Iowa Department of Education recently issued the following announcement.
News to Know in School Nutrition: How to Best Utilize your USDA PAL Dollars
Monday, September 23, 2019 - 2:00am to 3:00am
DE Sponsored Meetings & Technical Assistance (trainings, professional development, etc.)
School Food Authorities(SFA) participating in the National School Lunch Program(NSLP) receive an allotment of USDA Foods every school year. This allotment is referred to as the SFAs Planned Assistance Level (PAL). The goal is for every SFA to received 95% or more of their PAL every school year. This webinar will discuss the options for receiving your USDA Foods and what flexibilities exist to make adjustments throughout the year to ensure you reach the goal of 95% or more.
Original source: https://educateiowa.gov/event/news-know-school-nutrition-how-best-utilize-your-usda-pal-dollars