The following links are full of resources to support your efforts. Please share more so that our work can increase. Please also look at the page listing Dekalb Schools with successful programs in place.
- NPTA Health and Wellness programs
- Georgia PTA, Childhood Obesity http://etpgeorgia.kaiserpermanente.org/
- Let's Move!
- CDC, Physical Activity Facts
- School Health Index, an annual assessment required by EACH school
- http://projectclean.us/ - "Flushed" with RESPECT for public restrooms and the importance of our school's facilities.
- Nutrition in the classroom, Roommomspot.com
- www.Strong4Life.com from CHOA
- Alliance for Healthy Kids
- Alliance for a Healthier Generation
- Fact Sheet on S. 3307, the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids
- Mercola Sugar article (to back up no sugar policies)
- Fuel Up To Play 60 program
- www.actionforhealthykids.org/resources over (100+ resources in 1 location!!)
- www.walkbiketoschool.org Not sure where to start or have some questions? Nicole Hollis is happy to sit down with you or someone from your school to discuss the program, explain the benefits to schools, and jump-start your school's Safe Routes To School program. Please contact Nichole Hollis, School Outreach Coordinator-Metro Atlanta Region at 404.849.4517 or Nichole@SafeRoutesGA.org. Explore their website at www.saferoutesga.org
- kidsgardening.org, very helpful newsletters for schools with gardens
- Georgia Shape, supporting and understanding the the FitnessGram and so much more!
- www.fruitsandveggiesmorematters.org, FULL of great tips, ideas, & recipes!Healthy Students are Better Students, This report addresses why schools play a
- more important role than ever in helping forge the nation’s future. It illuminates
- the vital importance of improved nutrition and increased physical activity in creating an environment that enriches students’ readiness to learn.
- http://amandaspeaks.com/ is a GREAT resource for High School settings to come inspire and learn from our mistakes. Please look at her site and consider hosting her at your school.
Our food is HALF as nutritious as it was 100 years ago: