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School Year 2020-21 Meal Service Resources

The resources on this page support schools during fall meal services. Please check back often for new resources.

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Promotion Resources and Graphics

→ Social Media and Website Tools  Maximize 

→ Communication Tools for Program Operators  Maximize 

→ Menu Planning Resources  Maximize 

→ Hand Washing and Social Distancing  Maximize 

Sanitation & Safety

Planning Tools Archive

Additional Resources and Guidance

Virtual Training Series – Recordings and Slide Decks
(Newest in series added to top of list.)

→ Fall Promotional Resources - Marketing Best Practices - 9/23/20  Maximize 

→ Fall Reopening Plans & Outreach Tools to Promote NSLP - 8/28/20  Maximize 

→ Important Update Regarding Meal Pattern Requirements - 8/12/20  Maximize 

→ Fall Reopening Plan & Food Production Records Webinar - 8/12/20  Maximize 

→ Fall Reopening Plan & Counting and Claiming Webinar - 7/29/20  Maximize 

→ Processing Bulk Foods to Individually Wrapped Items - 7/16/20  Maximize 

→ Administrative Review Process in Alternative Meal Models - 7/8/20  Maximize 

→ Utilizing USDA Foods - 7/7/20  Maximize 

→ Fall 2020 Menu Planning Strategies and Resources - 7/1/20  Maximize 

→ Meals in the Classroom - 6/30/20  Maximize 

→ Taking Advantage of CEP in SY20-21 - 6/25/20  Maximize 

→ San Antonio ISD’s Campus Meal Plan Presentation - 6/24/20  Maximize 

→ Purchasing Texas-Grown Food during COVID-19 - 6/23/20  Maximize 

→ Breakfast in the Classroom  Maximize 

→ The Foodservice View  Maximize 

Assistance available in English and Spanish. Please call 877-TEX-MEAL (877-839-6325) for help.

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Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication for program information (e.g. Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language, etc.), should contact the Agency (State or local) where they applied for benefits. Individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing or have speech disabilities may contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339. Additionally, program information may be made available in languages other than English.

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