TeachersHealthier 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.