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CACFP Administrative Manual Section 12.1

Child and Adult Care Food Program Administrative Manual Section 12.1: Training Requirements.
Important Notice: CACFP Program Moved to CDSS

The Early Childhood Development Act of 2020 (Senate Bill (SB) 98, Chapter 24, Statutes of 2020) authorized the transfer of child care and development programs administered by the California Department of Education to the California Department of Social Services (CDSS) effective July 1, 2021. The content on this page may not be current and involves the Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) that has moved to CDSS. Visit the CDSS CACFP web page External link opens in new window or tab. or call 1-833-559-2420 for more information.

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Section 12: Training

Section 12.1 Training Requirements 

All CACFP agencies are required to complete training requirements for the program. For information on these training requirements, refer to CDE MB CACFP-03-2019: Training Requirements for the CACFP on the CDE CACFP Bulletin web page. This MB covers the following topics:

  • CDE training for new CACFP agencies
  • CDE training for participating CACFP agencies when adding a new program type
  • CDE annual mandatory training
  • Required CACFP training provided by CACFP agencies
  • Documentation requirements
  • Consequences if training requirements are not met
  • Technical assistance offered by the CDE
  • Training Resources

References: 7 CFR, sections 226.6(a)(2), 226.6(b)(2), 226.6(c)(3)(ii)(F), 226.6(c)(3)(ii)(O), 226.15(e)(12), 226.15(e)(14), 226.16(d)(2), 226.16(d)(3), 226.17(b)(10), 226.18(b)(2), 226.19(b)(6), and 226.19(b)(11); MB CACFP-09-2019  Training Requirements in the CACFP; FNS Instruction 113-1

Questions:   Child and Adult Care Food Programs Branch | 800-952-5609, Option 3
Last Reviewed: Monday, June 28, 2021
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