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Calendar of Events and Due Dates for SFAs

Calendar of Current Events and Due Dates for SFAs




On-Going Due Dates and Events and CDE Processing Timelines

On-going Due Dates and Events

  • Administrative Reviews – November to May (see the OSN website for a list of SFAs up for review each year)
  • Direct Certification training is required of all new users; online training is continuously available
  • Afterschool Care Snack Program – Initial application is due in the claim system by August 31, though SFAs may apply at any time during the school year (the application must be approved by the OSN at least by the end of the month subsequent to the month in which the program would like to begin claiming reimbursement)
  • Reimbursement claims – due 60 days after the end of each claim month
  • HealthierUS School Challenge applications – may be submitted at any time

CDE Processing Timelines

  • SFA Renewals in the CO Child Nutrition Hub: Allow for 2-3 weeks processing time for the application to be approved; monthly claims can be submitted only after the annual renewal/application has been approved
  • New State Payment System:The state of Colorado has implemented a new state-wide accounting system, which is called the Colorado Operations Resource Engine (CORE). With the release of this new system, processing payments (claims) may take longer than it has historically, so CDE is asking for your patience and understanding.

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