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CNIPS Training Registration

Information about CDE-sponsored courses, training locations, and registrations are available on the CNIPS Training Registration Web page. This Web page is accessed from the CNIPS Home Page by selecting the Training Registration link.

Training Registration Instructions

Training registrations are available on the CNIPS Training Registration External link opens in new window or tab.  Web page. Please review the instructions below before starting the registration process.

Instructions for Child Nutrition Program Participants

  • Obtain your agency’s five-digit CNIPS identification (ID) number or personal user ID and password.

  • Access the California Department of Education CNIPS Training Registration External link opens in new window or tab. Web page to connect to the CNIPS and begin the online registration process.

  • Use your agency’s CNIPS ID or personal user ID and password to register and follow the system prompts as shown below:

    • Program Screen—select preferred program or all
    • Available Trainings Screen—select preferred course
    • Available Training Locations Screen—select preferred location

  • After completing the Attendee Information and selecting the Continue button a confirmation e-mail will be sent to the e-mail address provided upon completion of the registration process.

Instructions for Nonprogram Participants

Please note that some courses and trainings are only available to Child Nutrition Program sponsors.
  • Access the California Department of Education CNIPS Training Registration External link opens in new window or tab. Web page to connect to the CNIPS and begin the online registration process.

  • Enter your agency or organization name in the text box where indicated. If you do not work for an agency or organization, enter your last name in the text box. Select View Available Training.

  • Register and follow the system prompts as shown below:

    • Program Screen—select preferred program or all
    • Available Trainings Screen—select preferred program course
    • Available Locations Screen—select preferred location

  • After completing the Attendee Information and selecting the Continue button a confirmation e-mail will be sent to the e-mail address provided upon completion of the registration process.

Registration Assistance and Cancellation Procedure

For assistance with online registration or if you are unable to attend and require a cancellation, please contact the CNIPS Help Desk weekdays from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. by phone at 800-952-5609, Option 6, or by e-mail at CNIPS@cde.ca.gov. If possible, please provide your registration confirmation number when cancelling your registration.

Questions:   Help Desk | CNIPS@cde.ca.gov | 800-952-5609
Last Reviewed: Tuesday, February 14, 2017
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