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Health Education

www.learningzonexpress.com
Your source for innovative nutrition education and life skills products.

www.safehealthyschools.org/index.htm

A Gateway to information on comprehensive school health (CSH) and health promoting schools (HPS). Provides links to research, reports, how-to manuals, planning & assessment tools, lesson plans and student webquests.

www.aahperd.org/
whatwedo/nationalStandards.cfm?cid=00020
 AAHE National Health Education Standards.

www.healthinschools.org
The Center for Health and Health Care in Schools: School Health Links.

www.fns.usda.gov/TN/resources/changing.html
The U.S. department of Agriculture's Food and Nutrition Services has a toolkit on "Changing the Scene"-Improving the School Nutrition Envirionment".


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Health Services


www.cdc.gov/healthyyouth/shsr/index.htm
A user-friendly web tool to help school staff easily locate all of the CDC's school health services resources in one location.

www.nasn.org/Default.aspx?tabid=62
National Association of School Nurses: School Health Resources.

www.healthinschools.org
The Center for Health and Health Care in Schools website.

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Healthy School Environment

http://www.neahin.org/educator-resources/playing-smart-a-new-guide-to.html

"Playing Smart":  A new guide to help communities access local school facilities.

www.cspinet.org/nutritionpolicy/constructive_rewards.pdf
Constructive Classroom Rewards:  Promoting Good Habits While Protecting Children's Health

www.lungusa.org/healthy-air/
Assessing Indoor Air Quality: Asthma Prevention.

www.keepschoolssafe.org/index.htm

Keep Schools Safe website.

www.cdc.gov/healthyyouth/health_and_academics/index.htm
Linking Health and Academic Achievement.

http://www.cspinet.org/schoolfundraising.pdf
Suggestions and recommendations for healthy fundraising ideas for schools.

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Physical Education

www.aahperd.org/naspe/standards/
NASPE National Standards for Physical Education.

www.georgiashape.org
Georgia S.H.A.P.E.
Through fitness assessment, the program provides personal information that can help parents and children make informed decisions – a valuable first step in collecting children’s health and fitness data that can drive policy and program improvements.

www.cdc.gov/nccdphp/dnpa/kidswalk/index.htm

Kids Walk-to-School Program.

www.eatsmartmovemorenc.com/School.html
Eat Smart, Move More…North Carolina is a statewide initiative that promotes increased opportunities for physical activity and healthy eating through policy and environmental change.  Health professionals will find modules for creating change with school-age children.

www.cdc.gov/HealthyYouth/physicalactivity/brochures
Make your vision of a healthy school into a reality.

Increasing Academic Performance While Reducing Obesity
Research-based background and justification compiled by Dr. Diane Allensworth.

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Psychological, Counseling and Social Services

www.healthinschools.org/Health-in-Schools/Health-Services/School-Based-Mental-Health.aspx
The Center for Health and Health Care in Schools: Mental Health Services in Schools.

www.aboutourkids.org/families/disorders_treatments
New York University Child Study Center: Guide to Psychiatric Medications for Children and Adolescents.  2001.

www.mentalhealth.org/publications/allpubs/CA-0004/default.asp
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Center for Mental Health Services: Children’s and Adolescent’s Mental Health.  1995.

http://store.samhsa.gov/pages/searchResult/conduct+disorders
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Center for Mental Health Services: Children and Adolescents With Conduct Disorder.
 

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Parent/Family Involvement

www.ncrel.org/sdrs/areas/issues/envrnmnt/
famncomm/pa1lk37.htm
North Central Regional Educational Laboratory.

www.ed.gov/pubs/FamInvolve/index.html

U.S. Department of Education

http://www.seattleschools.org/modules/cms/pages.phtml?sessionid=29d39e1ef664dfd26221f75da13606e6&pageid=206895&sessionid=29d39e1ef664dfd26221f75da13606e6
Seattle Public Schools: Family Involvement in Education – What the Research Says

www.childtrendsdatabank.org

Child Trends DataBank.

http://www.pta.org/programs/content.cfm?ItemNumber=3126

National PTA – National Standards for Parent/Family Involvement Programs.

http://www.cde.state.co.us/FedPrograms/ti/a_annrpt.asp
Colorado Department of Education.

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School Nutrition Services

www.dole5aday.com

www.ific.org

International Food Information Council.

www.fsis.usda.gov/Food_Safety_Education/Thermy/index.asp
Thermy™ for Food Service Professionals.

www.californiaprojectlean.org/doc.asp?id=222&parentid=221
Showcases successful or promising examples of healthy eating and physical activity strategies that have made it easier for youth to eat healthy and be active at school.

www.olemiss.edu/depts/nfsmi/About/Mission.html

National Food Service Management Institute provides education, research and resources to promote excellence in Child Nutrition Programs.

www.cdc.gov/HealthyYouth/Nutrition/Making-It-Happen/index.htm
Stories of schools and school districts that have implemented innovative strategies to improve foods sold, in schools, outside of the Federal meal program.

http://healthymeals.nal.usda.gov/nal_display/index.php?info_center=14&tax_level=1&tax_subject=230
Industry recipes and tips for School Food Service.

