Agenda Item #22
Florida Department of Health Child Care Program
In October, the Office of Food and Nutrition Services (FNS) requested authorization from the School Board to submit an application packet for the Florida Department of Health (FDOH), Child Care Food Program (CCFP). We are pleased to report that the application was approved by the FDOH. The program feeds children outside the normal school day and on weekends. The program requirements are similar to that of the National School Breakfast and Lunch Programs and the meals involved may include:
Implementation consists of the following phases which will occur over the next 6 months.
FNS staff will be attending training on the CCFP program to ensure proper implementation and FNS will provide the Board with an update on the CCFP program in the spring.
For your reference, the original CCFP application is attached. It is the intent that the FDOH approval letter will be provided prior to or at the Board Meeting.
Approve the implementation of the Florida Department of Health, Child Care Food Program.
Consent w/o Information - 2/25/2014
Authority for Action
Involves Expenditure of Funds Directly in the Classroom
Source of Funding
Special Revenue - Food Services
Kevin Thornton, Director, Food and Nutrition Services, Extension 690.
Judy R. Preston, Associate Superintendent, Financial Services, Extension 600.
Attachment: Child Care Food Program Application Packet 09302013.pdf
Attachment: Approval Letters.pdf