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September 22, 2020 Tuesday at 2 Webinar


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The California Department of Education (CDE) Nutrition Services Division (NSD) hosted the tenth Tuesday @ 2: School Nutrition Town Hall webinar on September 22, 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 start the 2020–21 school year while mitigating COVID-19.

Panelists included speakers from North Monterey County Unified School District (USD), Covina Valley USD, Rocklin USD, and Santa Clarita Valley School Food Service Agency Joint Purchasing Agreement. The panelists discussed strategies for serving meals to reach their distance learning students and rebuild program participation.


The next Tuesday @ 2: School Nutrition Town Hall webinar will be held on Tuesday, October 6, 2020 at 2 p.m. Join the Tuesday @ 2: School Nutrition Town Hall Webinar External link opens in new window or tab..

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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: Monday, October 5, 2020
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