ADE Director's Communication Memo Form

Memo Number : FIN-09-030

Date Created : 10/10/2008


Co-op Directors
other: Child Nutrition Directors

Type of Memo: Informational
Response Required: No
Section:   Fiscal and Administrative Services - William J. Goff, Assistant Commissioner
Nov. 6 Distance Learning - Coordinated Review Effort Changes and Updates

Regulatory Authority:
7CFR § 210.18

Contact Person:
Suzanne Davidson

Phone Number:


A Distance Learning Workshop entitled Coordinated Review Changes and Updates will be presented on THURSDAY, November 6, 2008.

This three-hour workshop, will cover current regulatory changes and updates to assist a School District in preparing for a successful Coordinated Review Effort (CRE). The workshop will be offered from 1:00 p.m. until 4:00 p.m. All district personnel (certifying officials, directors, managers, cashiers, bookkeepers, etc.) involved in the operation of the Child Nutrition Program need to register for this important training. The training will cover all critical and general areas of the review and the NEW On-site Review Form that must be completed by February 1, 2009.


Please register for the workshop directly with the viewing location no later than FRIDAY, October 31, 2008. Follow each viewing site’s process for registration.

The following educational cooperatives will host this workshop:

Arch Ford, Room 1, Plumerville, 501-354-2269
Arkansas River, Room 1, Pine Bluff, 870-534-6129
Crowley’s Ridge, Room 2, Harrisburg, 870-578-5426
Dawson, Room 1, Arkadelphia, 870-246-2813
DeQueen/Mena, DM #1, Gillham, 870-386-2251
Great Rivers, Instructional Bldg., West Helena, 870-338-6461
OUR Coop, Room 2, Harrison, 870-743-9100
Northcentral, Room 1, Melbourne, 870-368-7955
Northeast, Room 1, Walnut Ridge, 870-886-7717
Northwest, Room 1, Farmington, 479-267-7450
South Central, Room 2, Camden, 870-836-2213
Southeast, Room 1, Monticello, 870-367-6848
Southwest, Lab 1, Hope, 870-777-3076
Western, Room 1, Branch, 479-965-2191
Wilbur D. Mills, Room 2, Beebe, 501-882-5467

Additional viewing locations:

Tri-District, Fuller Admin., Little Rock, 501-539-0303
Metropolitan Technical Center, Little Rock, 501-539-0303
Forrest City, High School, Forrest City, 870-261-1859
Fort Smith, 479-784-8130 ext 303
Hot Springs, High School Rm. 1011, Hot Springs, 501-624-5286, ext. 17
Lake Hamilton, Admin., Pearcy, 501-760-6800
Van Buren, Central Office, Van Buren, 479-471-3113, ext. 1

Training will be cancelled at any site that does not have a registered participant by the deadline date.

Each participant should bring a copy of the NEW “On-site Review Form”, revised August 2008. The form can be found on the Child Nutrition Web site at Click on the “FORMS” button on the right hand side of the page. Scroll down to “Program Management” then to “On-site Review Form”.

Any additional handouts may be printed after November 3rd by going to the Child Nutrition webpage Click on the following:
Monthly ADE Distance Education
School Year 2008-09 Distance Education Program
November 2008

For questions regarding the workshop content, please contact Suzanne Davidson of the Child Nutrition Unit (CNU), Arkansas Department of Education (ADE) at 870-338-6461. For questions regarding site participation, please contact Sheila Brown at 501-324-9502.


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