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Part 8: Off-site Procurement Review Process

Part 8 in the Procurement Guidance Course Series.

Course Description

This online training describes the steps in the off-site local agency procurement review, including what procurement documentation school food authorities must submit to the California Department of Education (CDE), what the CDE is reviewing, and the process for closing the review.

  • Course Number: 708
  • Training Length: 30 minutes
  • Certificate: Yes
  • Target Audience: School business officials and food service staff
  • Mandatory: No
  • Cost: Free
  • Date Recorded: December 2022

Online Course

Begin the Part 8: Off-site Procurement Review Process course.

Referenced Resources

The following resources are referred to throughout this online course:

Additional Resources

  • CDE Procurement Review Instructions web page
    Instructions for the procurement review process including the required documents the SNP operator must submit to the CDE for review and a list of additional documents the CDE may request.

  • CDE Vendor Paid List Instructions web page
    List of common goods and services that the School Nutrition Program Operator should include and exclude in the Vendor Paid List provided to the CDE for the procurement review.


  • Crediting: 0.5 hours
  • Key Area: Administration (3000)
    • Training Topic: Program Management (3200)
      • Learning Objective: Administrative Review (3260)

Contact Us

If you have technical difficulties, please contact the Nutrition Services Division Procurement Resources Unit by email at

Questions:   Procurement Resources Unit | | 916-322-8323
Last Reviewed: Monday, July 24, 2023
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