COMMONWEALTH OF VIRGINIA
DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION
P. O. BOX 2120
RICHMOND, VIRGINIA 23218-2120
SUPTS. MEMO. NO. 134
August 29, 1997

INFORMATIONAL

TO: Division Superintendents
FROM: Richard T. La Pointe
Superintendent of Public Instruction
SUBJECT: School Nutrition Programs Orientation for Newly Appointed School 
Food Service Directors or Supervisors, September 17-18, 1997

 
  An orientation program has been scheduled for school food
  service directors, supervisors, or contact persons who are
  responsible for the National School Lunch and Breakfast
  Programs and who were appointed within the past two years. 
  This orientation will provide an opportunity for new directors
  and supervisors to gain an understanding of the program
  requirements for effective management of the federally funded
  school nutrition programs and to meet with SNP staff.  The
  agenda includes a discussion of the School Breakfast and
  National School Lunch Program requirements, financial and
  nutritional integrity, accountability, procurement, department
  review procedures, reporting and record keeping requirements,
  and available resources.

  The orientation will begin at 9:00 a.m. on September 17 and is
  scheduled to adjourn at 4:30 p.m. on September 18.  All
  sessions will be held in the Personnel Development Center, in
  the James Monroe Building 101 N. 14th Street.  Travel expenses
  (hotel, transportation, meals, etc.) will be the
  responsibility of the school division.  School food service
  funds may be used for this purpose.

  If your school division has recently employed a food service
  director or contact person who will attend the inservice
  program, please complete the attached registration form and
  send it to School Nutrition Programs.  If additional
  information is needed, please contact Marlene Culpepper at
  (804) 225-2433.

  RTL/idl

  Attachment:  A hard copy of this memo and its attachment
               will be sent to the superintendent's office.