Resources for Schools & Educators

Here you can find some excellent resources for promoting healthy environments in education.

  • Smarter Lunchrooms Movement
    • The mission of the Smarter Lunchrooms Movement is to equip school lunchrooms with evidence-based tools that improve child eating behaviors and thus improve the health of children.
  • HealthierUS School Challenge: Smarter Lunchrooms
    • The HealthierUS School Challenge: Smarter Lunchrooms is a voluntary certification initiative recognizing those schools enrolled in Team Nutrition that have created healthier school environments through promotion of nutrition and physical activity.
  • Playworks
    • The Playworks mission is to improve the health and well-being of children by increasing opportunities for physical activity and safe, meaningful play.
  • Recess Rocks!
    • Recess Rocks is a comprehensive movement program that helps reverse childhood obesity and enhance learning for elementary school children.
  • Do More, Watch Less
    • A cutting edge effort to help youth incorporate more screen-free activities into their free time while reducing the time they spend on screen-based activities such as watching TV, surfing the internet, and playing video games.
  • Food and Health Communications
    • Creative culinary resources for health educators.
  • Chefs Move to Schools
    • This website creates a platform for chefs and schools to create partnerships in their communities with the mission of collaboratively educating kids about food and healthy eating.
  • U.S. Food and Drug Administration
  • Healthy Fundraising at School