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Webinar: Introduction to Food Distribution Program

The ISNPA Food Distribution Program Part One webinar is part of the Introduction to School Nutrition Program Administration webinar series and is an overview of the USDA Food Distribution Program.

We are pleased to announce the Introduction to School Nutrition Program Administration (ISNPA) Food Distribution Program Part One as the next webinar in the ISNPA webinar series. This webinar is intended for local school nutrition directors, managers, and nutrition staff.

The ISNPA Food Distribution Program Part One will be offered on January 17, 2023, at 2:00 p.m. Registration information is below. This training will cover:

  • Overview of the USDA Foods Program
  • Types of foods available
  • Participation avenues
  • Calculating and maximizing entitlement

Background

The ISNPA trainings are intended to orient school nutrition staff to the processes, policies, and requirements for operating Child Nutrition Programs administered by the California Department of Education.

The monthly ISNPA webinars are scheduled for 90 minutes and will begin at 2 p.m. on the date listed, unless otherwise noted. Each training in the series will include an overview of specific program topics, highlights of relevant resources, and applicable federal and state regulations.

Webinar Information

Introduction to SNPA Food Distribution Program Part One

January 17, 2023, 2:00 p.m.

Registration and Cost

The webinar trainings are free to attend, but please register in advance for the ISNPA Food Distribution Program Part 1 webinar External link opens in new window or tab.

After registering, you will see a screen that says Webinar Registration Approved with a link to the webinar. You will also receive several emails with attendance information. You will receive confirmation the day you register and then you will receive two reminder emails. If for some reason you cannot find the email confirmation, or do not receive the reminders, you can always reregister.

Tip for Attendees

To save time before the meeting, check your system to make sure it is ready to use Zoom.

If you receive an error message that the host has declined your webinar registration, try using an alternate email address. While not ideal, you may also join by phone if you have technical issues logging in from your computer.

Reasonable Accommodation

Pursuant to state and federal statutes, individuals with a disability may request reasonable accommodation to attend or participate in this webinar. Please note that Live Captioning will be available during the webinar.

Contact Information

If you have any questions regarding this subject, please email the Food Distribution Program at FoodDistribution@cde.ca.gov.

Questions:   Nutrition Services Division | 800-952-5609
Last Reviewed: Wednesday, December 21, 2022
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