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Kitchen Infrastructure and Training Orientation

The California Department of Education (CDE) is pleased to announce the following orientation webinar for the Kitchen Infrastructure and Training (KIT) Funds on May 3, 2022 from 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.

These funds were apportioned to local educational agencies (LEA) as defined in Assembly Bill 167 as school districts, county offices of education, and charter schools that sponsor the National School Lunch Program or the School Breakfast Program and submitted a timely online registration. Participation in this webinar is not required in order to receive funds. The webinar will not be recorded; however, presentation slides will be posted on the CDE KIT web page.


The webinar will include information on the following topics:

  • KIT Funds Purpose and Eligibility
  • Funding Formulas
  • Accounting Details
  • Kitchen and Training Expenditures
  • Allowable and Unallowable Costs
  • Reporting Requirements

Webinar Schedule 

Kitchen Infrastructure and Training Funds Overview

Tuesday, May 3, 2022

2:00ꟷ3:00 p.m.


This webinar is free to attend on Zoom. Please register in advance for this webinarExternal 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 the information about joining the webinar. First, you will receive confirmation the day you register and then you will receive two reminder emails: one day and one hour prior to the webinar. I, 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 for some reason 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 Nutrition Services Division staff at

Questions:   Nutrition Services Division | 800-952-5609
Last Reviewed: Friday, April 22, 2022
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