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CCFP Roundtable Virtual Conference 2020–21


Are you aware of the upcoming annual Child Care Food Program (CCFP) Roundtable Conference being held virtually on November 16–18, 2020? The CCFP Roundtable is offering 20 sessions to provide you with the training and inspiration you need during these unprecedented COVID-19 times. It doesn't matter what part of the Child and Adult Food Program (CACFP) you work within, including At-risk afterschool programs, child care centers or family day care homes, they have thoughtfully curated content for you.

Sessions

The session categories are:

  • Policy and Advocacy
  • The Pandemic and the CACFP
  • Racial and Social Justice
  • Business Management and Technology

Don’t miss the California Department of Education (CDE) Nutrition Service Division’s (NSD) session regarding updated meal record policies, procedures, and resources! Did you know that as of October 1, 2020, menu production records (MPR) are no longer required to be maintained by child and adult day care centers. Instead of maintaining MPRs, these agencies are only required to maintain menus with serving sizes. The NSD will provide an overview of this new policy and direct you to resources and information for compliance. This session will also help you prepare for an upcoming review in the 2020–21 program year.

Computer Set Up

You will not need special computer equipment to attend the CCFP Roundtable Conference. The platform is available on computers with an internet connection, and a webcam is suggested (for networking sessions) but not required. However, attendees must use the Google Chrome browser on a computer. Please ensure that Google Chrome External link opens in new window or tab. is installed on your computer in advance of the event.

Registration

To register, visit the CCFP Roundtable 2020 Conference web page External link opens in new window or tab.. To learn about becoming an active member of the CCFP Roundtable, visit the CCFP Roundtable Membership web page External link opens in new window or tab..

Program Year 2020–21 CACFP Mandatory Training

The preconference 2020–21 CACFP Mandatory Training will not be offered this year as part of the CCFP Roundtable Conference. Instead, the 2020–21 CACFP Mandatory Training will only be available through the CDE website beginning mid-November 2020. Stay tuned for more details.

Contact Information

If you have any questions regarding the conference, please contact Elyse Homel Vitale, CCFP Roundtable Conference Executive Director, by phone at 858-449-3597, or by email at coordinator@ccfproundtable.org.

Questions:   Nutrition Services Division | 800-952-5609
Last Reviewed: Monday, November 9, 2020
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