Healthier Middle Schools: Everyone Can Help

USDA. FNS. Team Nutrition.

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

Tips for Teachers: Promoting Healthy Eating and Physical Activity in the Classroom (2013) (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 (2015).

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.

Check out these resources to share with teachers to create a healthier classroom:
Classroom Celebrations, Student Incentives, Rewards, Fundraisers:

Establish guidelines for student incentives and rewards, fundraisers, and classroom celebrations.

Making Worksite Wellness Work at Your School (May 2013) (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.