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Student Success & Wellness Bureau 2021-07-27T08:31:54-06:00


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The Student Success and Wellness Bureau (SSWB) administers the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Food and Nutrition Program for 210 School Food Authorities (Districts, Charters, BIE’s, Private and RCCI’s) across the state of New Mexico. The SSWB also implements the Education for Homeless Children Program, Services for Foster Care students, and the Migrant Education Program.


The SSWB is committed to ensuring all school-aged children have equal access to healthy meals and receive the resources needed to be successful in their educational goals and objectives.

SSWB Provides:

  • Reimbursement to School food authorities (SFAs) for  meals and snacks that follow federal and state requirements, including offering free and reduced priced meals to eligible students.
  • Monitoring of SFAs and sponsors to ensure compliance with state and federal guidelines and regulations.
  • In-person and online trainings, classes and workshops for school food service staff and stakeholders.
  • Offer targeted support and resources to promote program integrity, innovation and effectiveness.
  • Provide guidance and Support to Superintendents, Teachers, Business Managers, Food Service Directors, Migrant Directors, McKinney Vento Liaison, and other State of New Mexico Department staff.
  • Align ESSA plan to Migrant and Homeless Programs to increase student scores in targeted curriculum areas


Directory of Summer Meal sites operated by the PED/ECECD please visit:

New Mexico Summer Food Sites 2021


Map and Location of New Mexico USDA-FNS Feeding Sites

Click : Map of New Mexico

Pandemic-EBT Information

PED/HSD P-EBT Customer Service Hotline- 1-833-415-0569

P-EBT Customer Service Replacement Card- 1-800-843-8303

Research Students Pandemic-EBT- Update Address Verification

Human Services Webpage on P-EBT

P-EBT Questions for QA Schools


The deadline for parents to submit meal applications to their School Food Authority for the SY 20-21 Summer P-EBT benefits is on July 15, 2021. The submission of school meal applications after this deadline will not qualify their children for summer P-EBT benefits.


2021 Spring Webinar Presentations

April 2021 Reopening Guidelines for School Food Authority

After-school Snack Program

Final Waiver Updates

Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program

Highly Mobile Students Presentation

Preparing for your SSO Monitoring and Technical Assistance

SSO Spring Training

SSWB 742 Report- PEBT Updates

SSWB Spring Training 2021 Agenda

SY 20-21 Meal Service Guidance

Reopening Considerations Checklist (PDF)

Guidance on Providing Meals During Reentry (PDF)

Considerations for Meal Service (PDF)

Production Record (PDF)

CEP Edit Check Worksheet with Instructions (XLS)

Standard and P2 Edit Checks (XLS)

USDA Nationwide Waivers for School Year 20-21

NMPED State Oversight Waiver and Plan and Flexibility for the Administrative Review Cycle Requirement

Flexibility for the Administrative Review Cycle Requirement (DOC)

Provision 2 Base Year Claiming Percentages Waiver Request (PDF)

National School Lunch Program (NSLP) SY20-21 Waiver Opt In Form (DOC)

NSLP Rates 2020 (PDF)

COVID-19 Parent Pickup for NSLP Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program Sponsors Waiver Request SY20-21 (PDF)

COVID-19 Meal Pattern Nationwide Waiver SY20-21 (PDF)

COVID-19 Meal Times Nationwide Waiver SY20-21 (PDF)

COVID-19 Non-congregate Nationwide Waiver SY 20-21 (PDF)

COVID-19 OVS Nationwide Waiver SY20-21 (PDF)

COVID-19 Parent Pickup Nationwide Waiver SY20-21 (PDF)

2020 Summer Food Service Program (SFSP) and Seamless Summer Option (SSO) State Agency Waiver Request: Meal Service Timing Flexibility (DOC)

COVID19 Area Eligibility Nationwide Waiver Extension

COVID19 Extending SFSP-SSO

COVID19 SFSP Closed Enrolled Nationwide Waiver Extension

COVID19 SFSP First Week Site Visits Nationwide Waiver Extension

NM FFVP FINAL Parent Pickup SY 20-21

NM PED Provision 2 Meal Counting Claiming Waiver



Student Success and Wellness Bureau
New Mexico Public Education Department
Federal Building
120 S. Federal Pl. Room 207
Santa Fe, NM 87501

Phone: 505-827-1821
Fax: 505-827-1815

USDA Nondiscrimination Statement:

For all other FNS nutrition assistance programs, State or local agencies, and their sub recipients, must post the following Nondiscrimination Statement

In accordance with Federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, the USDA, its Agencies, offices, and employees, and institutions participating in or administering USDA programs are prohibited from discriminating based on race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity in any program or activity conducted or funded by USDA. Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication for program information (e.g. Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language, etc.), should contact the Agency (State or local) where they applied for benefits. Individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing or have speech disabilities may contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339. Additionally, program information may be made available in languages other than English.

To file a program complaint of discrimination, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form, (AD-3027) found online at: How to File a Complaint, and at any USDA office, or write a letter addressed to USDA and provide in the letter all of the information requested in the form. To request a copy of the complaint form, call (866) 632-9992. Submit your completed form or letter to USDA by:

(1) mail: U.S. Department of Agriculture
Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights
1400 Independence Avenue, SW
Washington, D.C. 20250-9410;

(2) fax: (202) 690-7442; or

(3) email:

This institution is an equal opportunity provider.

De conformidad con la Ley Federal de Derechos Civiles y los reglamentos y políticas de derechos civiles del Departamento de Agricultura de los EE. UU. (USDA, por sus siglas en inglés), se prohíbe que el USDA, sus agencias, oficinas, empleados e instituciones que participan o administran programas del USDA discriminen sobre la base de raza, color, nacionalidad, sexo, discapacidad, edad, o en represalia o venganza por actividades previas de derechos civiles en algún programa o actividad realizados o financiados por el USDA.

Las personas con discapacidades que necesiten medios alternativos para la comunicación de la información del programa (por ejemplo, sistema Braille, letras grandes, cintas de audio, lenguaje de señas americano, etc.), deben ponerse en contacto con la agencia (estatal o local) en la que solicitaron los beneficios. Las personas sordas, con dificultades de audición o discapacidades del habla pueden comunicarse con el USDA por medio del Federal Relay Service [Servicio Federal de Retransmisión] al (800) 877-8339. Además, la información del programa se puede proporcionar en otros idiomas.

Para presentar una denuncia de discriminación, complete el Formulario de Denuncia de Discriminación del Programa del USDA, (AD-3027) que está disponible en línea en: How to File a Complaint. y en cualquier oficina del USDA, o bien escriba una carta dirigida al USDA e incluya en la carta toda la información solicitada en el formulario. Para solicitar una copia del formulario de denuncia, llame al (866) 632-9992. Haga llegar su formulario lleno o carta al USDA por:

(1) correo: U.S. Department of Agriculture Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights 1400 Independence Avenue, SW Washington, D.C. 20250-9410;

(3) correo electrónico:

(2) fax: (202) 690-7442; o

Esta institución es un proveedor que ofrece igualdad de oportunidades.

Page last updated July 27, 2021