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Office of P-20 Education Policy
Child Nutrition Program Administration
89 Washington Avenue, Room 375 EBA, Albany, NY 12234
Phone: (518) 473-8781 Fax: (518) 473-0018

Summer Food Service Program Sponsors
Child Nutrition Program Administration
Tuesday, March 7, 2023
SFSP Non-Congregate Meal Service in Rural Areas

The New York State Education Department (SED), Office of Child Nutrition Program Administration, will host a webinar to provide information on the administration and operation of non-congregate meal service in rural areas during summer 2023. SED will discuss the allowance for and conditions when non-congregate meals can be provided to children from low-income rural areas with no access to congregate meals.

SED is committed to providing ongoing training and technical assistance to Child Nutrition Program operators. The webinar will be recorded and accessible on the Child Nutrition website,, after the live version has concluded. Visit the Child Nutrition website regularly for the most up-to-date information and training schedules.

Date Time Topic Zoom Registration Link
Tuesday, March 21, 2023 1:00pm-2:30pm SFSP Non-Congregate Meal Service in Rural Areas register/WN_ISB_bEafRAO9rt5C2U3i2w

This webinar requires the use of a computer with speakers, or a telephone, to view and listen to the presentation. The webinar works best when using Google Chrome as a browser. Email CNTRAINING@NYSED.GOV for assistance. Please do not contact SED’s IT department for assistance.

To Register for the Webinar:

  1. Go to
  2. Enter your First Name, Last Name, Email Address, Site Information and Confirm Email Address
  3. Click the blue “Register” button at the bottom of the page
  4. The next screen will show the Topic, Time, Webinar ID and the link to join the webinar the day of the event
  5. This link will also be sent in a Registration Confirmation Email from Zoom

If you have any questions, please email the Child Nutrition Program at CNSFSP@NYSED.GOV

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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