Free and Reduced Meal Price Eligibility and Verification Class

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Registration Closed.
Agency: CESA 4
Agency Contact: Jessie Sloan
Agency Assistant: Emily Nelson 6087864832
Location: CESA #4
923 East Garland Street
West Salem, WI 54669
Facility: Leavitt Room
8/23/2017 08:00 AM - 04:30 PM Registration and refreshments available at 7:45 am.

This course is critical for school agency personnel with responsibilities for determining and/or verifying meal benefits for students. Eligibility topics include up-to-date USDA information regarding distribution of free and reduced application materials, meal benefit approval, direct certification, and disclosure requirements. Verification topics will include detailed information on the verification process and submission of an accurate Verification Collection Report (VCR). This will be an interactive course and engage participants with hands on activities. Please bring a copy of the USDA Eligibility Manual for School Meals (updated July 2016 or 2017), which can be downloaded and printed from

This course is part of the requirement for obtaining a GOALS Certificate of Excellence.

Cost to attend: $25/person *Fee includes meals and materials. 


Participant Cancellation Policy: You must contact CESA #4 to cancel attendance one week prior to the scheduled event. CESA #4 will only provide full refund of registration fees depending on individual circumstances. Refunds depend upon the ability of CESA #4 to cancel any financial obligations created by the registration such as meals, materials, etc. CESA #4 reserves the right to cancel any workshop due to insufficient enrollment. Participants will be notified by e-mail or phone if a workshop is cancelled. If a participant is a 'no show' the school will be billed for the registration fee, or loss of the 'free' attendance slot.

Weather Conditions: If a workshop has been cancelled due to weather conditions, every effort will be made to reschedule the workshop. If weather conditions are questionable, please call CESA #4 Voice Mail at (608) 786-4800; Toll Free (800) 514-3075. A message will be posted regarding workshop weather cancellations.

Other Helpful Hints: Room temperatures vary from one workshop location to another, so bring a jacket or sweater for maximum comfort.

Accommodations: If you need an accommodation to participate including interpreter services (sign language or other spoken language) please email the workshop contact to set up these services. A two-week notice is appreciated.