CACFP Meal Pattern Changes


CACFP Meal Patterns Will Change on October 1, 2017

The new CACFP meal patterns have been released with the goal of ensuring that children in child care have access to nutritious meals and snacks. The changes align CACFP meal patterns with the most up-to-date nutrition recommendations. All child care homes and centers participating in CACFP will be required to follow the new meal patterns starting on October 1, 2017.

Provider success is a top priority for ACD staff. To help providers transition to the new meal patterns, ACD will be offering numerous resources and training opportunities including webinars, workshops, Potpourri articles, weekly social media tips, nutrition handouts and printables, and high-quality customer service and technical assistance.

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New Meal Patterns Changes


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Nuevos patrones de comida de CACFP del primero de octubre de 2017

Ya se publicaron los nuevos patrones de comida del CACFP con el propósito de asegurar que los niños bajo cuidado tengan acceso a comidas y meriendas nutritivas. Los cambios alinean los patrones de comida de CACFP con las recomendaciones de nutrición más actuales. Se requiere que a partir del primero de octubre de 2017 todo hogar y centro que participe en el CACFP siga los nuevos patrones de comida.

El éxito del proveedor es una prioridad máxima para el personal de ACD. Para ayudar a todo proveedor de ACD con la transición a los nuevos patrones de comida, ACD va a ofrecer muchos recursos y oportunidades de entrenamiento como son webinarios, talleres, artículos de Potpourri, consejos semanales en los medios sociales, folletos y publicaciones sobre nutrición y servicio al cliente de alta calidad y ayuda técnica.

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Nuevos patrones de comida


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Amanda Gallaher Wins Award!

Congratulations to Amanda Gallaher, ACD's own Registered Dietitian, in being awarded the "Recognized Young Dietitian of the Year 2017" by the Michigan Academy of Nutrition & Dietetics. Way to go, Amanda! ACD is so proud of you!


Questions About the CACFP Meal Pattern Changes?

Do you have questions or concerns regarding the CACFP Meal Pattern Changes? We are happy to help! Send us an email with your comments.

Questions About Nutrition?

Do you have a nutrition-related question, suggestion or feedback? Send us an email and one of ACD's Registered Dietitians would love to help you!

You Can Submit Claims Online!

Providers - Stop paying postage for mailing in your menus! Decrease your claim errors! Submit your menus at the click of a mouse by using the FREE online claiming program, WebKids, in partnership with Minute Menu Systems. You can record your meals, enroll children, pre-plan your menus, and manage your Provider calendar, and much more as an ACD Provider. Click below to sign up and begin claiming online today!

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Watch Our Training Videos Online

We offer training videos to give you information on a wide variety of child health and nutrition topics. Many of these are available in Spanish as well as English language.

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Online Training Classes Available

For $10 per 2-credit class, you can earn training credits on your computer by using your e-mail address, a password of your choosing, and our agency ID code: ACD.

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Anyone can take these courses. Simply click below to start. Credits have been state-approved for providers in Michigan and Illinois.

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Someta su Reclamo Por Internet!

Pare de pagar por franqueo cada vez que someta sus menus por correo! Disminuya sus errores de reclamo! Someta sus menus facilmente al clic de su raton usando el programa de reclamo GRATIS, llamado WebKids, con Minute Menu Systems. Usted puede registrar sus comidas, inscribir ninos, planificar sus menus, mantener su calendario de proveedor, y mucho mas. Oprima aqui para registrarse y empezar a reclamar por internet hoy mismo!

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