State Solutions

Statewide Software Solutions 

The following products were developed to further automate data collection and are fully integrated with the Administrative Review module, thereby simplifying accountability and compliance for LEAs while avoiding labor intensive redundant input.

eLearning Platform

inTEAM’s eLearning library has been developed and continuously updated to reflect regulatory changes to meet 100% of the annual required individual training needs of Child Nutrition Program Directors, Managers, and Cashiers in implementing the meal pattern.

  • eLearning courses can, and currently are, utilized as preparation for Administrative Reviews, as Corrective Action resulting from Administrative Review findings and to provide ongoing Technical Assistance.
  • All courses can be customized to include state specific regulations, policies, etc. and further customizable for multiple programs (school districts) under a main entity (state agency). Each division may have its own branding and will only have access to their data and learners.
  • Administrative users can generate transcripts (including state logo) and a USDA complaint report to track Professional Standards training requirements statewide, by school food authority, and by learner.
  • The system provides comprehensive Data Analytics (i.e. for problematic questions, performance based on demographic variables., gap analysis, etc.) and extensive reporting capability, capable of either HTML based or CSV (Excel) reports.
  • Additional features include custom learning paths for School Food Authorities based on Administrative Review findings or current training needs and tracks their progress in real-time, including automatic notifications of certification renewals and/or expirations.
  • All eLearning courses contain built in quizzes and post-tests to test the user on the knowledge acquired as they are taking the course to effectively reinforce retention of key concepts.
  • Click HERE for more information on inTEAM’s eLearning system

Statewide Interactive Menu Planning System

Menu Planning forms the core data set powering all other interoperable modules, including Production Records, Forecasting, Inventory, Ordering, Labor Requirements and Financials

  • Roles are structured to provide privileges for specific functionality to State Administrators, User Administrators, Reviewers, Menu Planners, Sponsor Administrators, Site Administrators, etc.
  • Allows groups of State and District users to design and share compliant menus, repurposing existing data for modification as needed.
  • Efficient as a substitute for the one time use of USDA spreadsheets for everyday use and compliance.
  • Ability to monitor meal pattern changes year over year, including editing, modifying and duplicating data to enhance program efficiency.
  • Permits users to analyze complex menus, accounting for multiple meal combinations to assess meal pattern compliance in real time.
  • Production Records are pre-populated from menu plans and can automatically calculate a production forecast.
    • Meets all USDA reporting requirements adopted to sate approved formats
    • Pulls required menu information directly from the Menu Planning module, simplifying planning, production and reporting.
    • Allows users to pick and choose what specific items to include on the production record report.
  • Supported by nutritionists with operational experience at federal, state, and local levels.

Choosi Mobile App

A statewide framework for data collection and analysis, customizable to meet local requirements

  • Includes utilities to seamlessly connect to native and 3rd party menu planning systems, eliminating redundant work.
  • Facilitates dissemination of menu nutrition data, including nutrient and allergen information.
  • Collects customer ratings of food quality and other attributes, driving quantitative data analytics.
  • Allows configuration and advance ordering of grab and go reimbursable meals, expanding access and capacity.
  • Provides individual goal settings and rewards milestones.
  • Facilitates nutrition education by presenting school meal data on a component by component basis.
  • An effective training tool for teaching how to select a complete reimbursable meal meeting nutritional standards.

State Agency Consulting Solutions

inTEAM provides professional services to conduct all aspects of Administrative and Procurement Reviews. inTEAM assists State Agencies with performing their federally mandated role (1) To effectively manage the use of Federal Funds to support Child Nutrition programs operated by local school districts and other sponsors through regular, carefully structured, Administrative Reviews to include data gathering and analysis. (2) When State Agencies identify problem areas, Technical Assistance can be targeted to address any deficiencies and to promote best practices.