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School Nutrition Program Administrative Review Prereview Training

Nutrition Services Division

Welcome to the California Department of Education (CDE) Nutrition Services Division (NSD) School Nutrition Program (SNP) Administrative Review (AR) Prereview Training.

By completing this training, you will learn about the AR process and how to prepare for a successful AR in California.
This training takes approximately four hours to complete. Please allow enough time to complete the training in one sitting or you may save at any time and return later. At the end of the training, you will be asked to complete a short evaluation. You will then have access to a printable training certificate of completion for your records. Completion of this training is not recorded until you select Submit on the final screen. By selecting Submit, you are acknowledging that you have viewed the entire course.
Navigation options are available at the bottom of each screen. If you have technical difficulties, please contact Kimberly Char, Associate Governmental Program Analyst, by phone at 916-322-1462 or by email at If you have questions about the content of the training modules, please contact your NSD Field Services Unit (FSU) representative. The FSU contact list is available in the Child Nutrition Information and Payment System (CNIPS) Download Forms section, titled Caseload. For more information about the SNP AR, please visit the CDE SNP AR web page.

Registration Information

 Your Contact Information:
The First Name, Last Name, and the date of completion will appear on your professional training certificate of completion, therefore, use full names to enhance the appearance of your certificate. Use the business name that appears in the CNIPS for your District/Agency.
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