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CDE Spring Training 2024


The California Department of Education (CDE) Nutrition Services Division (NSD) is offering a series of 12 in-person training sessions which will cover aspects of resource management and procurement for School Nutrition Program operators.

Course Description

The trainings will cover the following topics:

  • Identification and documentation of allowable costs
  • Internal controls assessment and best practices
  • Time and effort documentation
  • Nonprogram foods best practices
  • Procurement principles and local purchasing

Target Audience

The training is intended for Food Service Directors, Chief Financial Officers or Business Officers, and school food authorities (SFA) procurement professionals.

Registration

There is no cost to attend the trainings and SFA can have up to three attendees per session. Each attendee must register individually with a valid SFA email address. Some locations have two one-day training courses, please pick the date that best suits your schedule. We ask that you only register for one session to allow space for other attendees.

Each training event has a limited number of spaces. Each registrant will receive an email confirming registration. The registration form will not allow any further submissions after the capacity has been reached. For assistance with online registration or if you are unable to attend and need to cancel, please contact snpcafefundquestions@cde.ca.gov. If possible, please provide your registration confirmation number when cancelling your registration.

Registration Link and Event Schedule

To register for these events, please click the link and select the event you would like to attend in the drop-down menu: Resource Management and Procurement Resources Spring Training 2024.

  • April 22, 2024 – San Juan Unified School District Day 1
  • April 23, 2024 – San Juan Unified School District Day 2
  • April 25, 2024 – Santa Clara County Office of Education (COE)
  • April 29, 2024 – Monterrey Peninsula Unified School District
  • May 1, 2024 – Fresno Unified School District
  • May 7, 2024 – Oxnard Union High School District
  • May 9, 2024 – San Diego COE Day 1
  • May 10, 2024 – San Diego COE Day 2
  • May 15, 2024 – Corona Norco Unified School District
  • May 16, 2024 – Garden Grove Unified School District Day 1
  • May 17, 2024 – Garden Grove Unified School District Day 2
  • May 21, 20204 – Humboldt COE

All trainings will be held from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. with a one-hour break for lunch (please note that lunch will not be provided). The registration link contains the full address for each training session.

If you have any other questions regarding this training, please contact the Resource Management Unit by email at snpcafefundquestions@cde.ca.gov.

Questions:   Nutrition Services Division | 800-952-5609
Last Reviewed: Wednesday, March 20, 2024
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