Listed below are a variety of resources to help better understand Healthy Eating and Active Living, specifically on how to prevent childhood obesity through physical activity, and our work regarding this initiative.
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Healthy Eating and Active Living
- Smart Ideas to Implement Smart Snacks in Schools Webinar co-hosted with Action for Healthy Kids(September 28, 2016): Action for Healthy Kids and AASA, The School Superintendents Association, hosted this timely and informative webinar to learn about the Final Rule about Nutrition Standards for All Foods Sold in School (Smart Snacks) and putting these new requirements in action. This webinar was held on September 28, 2016 and featured insight from district leaders and the results of a AFHK:AASA District Leadership Survey on Smart Snacks. AASA members John Skretta, Superintendent of Norris School District (NE) and Jeff Smith, Superintendent of Balsz School District (Ariz.) discussed how they have implemented Smart Snacks in their school districts, encouraging healthy eating habits. Learn more.
AASA's News and Updates
Let's Move! Active Schools
- CDC Obesity Website
- Weight of the Nation: A HBO and Institute of Medicine (IOM) documentary series featuring case studies, interviews with our nation’s leading experts, and individuals and their families struggling with obesity. Learn more.
- The films were developed in association with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the National Institutes of Health (NIH) , and with the support of the Michael & Susan Dell Foundation and Kaiser Permanente .
- NEA Healthy Futures: Bag the Junk
Rebecca Shaw, Project Coordinator