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Online Course

Summer Food Service Program (SFSP) Program Integrity  

Nutrition Services Division

Welcome to the California Department of Education (CDE) Nutrition Services Division SFSP Program Integrity online course number 013.

This online training reviews the concept of program integrity for the SFSP, how it’s verified, and the process of an administrative review. Additionally, sponsors will learn the civil rights requirements that they are responsible for implementing.
This course takes approximately 15 minutes to complete. Please allow enough time to complete the course in one sitting. At the end of the course, you will be asked to complete a short evaluation. You will then have access to a printable course certificate of completion for your records. Completion of this course 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 or questions about the content of the video, please contact the Summer Meals Unit by email at For more information about SFSP Program Integrity, please visit the CDE SFSP Information web page.

Registration Information

 Your Contact Information:
The First Name, Last Name, and the date of completion will appear on your professional course certificate of completion. Therefore, to enhance the appearance of your certificate, use full names when entering your contact information. If you are currently participating in Child Nutrition Programs (CNP) in California, use the business name that appears in the Child Nutrition Information and Payment System (CNIPS) for your District or Agency.
 Is your CNP operated outside of California?
 Select the category that best describes who is reviewing this course.  
 Are you taking this course to meet the SFSP Mandatory Training requirements?
Sponsors completing this training as part of the SFSP Mandatory Training are required to designate a supervisory personnel staff member or authorized representative responsible for the food service to complete the 11 individual online trainings which cover SFSP regulations, how to run a successful summer program, and best practices for operating meal sites. The course list is as follows:

Course 6 SFSP Program Eligibility
Course 7 SFSP Sponsor and Site Identification
Course 8 SFSP Sponsor Application
Course 9 SFSP Meal Requirements
Course 10 SFSP Vending Options
Course 11 SFSP Procurement and Bid Procedures
Course 12 SFSP Staff Duties and Training
Course 13 SFSP Program Integrity
Course 14 SFSP Program Costs and Reimbursement
Course 15 SFSP Recordkeeping
Course 16 SFSP Food Safety
 Is this online course being reviewed by an individual or as a group?
Provide the URL to this Online Course to participants who would like a certificate of completion and instruct them to complete the certificate within the two to three weeks of the course.
To begin the course, select Next.