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October 20, 2020 Tuesday at 2 Webinar


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The California Department of Education (CDE) Nutrition Services Division (NSD) hosted the twelfth Tuesday @ 2 School Nutrition Town Hall webinar on October 20, 2020 for school food service operators, chief business officials, and community partners to listen to a discussion on best practices in meal service as schools continue the 2020–21 school year while mitigating COVID-19.

Panelists included speakers from Parlier Unified School District (USD), Pajaro Valley USD, and Fontana USD. The panelists discussed strategies for working with vulnerable populations, serving families with limited transportation, and building valuable partnerships.


The next Tuesday @ 2 School Nutrition Town Hall webinar will be held on Tuesday, December 8, 2020 at 2 p.m. More information on future webinars is available on the Tuesday @ 2 School Nutrition Town Hall Webinar web page.

Contact Information

If you have any questions regarding this subject, please contact Julie BoarerPitchford, Nutrition Education Consultant, by phone at 916-322-1563 or by email at jboarerpitchford@cde.ca.gov.

Questions:   Nutrition Services Division | 800-952-5609
Last Reviewed: Tuesday, November 17, 2020
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