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School Wellness Workshops

Regional workshop were held in February 2014 for school wellness teams to learn more about the updated school wellness policy requirements that are a part of the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act and resources and tools to help them implement their policies at the local level.

Agenda Items:
• Wellness Policy Background Information
• The Wellness Impact Report
• How to Monitor and Evaluate Policies
• All Foods Available on Campus
• Nutrition Education and Promotion
• Physical Activity and Physical Education
• Other School-Based Wellness Activities
• Alliance for a Healthier Generation’s Healthy Schools Program

Workshop Handouts/Links:
• Presentation Slides
• USDA Smart Snacks
• Smart Snack Calculator
• Healthy School Fundraisers
• Healthy School Celebrations
• School Wellness Policy Building Assessment Tool
• Wellness Policy Checklist
• Healthy Schools Program
• HealthierUS School Challenge
• Cedar Rapids CSD Wellness Poster
• Healthy School Program In-Class Activity Break Videos

Printed from the Iowa Department of Education website on March 06, 2015 at 10:09am.