Additional resources and links for Nutrition, Physical Education and Physical Activity, and Management and Care of Chronic Conditions


Nutrition
Resources, Tools, and Organizational Links
National Nutrition Standards National Resources
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Adolescent and School Health


CDC Domain 2 resources for State Public Health Actions and High Obesity grantees (and other interested practitioners) to help advance strategies related to physical activity and nutrition issues

Community Health Online Resource Center
These resources describe why environmental changes are at the heart of making healthy living easier, and how to execute them. Tools include webinars, model policies, tool kits, databases, fact sheets, and other practical materials.

Action for Healthy Kids

Action for Healthy Kids fights childhood obesity, undernourishment and physical inactivity by helping schools become healthier places so kids can live healthier lives.

Alliance for a Healthier Generation

The Healthy Schools Program is an evidence-based initiative that will help you to create and sustain healthy environments where your students can learn better and flourish by improving school's physical education, health education, and nutrition.

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Bridging the Gap

These resources describe why environmental changes are at the heart of making healthy living easier, and how to execute them. Tools include webinars, model policies, tool kits, databases, fact sheets, and other practical materials.

ChangeLab Solutions Childhood Obesity

Food Research and Action Center

Let's Move!

Healthier US Schools Challenge This nationwide award program, created by the U.S. Department of Agriculture in 2004, recognizes schools that create healthier school environments through their promotion of good nutrition and physical activity. Schools that are doing the very best work to keep kids healthy are recognized, and high-achieving schools even receive monetary incentives.

My Plate

ChooseMyPlate.gov provides practical information to individuals, health professionals, nutrition educators, and the food industry to help consumers build healthier diets with resources and tools for dietary assessment, nutrition education, and other user-friendly nutrition information.

National Association of Chronic Disease Directors (NACDD) Nevada: Improving School Nutrition, Strengthened by a State Wellness Policy

National Association of State Boards of Education (NASBE)

No Kid Hungry Center for Best Practices

No Kid Hungry School Calculator

This is an interactive calculator that provides decision-makers in schools and districts with a business model to understand the financial feasibility of feeding students by maximizing three federal nutrition programs: school breakfast, afterschool meals and summer meals.

School Nutrition Association

Smarter Lunchrooms Movement

Tools and information related to cafeteria behavioral economics

USDA Team Nutrition Implementation Tools and Resources

Voices for Healthy Kids
Voices for Healthy Kids®, is a joint initiative of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) and American Heart Association (AHA)

State Resources

California Department of Education Nutrition Education Resource Guide

Connecticut State Department of Education Action Guide for School Nutrition and Physical Activity Policies

Illinois Public Health Institute case studies of schools implementing strong nutrition standards

Maine, Let's Go!

Let's Go! is a nationally recognized childhood obesity prevention program. Their goal is to increase physical activity and healthy eating for children from birth to 18 through policy and environmental change.

Massachusetts Children at Play Healthy Eating Guidelines

NACDD Community of Practice Resources

Nutrition and Physical Education and Physical Activity



Physical Education and Physical Activity
Resources, Tools, and Organizational Links
National Physical Education and Physical Activity Standards National Resources
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Adolescent and School Health

Action for Healthy Kids

Action for Healthy Kids fights childhood obesity, undernourishment and physical inactivity by helping schools become healthier places so kids can live healthier lives.

Active Academics

Active Academics provides practical physical activity ideas that can be integrated into regular classroom content areas.

Active Living Research: Active Education: Physical Education, Physical Activity and Academic Performance

Alliance for a Healthier Generation

The Healthy Schools Program is an evidence-based initiative to create and sustain healthy environments where students can learn better and flourish by improving school's physical education, health education, and nutrition.

Resources:

These resources describe why environmental changes are at the heart of making healthy living easier, and how to execute them. Tools include webinars, model policies, tool kits, databases, fact sheets, and other practical materials.

ChangeLab Solutions Childhood Obesity


Institute of Medicine: Educating the Student Body: Taking Physical Activity and Physical Education to School

Let's Move!

Let's Move! Active Schools
Let's Move! Active Schools is a physical activity and physical education solution to ensure 60 minutes of physical activity a day is the new norm for schools.

Healthier US Schools Challenge
This nationwide award program, created by the U.S. Department of Agriculture in 2004, recognizes schools that create healthier school environments through their promotion of good nutrition and physical activity. Schools that are doing the very best work to keep kids healthy are recognized, and high-achieving schools even receive monetary incentives.

National Association of State Boards of Education (NASBE)

National Physical Activity Plan

Presidential Youth Fitness Program

The Presidential Youth Fitness Program (PYFP) is a free program developed to ensure what happens before, during, and after the fitness assessment is beneficial for students and teachers and leads to youth who are active for life.

Safe Routes to School National Partnership

SHAPE America


State Resources

Connecticut State Department of Education Action Guide for School Nutrition and Physical Activity Policies

Maine, Let's Go!
Let's Go! is a nationally recognized childhood obesity prevention program. Their goal is to increase physical activity and healthy eating for children from birth to 18 through policy and environmental change.

NACDD Community of Practice Resources

Nutrition and Physical Education and Physical Activity


Management and Care of Chronic Conditions
Asthma Diabetes Food Allergy and Anaphylaxis
State Resources
Seizure Disorders Oral Health Conditions
State Resources

California School Boards Association and the Center for Oral Health Integrating Oral Health into School Programs and Policies

Michigan Dental Association School-Based Oral Health Care: A Choice for Michigan Children

Michigan Department of Community Health, Michigan Dental Association, & Seal! Michigan Selecting A School-Based Oral Health Care Program: Questions and Answers for School Staff

New York State Department of Health Oral Health for Infants and Children

New York State Oral Health Center of Excellence

Pennsylvania Department of Health Guidelines for the School Dental Health Program for Pennsylvania's School Age Children and Adolescents

Wisconsin Department of Health Services, Wisconsin Oral Health Coalition, & Children’s Health Alliance of Wisconsin Selecting A School-Based Oral Health Care Program: Questions and Answers for School Staff

Additional Resources for Chronic Conditions
State Resources

Success Stories

Other Relevant School Health Resources and Links