COMMONWEALTH OF VIRGINIA
DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION
P. O. BOX 2120
RICHMOND, VIRGINIA 23218-2120

SUPTS. MEMO. NO. 42
June 11, 1999

ADMINISTRATIVE

TO: Division Superintendents
FROM: Paul D. Stapleton
Superintendent of Public Instruction
SUBJECT: Federal Program Monitoring Review of the School Nutrition Programs


 The Code of Federal Regulations 7, Section 210.18, requires the Department of Education to conduct an administrative
 review of the school breakfast and lunch programs in each school food authority (school division) once every five years. This
 review is a comprehensive on-site evaluation of school nutrition programs designed to assess compliance with required
 regulations, standards, and state and federal laws. For your information, the schedule for the next five years is attached. 

 A tentative review calendar for the school year 1999-2000 is also attached. School divisions scheduled for a review next year
 are asked to review these dates and advise the School Nutrition Programs Office of any conflicts due to holidays, scheduled
 breaks, or examination schedules by July 15, 1999. 

 The School Nutrition Programs Office, will conduct two orientation sessions for school divisions scheduled for a review.
 Personnel from the school division's school nutrition central office are required to attend one of these sessions. 

 Orientations are scheduled September 16 and 17 in Richmond and Radford. Additional information and registration details
 will be sent in mid-July.  

 If you have questions regarding the schedule, please contact India Liggon at (804) 225-2074. 

 PDS/idl

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