CACFP integrity initiative
The CACFP integrity initiative in Nebraska
As more and more emphasis is being placed on integrity in the Child and Adult Care Food Program across the nation, the Nebraska Department of Education Nutrition Services office continues to strive to provide the best program possible. We will continue to share the efforts being made in our state to assure quality, integrity and accountability in our programs. This page will continue to provide information about our progress with Nebraska’s integrity initiative.
Management Standards – an overview of program operations including home provider recruitment, monitoring, policies and procedures, financial management, meal service requirements, civil rights and record keeping.
Program Improvement Expected From Integrity Initiative – an article describing the changes made by the Nebraska Nutrition Services office to assure integrity and quality in programs. July 1999
Maintaining Program Integrity and Avoiding Overclaims – an article describing the need for program integrity and the consequences for those who do not comply with regulations
from the Spring 1997 issue of Child Caring; updated 2002
Nebraska Sponsors Work Together – an overview of the process undertaken by Nebraska family day care home sponsors to implement the USDA Management Improvement Guidance and to develop Management Standards. Written by Jeany Morton, Family Service, Omaha, June 1999
Nebraska Family Day Care Home Sponsors Recruitment Policy – This was the first project undertaken by the Nebraska family day care home sponsors. After several months of discussion, debate and rewriting, the sponsors and state agency personnel arrived at a consensus on this policy. Refer to Nebraska Sponsors Work Together for more information on the development of this policy. Spring 1999
Sample Sponsor/Provider Agreement (Part I) – A subcommittee of Nebraska family day care home sponsors and state agency personnel revamped the narrative agreement to be used between sponsors and home providers. Revised: March 2003