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August 11, 2020 Tuesday at 2 Webinar


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The California Department of Education (CDE) Nutrition Services Division (NSD) hosted the seventh Tuesday @ 2 School Nutrition Town Hall webinar on August 11, 2020 for school food service operators, chief business officials, and community partners to listen to questions and answers on transitioning back to school and moving forward in meal service amidst COVID-19.

The webinar opened with a state update by Kim Frinzell, Director of NSD. Panelists included multiple managers from the CDE NSD and Child Nutrition Fiscal Services Unit. Panelists answered questions submitted by sponsors regarding the state meal mandate, meal counting and claiming, meal pattern flexibilities, at-risk after school component of the Child and Adult Food Care Program, community eligibility provision, as well as Prop 98 COVID-19 disaster claims.


The next Tuesday @ 2 School Nutrition Town Hall webinar will be held on Tuesday, August 25, 2020 at 2 p.m. Join the Tuesday @ 2 School Nutrition Town Hall Webinar External link opens in new window or tab..

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If you have any questions regarding this subject, please contact Julie BoarerPitchford, Nutrition Education Consultant, by phone at 916-322-1563 or by email at jboarerpitchford@cde.ca.gov.

Questions:   Nutrition Services Division | 800-952-5609
Last Reviewed: Monday, August 24, 2020
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