http://www.fns.usda.gov/fns/regulations.htm
USDA Food and Nutrition Service website.

http://nasbe.org/healthy_schools/hs/
National Association of State Boards of Education sample policies to encourage healthy eating.

http://public.doe.k12.ga.us/fbo_nutrition.aspx
Georgia Department of Education School Nutrition Information.

www.asfsa.org
 
School Nutrition Association. Includes information on National School Breakfast Week in March.

www.eatsmartmovemorenc.com/School.html
Eat Smart, Move More…North Carolina is a statewide initiative that promotes increased opportunities for physical activity and healthy eating through policy and environmental change.  Health professionals will find modules for creating change with school-age children.

www.nutrition.gov
A web-based resource launched by the Department of Agriculture that includes databases, recipes, interactive tools and specialized information for infants and children, adult women and men and seniors.  It is designed to help people find answers to nutrition and food related questions.

Increasing Academic Performance While Reducing Obesity
Research-based background and justification compiled by Dr. Diane Allensworth. 

www.fsis.usda.gov/food_safety_education/food_safety_education_programs/index.asp?src_location=content&src_page=FSEd
Food safety multilingual resources from the Food Safety Training  and Education Alliance.

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Worksite Wellness for Staff

http://www.eatsmartmovemorenc.com/Worksites/Worksites.html

Eat Smart Move More North Carolina
 
www.preventdisease.com/healthtools/tools.html
Fitness assessment tools.

www.nhlbi.nih.gov/about/ncep/index.htm

National Cholesterol Education Program.

www.welcoa.org

The Wellness Councils of America is dedicated to helping organizations of all kinds build and sustain results-oriented wellness programs.

www.smokefree.gov
This website was created by the Tobacco Control Research Branch of the National Cancer Institute, with important contributions from other nationally recognized agencies and organizations such as the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the American Cancer Society.  It is intended to help you or someone you care about quit smoking.

www.cdc.gov/nccdphp/dnpa/hwi/toolkits/index.htm
Healthier Worksite Intiative
 
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School Health Programming Topics

Advocating for School Health

http://www.heart.org/HEARTORG/Advocate/Advocate_UCM_001133_SubHomePage.jsp
Advocacy Section of American Heart Association website.

http://www.astho.org/Advocacy.aspx

Advocacy Section of Association of State and Territorial Health Officials website.

www.actionforhealthykids.org
Ways to take action to improve children's nutrition and physical activity in the education environment.

www.healtheducationadvocate.org

Health Education Advocacy.

www.neahin.org/bagthejunk
Tools, resources and information from healthy food experts to keep you informed
and up to date.

http://www.tobaccofreekids.org/
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids online action network.

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Curricula with Credible Evidence of Effectiveness

www.promisingpractices.net
Promising Practices Network.

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Funding for School Health Programs and Projects

www.grants.gov
One-stop shopping for information on applying for all Federal grants.

www.learnerassociates.net/proposal
Guide for writing a funding proposal.

www.eduplace.com/grants/help/topten.html

Tips for writing a proposal.

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Guidelines

www.cdc.gov/HealthyYouth/asthma/index.htm
Link to CDC Strategies for Addressing Asthma Within a Coordinated School Health Program.

www.cdc.gov/HealthyYouth/injury/index.htm

CDC School Health Guidelines to Prevent Unintentional Injuries and Violence.

www.cdc.gov/HealthyYouth/nutrition/index.htm

CDC Nutrition: School Health Guidelines.

www.cdc.gov/HealthyYouth/physicalactivity/index.htm

CDC Guidelines for Schools and Communities to Promote Lifelong Physical Activity Among Young People.

www.cdc.gov/HealthyYouth/sexualbehaviors/index.htm

CDC Sexual Behaviors: School Health Guidelines.

www.cdc.gov/HealthyYouth/tobacco/index.htm

CDC Guidelines for School Health Programs to Prevent Tobacco Use and Addiction.

www.cdc.gov/ncipc/pedestrian/default.htm

National Strategies for Advancing Child Pedestrian Safety – free copy online.

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Health Trend Data (Statistics)
 
www.cdc.gov/HealthyYouth/YRBS
Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance System.

www.cdc.gov/HealthyYouth/SHPPS/index.htm

School Health Policies and Programs Study.

www.cdc.gov/injury/wisqars

WISQARSTM (Web-based Injury Statistics Query and Reporting System) is an interactive database system that provides customized reports of injury-related data.

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School Health Policies

http://nasbe.org/press-releases/nasbe-releases-two-critical-new-school-health-policy-guides/
National Association of State Boards of Education collection of state school health policies.

http://www.schoolwellnesspolicies.org/
The National Alliance for Nutrition and Activity (NANA) has developed a set of Model Local School Wellness Policies on Physical Activity and Nutrition to assist local school districts as they write and implement wellness policies, in accordance with the Child Nutrition and WIC Reauthorization Act of 2004.

www.fns.usda.gov/tn/healthy/wellnesspolicy.html
The U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food and Nutrition Services' Team Nutrtion and local wellness policy.

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