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School Nutrition Programs Administrative Review Prereview Training

Module 8: Special Provision Options

Nutrition Services Division

Welcome to the California Department of Education (CDE) Nutrition Services Division (NSD) School Nutrition Programs (SNP) Administrative Review (AR) Prereview Training (PRT). By completing this course, you will learn about the AR process and how to prepare for a successful AR in California.

Course Number: 123
Target Audience: Schools and residential child care institutions with day students
This training is intended for school food authorities (SFA) with day students. If you are an SFA with day students only, or day students and residential students, please complete this training. If you are an SFA with residential students only, do not complete this training. Please contact the NSD at to receive the correct online training web link for your SFA type.

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Module 8, Special Provision Options. In this module, participants will learn about Special Provision Options, including Provision 2 and the Community Eligibility Provision.
All questions require a response unless they are labeled as optional. Navigation options are available at the bottom of each screen. If you have technical difficulties, please email the PRT inbox 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, Form ID Caseload. For more information about the SNP AR, please visit the CDE SNP AR web page.
Save Responses: Allows you to save your place in the online training and return to it later. When you select Save Responses, a new screen will appear and you will have two options to save and return to the saved online training. You can:
  1. Save the unique URL to the survey as a bookmark or add to Favorites in your web browser.
  2. Provide your email address and a unique URL will be emailed to you to return to the saved online training.
After saving your responses, select the URL on this screen to return to the training. Then select Next to continue to the next screen in the training.

Registration Information

 Your Contact Information:
 Are you undergoing an SNP AR in School Year 2021–22?
Use the business name that appears in the CNIPS for your District/Agency.
To begin the course, select Next.