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Online Course

Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program Orientation Series

Nutrition Services Division

Welcome to the California Department of Education (CDE) Nutrition Services Division Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program (FFVP) Orientation Series online course.

By completing this course, you will have an overview of the FFVP grant, understand the funding and expenditure categories, and learn about the claim process in the Child Nutrition Information and Payment System (CNIPS).

Course Number: 900
Target Audience: FFVP grantees
This course takes approximately 90 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 have questions about the content of the video, please contact the Education and Nutrition Policy Unit by phone at 916-445-9127 or the CDE FFVP Team by email at All questions are required unless marked optional.

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The First Name, Last Name, and the Date of Course 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 the Child Nutrition Programs (CNP) in California, use the business name that appears in CNIPS for your SFA Name.
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