The CORE Team is excited to announce that the registration for the three CORE-CACFP Train-the-Trainer Conferences is now open!

Registration is FREE! Space is limited – Register today!

What is the CORE-CACFP Train-the-Trainer Conference:

CACFP Operational Resources & Education (CORE) is a USDA FNS funded training initiative designed to provide practical CACFP sponsor focused training solutions.  State agencies will have access to live in-person training sessions and receive comprehensive training resources to use to train sponsoring organizations.

Attend this interactive and innovative conference and connect with other State agencies while learning new techniques and methods for training your sponsoring organizations.


East Coast Conference

Raleigh, NC
Embassy Suites Crabtree
March 12-14, 2019

Southwest Conference

Dallas, TX
DoubleTree Galleria
April 30-May 2, 2019

West Coast Conference

Los Angeles, CA
Omni LA Hotel  California Plaza
July 9-11, 2019


The CORE training is geared toward State agency staff who are primarily responsible for developing State Agency policy related to the CACFP; and for State agency staff who are primarily responsible for providing training and/or technical assistance directly to sponsoring organizations in the following CACFP training topic areas:

Attendees are responsible for all travel costs. SAE and Audit funds can be used to cover the cost of travel costs to attend the training.  For more information regarding the training, please visit