Network Settings

Only Network Administrators and Network Manager can edit Network settings.

You must be logged into the Network to access the Network Settings.


Settings are split into School Year and Summer sections. Any changes made within each section will be applied to that section ONLY.


Point of Service Option

  • Participant: this gives the site the ability to record meals provided to participants listed on a Participants list. Depending on settings selected for the site, there is a variety of demographic information that can be tracked about the participant.
  • Anonymous: this gives the site the ability to record meals provided to participants by just recording numbers and not tracking participant information.

SCHOOL YEAR NETWORK SETTINGS

  • Track meals available from previous day: the ability to enter the number of meals available from the previous day 
  • Track waste using meals available from previous day: the ability to have the meals available from the previous day tracked as waste
  • Track number of meals received: the ability to enter the number of meals received for a service
  • Track if meals match the planned menu: if not selected, do not show “Do the meals match the planned menu"
  • Track temperature of meals received: the ability to enter the temperature of meals received for a service
  • Track temperature of milk received: the ability to enter the temperature of milk received for a service
  • Track the time of meals received: the ability to enter the time of meals received for a service
  • Track the meal style being distributed: the ability to enter the type of meal being distributed - This will also require creating a corresponding list. More info here: Lists
  • Track participant attendance: the ability to track if the participant just attended instead of attended and got a meal
  • Track Second Meals: if not selected, the system should disables users from tapping a name for second meals/turning orange
  • Track Third+ Meals: if not selected, the system should disable users from tapping a name for three meals or more/turning red
  • Track number of additional children requesting a meal after all available meals were served: the ability to track how many meals were requested after the meal service has ended
  • Track damaged/incomplete/non-reimbursable meals: the ability to track meals that cannot be distributed due to damage or being incomplete. You can also track those that are not reimbursable separately outside of this meal service
  • Track eligible carryover meals: the ability to track meals that are eligible to be carried over to the next meal service
  • Track additional meals served after meal service ends: Ability to permit sites to track meals served after meal service window and get an aggregate count of those extra meals. 
  • Track program adult: if not selected, does not show in the “Participant Type” dropdown
  • Track non-program adult: if not selected, does not show in the “Participant Type” dropdown
  • Track participant date of birth: track the date of birth of the participant when creating their profile
  • Track lunch type: Optional Setting to track Free, Reduced, Paid, N/A
  • Track participant gender: track the gender of the participant when creating their profile
  • Track participant ethnicity: track the gender of the participant when creating their profile
  • Track participant grade level: track the gender of the participant when creating their profile
  • Track participant enrollment date: track the date the participant enrolled in the program
  • Track participant withdrawal datetrack the date the participant withdrew from the program
  • Track participant dietary considerations: track the dietary considerations of the participant when creating their profile
  • Track multiple meal services at same time: track/start more than one meal service while another is in progress

SUMMER NETWORK SETTINGS

Point of Service Option

  • Participant: this gives the site the ability to record meals provided to participants listed on a Participants list. Depending on settings selected for the site, there is a variety of demographic information that can be tracked about the participant.
  • Anonymous: this gives the site the ability to record meals provided to participants by just recording numbers and not tracking participant information.


  • Track Emergency Meal Services: the ability to track an Emergency Meal service
  • Enable Participant Visit Tracking: the ability to track participant information in this summer program
  • Track meals available from previous day: the ability to enter the number of meals available from the previous day 
  • Track number of meals received: the ability to enter the number of meals received for a service
  • Track if meals match the planned menu: if not selected, do not show “Do the meals match the planned menu"
  • Track temperature of meals received: the ability to enter the temperature of meals received for a service
  • Track temperature of milk received: the ability to enter the temperature of milk received for a service
  • Track the time of meals received: the ability to enter the time of meals received for a service
  • Track the meal style being distributed: the ability to enter the type of meal being distributed - This will also require creating a corresponding list. More info here: Lists
  • Track Second Meals: if not selected, the system should disables users from ticking off second meals
  • Track Third Meals: if not selected, the system should disable users from ticking off second meals
  • Track number of additional children requesting a meal after all available meals were served: the ability to track how many meals were requested after the meal service has ended
  • Track damaged/incomplete/non-reimbursable meals: the ability to track meals that cannot be distributed due to damage or being incomplete. You can also track those that are not reimbursable separately
  • Track eligible carryover meals: the ability to track meals that are eligible to be carried over to the next meal service
  • Track additional meals served after meal service ends: Ability to permit sites to track meals served after meal service window and get an aggregate counts of those extra meals. 
  • Track program adult meals: if not selected, does not allow users to tick it off
  • Track non-program adult: if not selected, does not allow users to tick it off
  • Track field trip meals: the ability to track meals given on a field trip separately
  • Track multiple meal services at same time: track/start more than one meal service while another is in progress

LEGAL

  • Civil Rights Statement: copy and paste the civil rights disclaimer for the state
  • Disclaimer: copy and paste your state disclaimer for this program or your food bank's disclaimer

SCHOOL YEAR/SUMMER

  • User Error Log: this enabled the Error Log feature across the network

Accessible Agencies Table

  • There are headings for “School Year” and “Summer” with the exceptions (anything that has been overridden from the network settings) for that agency listed under the appropriate program heading.
  • Users can search for organizations and manage the agencies' settings from one location. Click the orange edit icon will open the organization in a new internet tab. Make needed changes and then save. Close tab to resume editing additional agencies. 

  • Empty Check Box: this option has been selected in the network's settings, but not the agency's settings
  • Checked Check Box: this option has not been selected in the network's settings, but is checked off in the agency's settings
Click on the "Save" button to save the items or "Cancel"  to discard.