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School Wellness

Children are the future. So, let’s create and support healthy school environments, where proper nutrition, physical activity, and wellness are all valued.

The California SNAP-Ed School Wellness trainings offer resources to gain the knowledge and tools you need to build effective school wellness strategies that produce valuable and successful action plans. Browse below and you are sure to find something that fits your need.

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Facilitator's Guide

Tools for Building Effective School Wellness Strategies (Word, 7.7MB)


Tools for Building Effective School Wellness Strategies (PPT, 8.88MB)


USDA School Wellness Policy (PDF)
Alliance Model Wellness Policy (PDF)
Healthy Schools Program (PDF)
Model School Wellness Policy (PDF)
SCAN Questionnaire (PDF)
School Health Index: A Self-Assessment and Planning Guide (PDF, 2.5MB)
School Health Index Brochure (PDF)
School Wellness Resource Scramble (Word)
Action Plan Activity (Word)
School Wellness Action Commitment Form (Word)


California SNAP-Ed Connection - Evidence-Based Interventions

Additional Resources

The resources listed below are intended to complement California SNAP-Ed trainings provided. For questions on allowability of use in implementing SNAP-Ed activities, please contact your SNAP-Ed State Implementing Agency contact for clarification and guidance.
Action for Healthy Kids - The California Team
California Food Policy Advocates
California Local School Wellness Policy Collaborative
California School Nutrition Association
Smarter Lunchrooms Movement
UC CalFresh Nutrition Education Program

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