Healthier Middle Schools: Everyone Can Help

USDA. FNS. Team Nutrition.

This is a series of communication tools designed to help you engage teachers, principals, parents, foodservice managers, and students in school wellness efforts.

Power Panther Professionals

Kansas State Department of Education, Child Nutrition & Wellness.

8 to 12-week customizable staff wellness program designed for school and child care personnel. Its ultimate goal is to improve employees' health and well-being while empowering them to serve as healthy role models for young people and other adults.

Tips for Teachers: Promoting Healthy Eating and Physical Activity in the Classroom (PDF | 3.57 MB)

HHS. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

This publication features easy ways teachers can promote a healthy classroom. These tips were developed from science-based recommendations from CDC’s School Health Guidelines to Promote Healthy Eating and Physical Activity.

Health & Safety Program Resources

National Parent Teacher Association.

This Web site includes information and links to resources and ideas for PTA leaders on creating safe environments that encourage healthy, safe choices and social and emotional support for all students.

PLAY 60 Challenge

American Heart Association. National Football League.

Get students moving every day with training videos, a teacher's guide, online tracker, and teaching resources.

Making Worksite Wellness Work at Your School (PDF | 2.33 MB)

Iowa Department of Public Health; Iowa Department of Education.

Provides school staff with suggestions to get an employee wellness program started.