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Teacher Enrichment Kits - Another Successful Year!
Thanks to all of you that used the Healthy Schools NH Teacher Enrichment Kits. Many of you came up with creative ideas to enhance the lessons.
Healthy Schools NH: Healthy Eating and Active Living in NH Schools
Healthy Schools NH partners with New Hampshire schools that have a high population of low-income students and that want to improve their school
nutrition and physical activity environments to enhance children’s health.
The Healthy Schools NH program is available at no cost to any New Hampshire
school in which 50 percent or more of students qualify to receive free or
reduced meals through the National School Lunch Program.
- Offers a tool for assessing the school’s overall environment with regard
to nutrition, nutrition education, and physical activity opportunities.
- Connects school personnel with health-focused peers in other schools.
Offers one-to-one mentoring, coaching, and ongoing support for school
nurses, faculty, and food-service personnel to help schools tailor their
programs to their unique needs. cultures, and constraints.
Provides nutrition curricula and other classroom materials, bulletin
boards, take-home newsletters, and more.
Connects school staff with training opportunities.
Contact us for more information or to enroll.
The Initiative is one component of UNH Cooperative Extension’s Nutrition
Connections program, which is funded by the USDA Food and Nutrition Service and the N.H. Food Stamp Program.