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Buffalo Area Session

Thursday, March 30, 2023 - 9:00am to 12:30pm
Erie 1 BOCES

Summer Food Service Program (SFSP) 2023 Updates

The New York State Education Department (SED), Office of Child Nutrition Program Administration, will host multiple training sessions to provide guidance on the Summer Food Service Program (SFSP) for Summer Food Service Program sponsors and potential new sponsors.  Experienced sponsors, or sponsors that operated in 2022, may register for an in-person session or the webinar on March 27, 2023.  The same information will be presented for experienced sponsors at the in-person session and webinar.  The in-person sessions may be canceled if registration numbers are low. If you are unable to attend training on the dates listed below, please contact our office at sends e-mail).

SED is committed to providing on-going training and technical assistance to Child Nutrition Program operators. Visit the Child Nutrition website regularly for the most up to date information and training schedules.  The Child Nutrition website will be updated to include recorded webinars on specific topics requested by sponsors.




March 30, 2023

9:00pm- 12:30pm Erie 1 BOCES, Buffalo

April 4, 2023

9:00pm- 12:30pm

NYS School Board Association

*A CNMS password is required to register on-line

  1. Log into CNMS
  2. Go to meetings under admin on the blue toolbar
  3. Click “SFSP Sponsor Training”
  4. Click on the date of the meeting you want to register for
  5. Click “Register for this meeting”
  6. Enter Name(s), Title(s), Phone Number(s) and E-mail(s) of registrant(s)
  7. Click on “Register”
  8. Click “Print Registration” to obtain meeting registration confirmation

Need help registering?  Please call (518) 486-1086 or email sends e-mail) for assistance.

If you have any questions, please email the Child Nutrition Program at sends e-mail).  

View our Annual Training Calendar: Child Nutrition Annual Training Calendar | Child Nutrition | NYSED

USDA Nondiscrimination Statement

In accordance with federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, this institution is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex (including gender identity and sexual orientation), disability, age, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity.

Program information may be made available in languages other than English. Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication to obtain program information (e.g., Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language), should contact the responsible state or local agency that administers the program or USDA’s TARGET Center at (202) 720-2600 (voice and TTY) or contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339.

To file a program discrimination complaint, a Complainant should complete a Form AD-3027, USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form which can be obtained online at:, from any USDA office, by calling (866) 632-9992, or by writing a letter addressed to USDA. The letter must contain the complainant’s name, address, telephone number, and a written description of the alleged discriminatory action in sufficient detail to inform the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights (ASCR) about the nature and date of an alleged civil rights violation. The completed AD-3027 form or letter must be submitted to USDA by:

  1. mail:
    U.S. Department of Agriculture
    Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights
    1400 Independence Avenue, SW
    Washington, D.C. 20250-9410; or
  2. fax:
    (833) 256-1665 or (202) 690-7442; or
  3. email:

This institution is an equal opportunity provider.

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