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Important Dates

School Nutrition Program Compliance (Reports, Reviews, etc)

NOTE:  Anytime a deadline falls on a weekend or a holiday the actual deadline moves to the next business day.
October 1 Financial Form (FC1-A) for July 1 thru June 30 (Annual Report)
October 1 Verification Process Begins – Select Verification Sample
November 1 RCCI/Charter/Non-Public Self-Assessment Due (Filed in SFA)
November 15 Civil Rights Checklist completion and on file at SFA
November 15 1st Quarterly Financial Analysis Worksheet Due - Traditional Public SFAs only
November 15 Verification Process Ends (Deadline for completing the process)
November 16
(or next business day)
Verification Reporting Period Begins
December 15 Deadline to complete Civil Rights Compliance Worksheets (SFAs)
December 15 Nutrient Analysis for October Menus Due (Exception: SFAs with AR prior to Dec. 31st)
February 1 On-site Reviews Due (LEAs)
February 15 Local Educational Agency Second Review of Applications due
March 1 Financial Form (FC-1A) for July 1 thru December 30 (Semi-Annual Report)
March 1 Verification Summary Report Due (Verification Reporting period ends)
April/May Online Agreement Renewal (Begin Process)
April 1 RCCI/Charter/Non-Public Self-Assessment Completed (File in SFA)
April 15 Nutrient Analysis for March Menus Due
April 30 3rd Quarterly Financial Analysis Worksheet Due - Traditional Public School SFAs only
(Specific date TBA each year
via SN Update)
Deadline for completion of Agreement Renewal Process Deadline (Online and Paper)
(Note: Retroactive payments are prohibited for meals served prior to approval of the Annual Agreement)
Each Month – By The 10th
(On Or Before)
Claim for Reimbursement Due (NSLP, SBP, ASSP)
Each Month – By The 15th
(On Or Before)
Fresh Fruit & Vegetable Program Reimbursement Claims Due
Last Workday Of Each Month SN Technology System End of Month Report Run
(System is temporarily unavailable to users during this time.)

Conferences & Seminars

Third Week In June SNA-NC Annual Conference
Third Week In July SNA Annual Conference
October (typically 4th Week) Annual Conference for School Nutrition Administrators
December/January Annually Industry Seminar – SNA
January – Biennial Industry Seminar – SNA-NC
Late February/Early March Legislative Action Conference (LAC) (SNA Sponsored Event)

Calendar Observances

March – 1st Week National School Breakfast Week
March National Nutrition Month
May (First Full Week) National School Nutrition Employee Appreciation Week
October – 2nd Week National School Lunch Week


Spring Income Eligibility Guidelines Released (Date contingent upon release by USDA)
July Reimbursement Rates Released (Date contingent upon release by USDA)

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