NSLP sponsors are required to conduct verification once a year. Verification means that you verify a certain percentage of household applications for meal benefits to ensure that what the household reported is accurate. It begins on October 1st of every year and ends November 15th.
The verification reporting period is from November 1, 2021 - February 1, 2022.
NSLP sponsors who process Free and Reduced applications are required to conduct verification once a year. All Sponsors who process applications will be required to complete Verification using the 3% Error-Prone Method.
Sponsors who do collect free and reduced applications such as
- District-wide Community Eligibility Provision (CEP) or
- Provision 2 for all meals district-wide and are in a non-base year or
- Residential Child Care Institutions (RCCI) without day students
do not complete the verification process. However, completion of the of the FNS - 742 Verification Collection Report is required for all sponsors.
Verification Guidance: Section 6 of the USDA Eligibility Manual
FNS-742 Verification Form and Instructions
ODE CNP requires sponsors to complete FNS 742 report in
CNPweb. Do not complete or submit the FNS 742 form on the USDA website.
Letters to Households
Notice of Verification Selection
Notice of Adverse Action: Changing Meal Benefits
Notice of Adverse Action: Not Responding to Verification
Verification Tracking Form
Verification at a Glance
For additional information or questions, contact the Oregon Department of Education Child Nutrition Programs by
ODE School Nutrition or Phone: 503-947-5894.