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Webinar: Tuesdays at 2 School Nutrition Town Hall


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On October 26, 2021 at 2 p.m. the Nutrition Services Division (NSD) continues the discussion, policy guidance, and sharing of best practices for operating School Nutrition Programs (SNP) as local educational agencies navigate multiple nationwide waivers and persevere with planning quality services during school year 2021–22.

Join us for the Tuesday @ 2 Virtual Town Hall events on the fourth Tuesday of the month to provide an opportunity for schools to learn about requirements for operating their programs.

Please note that we will need to deviate from our usual schedule for the months of November and December due to the holidays. The November Town Hall is scheduled on the third Tuesday (November 16th) and the December Town Hall is scheduled on the first Tuesday (December 7th) of the month.

The October 26, 2021 Tuesday @ 2 School Nutrition Town Hall webinar will include one featured SNP director who will discuss food service operations and how they are serving meals during COVID-19, addressing program requirements, and promoting program participation.

The Featured Guest Speaker for October is:

  • Anna Apoian Director of Nutrition Services Norwalk- LaMirada

Target Audience

The target audience includes all state and local school nutrition professionals, superintendents, school business officials, and community partners involved in school meal service.

Schedule

Tuesday @ 2 School Nutrition Town Hall

Tuesday, October 26, 2021

2–3:30 p.m.

Registration and Cost

This town hall is free to attend. Register in advance for the Tuesday @ 2 School Nutrition Town Hall 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 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. 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 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.

Crediting Information

  • Administration (3000)
    • Program Management (3200)
      • Manage staff work including scheduling (3210)

Reasonable Accommodation

Pursuant to state and federal statutes, individuals with a disability may request reasonable accommodation to attend or participate in the Tuesday @ 2 School Nutrition Town Hall. Sign language interpreters will be participating in the webinar.

Town Hall Webinar Recordings

The Town Hall Webinars are recorded, however, please note that it takes approximately 3 weeks from the date of the Town Hall to post the recording to the California Department of Education (CDE) webpage. To access previous Town Hall recordings, visit the CDE COVID-19 Guidance in the Child Nutrition Programs web page and select the Webinars tab.

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: Thursday, September 30, 2021
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