a sponsor’s operations. Completion of this required training is only recorded after the submitting an attestation.

  • Course Number: 124
  • Total Training Length: 4.25 hours
  • Certificate: Available at the end of the training
  • Target Audience: Food Service Directors or related staff at RCCI schools
  • Mandatory: Yes
  • Cost: Free
  • Date Recorded: December 2020

Online Course

Module 1 – Overview of the Administrative Review Process (Required)

Module 2 – Meal Access and Reimbursement (Required)

Module 3 – Meal Pattern and Nutritional Quality (Required)

Module 4 – Resource Management (Required)

Module 5 – General Program Compliance, Part 1 (Required)

Module 6 – General Program Compliance, Part 2 (Required)

Module 7 – Other Federal Program Reviews (Required if Applicable)

Referenced Resources

Module 1

Module 2

  • Module 2 Handout (PPTX)

  • USDA 2017 Eligibility Manual for School Meals (Manual Eligibility) in the Download Forms section of the CNIPS External link opens in new window or tab.

  • Meal Count and Collection Procedures (MCCP) Worksheet (SNP 03) in the Download Forms section of the CNIPS External link opens in new window or tab.

Module 3

Module 4

  • Module 4 Handout (PPTX)

  • Net Cash Resources Calculator Tool (SNP 57) in the Download Forms section of the CNIPS External link opens in new window or tab.

  • Meal Equivalents and Cost Allocation Worksheet (SNP 65) in the Download Forms section of the CNIPS External link opens in new window or tab.

  • Cafeteria Fund Questions – Resource Management Unit Email: SNPCAFEFUNDQUESTIONS@cde.ca.gov

  • Accounting and California School Accounting Manual Questions – School Fiscal Services Division Email: SACSINFO@cde.ca.gov

Module 5

Module 6

Module 7

Crediting

  • Crediting: 4.25 hour(s)
  • Key Area: Administration (3000)
    • Training Topic: Program Management (3200)
      • Learning Objective: AR Preparation (3260)

For more information on crediting, see the USDA web document Professional Standards Learning Objectives External link opens in new window or tab. (PDF).

Additional Information

For more information regarding SNP AR, see the CDE SNP AR web page.

Contact Us

If you have technical difficulties or questions regarding the course content, please contact the PRT Workgroup by phone at 916-327-2256 or by email at PRTQuestions@cde.ca.gov.

Contact Referenced in Resources

Questions:   School Nutrition Programs Administration | 916-322-3005
Last Reviewed: Thursday, February 11, 2021
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