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2013-14 Elective Trainings for the CACFP


Nutrition Services Division Management Bulletin
Purpose: Action Required, Beneficial Information

To: Child and Adult Care Food Program Sponsors

Number: NSD-CACFP-09-2013

Attention: Business Official

Date: September 2013

Subject: 2013–14 Elective Trainings for the Child and Adult Care Food Program

The California Department of Education (CDE), Nutrition Services Division (NSD), is pleased to announce the Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) elective training schedule for 2013–14. The Fresno City College (FCC) California Professional Nutrition Education and Training (Cal-Pro-NET) Center offers the courses on a variety of CACFP topics. The courses are accessible 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, through their virtual classroom. These courses are not mandatory. They are provided as resources to help CACFP agencies remain in compliance with federal regulations.

2013–14 Child and Adult Care Food Program Elective Training

The courses listed below will be available online 24 hours a day on the following dates.

Session Training Dates

Fall 2013

October 7–December 13, 2013
(Some courses may begin later)

Spring 2014

January 13–May 30, 2014

Summer 2014

June 9–27, 2014

Target Audience

The Cal-Pro-NET Center offers elective trainings for:

Available Courses

Target Group

Online Courses

Continuing Education
(CE) Units

Child Care Centers
(CCC)

  • Civil Rights in the CACFP
  • Eligibility Form and Enrollment Requirements
  • Financial Management
  • Healthy Meals, Healthy Children
  • Menu Production Records
  • Monitoring and Training
  • Nutrition Guidelines
  • Program Administration
  • 1.0
  • 3.0
  • 1.5
  • 5.0
  • 1.0
  • 7.0
  • 1.0
  • 6.0

Day Care Home (DCH)
Sponsoring Agencies

  • Civil Rights in the CACFP
  • Financial Management
  • Healthy Meals, Healthy Children
  • Monitoring and Training
  • Nutrition Guidelines
  • Program Administration
  • Tiering and Eligibility
  • 1.0
  • 1.5
  • 5.0
  • 7.0
  • 1.0
  • 6.0
  • 3.0

Adult Day Care Centers

  • Civil Rights in the CACFP
  • Eligibility
  • Meals and Claims
  • Monitoring and Training
  • Nutrition Guidelines
  • Program Administration
  • 1.0
  • 3.0
  • 3.0
  • 1.0
  • 1.0
  • 3.0

Emergency Shelters

  • CACFP Management for Emergency Shelters
  • Civil Rights in the CACFP
  • Healthy Meals, Healthy Children
  • Nutrition Guidelines
  • 7.0
  • 1.0
  • 5.0
  • 1.0

CCCs and DCH
Sponsoring Agencies

  • Nutrition Fundamentals
  • Mealtime Environment
  • Preschool Nutrition and Active Physical Play
  • Food Safety

Access these courses in the Learning Center on the Healthy and Active Preschoolers Web site at http://www.healthypreschoolers.com

  • 3.0
  • 1.5
  • 3.0
  • 2.5

For more information regarding the training schedule, course descriptions, and enrollment process, please visit the FCC Cal-Pro-NET Center Web page at http://www.fresnocitycollege.edu/calpronet. The courses are listed under Elective Training on the side menu bar.

Contact Information

Please share this Management Bulletin with appropriate management and staff immediately. If you have any questions regarding this subject, please contact Janet Hill, Nutrition Education Consultant, by phone at 916-323-7185 or 800-952-5609, or by e-mail at jhill@cde.ca.gov.

You may also contact the FCC Cal-Pro-NET Center by e-mail at fcc.calpronet@fresnocitycollege.edu, or by phone at 559-489-2237 or 559-244-5999, extensions 2376, 2377, 2378, 2379, 2380, or 2381. Assistance is available 7 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through Friday.

Questions:   Nutrition Services Division | 800-952-5609
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