Publications Library

 Below are AASA Children's Programs publications based on the efforts of our initiatives.

School Admin CP

 "The Schools Role In Student Healthcare" from a Fall 2013 AASA School Administrator



The Total Child Blog

 Our Children's Programs Department blog, The Total Child,  is meant to provide a space for those affected by our work to be heard; to express the daily impact of that work on a district, school, and individual level. If you are interested in writing a guest post or have questions, contact Stephanie St. John, administrative coordinator at


 Children’s Health Insurance

Innovative Professional Development Assessment and Redesign

 Healthy Eating and Active Living

School Breakfast


News and Updates

  • The AASA School Administrator published an  Inside AASA  interview in October 2016 on the school breakfast initiative featuring Kelly Beckwith and Kayla Jackson.
  • Caitlin Lazarski, a food service director for the Newburgh Enlarged City School District (NY) was interviewed about re-establishing the district's wellness committee. The article was published in the March 2016 Action for Healthy Kids "Slice and Dice." Read the Interview.
  •  "Beyond Networking: Superintendent Leadership for School Breakfast Expansion" : An advertorial on the impact of school breakfast from Education Week's "Quality Counts" Report ( January 2016).
  •  Education Talk Radio:Two AASA members talk about the importance of school breakfast. Features Supt. Rodney Watson from Spring ISD in Houston, TX and Asst. Supt. Michael Grove from Meriden Public Schools in Conn.   (November 2015).

 AASA Children's Programs On the Road

Participating Districts In The News

Hempstead Union Free School District (NY)


   Meriden Public Schools (Conn.) 



   Neosho R-5 School District (MO) 




 Newburgh Enlarged City School District (NY)



 Williamsburg County School District (SC)



From Other Organizations

Food Research and Action Council
FRAC provides data, information and resources on school breakfast participation in states and large school districts.

No Kid Hungry Center for Best Practices
Share Our Strength’s No Kid Hungry® Center for Best Practices provides the tools and resources needed to help elected officials and their staff, educators and community leaders achieve success in fighting childhood hunger, including increasing participation in school breakfast.

USDA School Breakfast Toolkit
This toolkit is designed for individuals who have an interest in increasing access to and participation in the School Breakfast Program.

Action for Healthy Kids 2014 Impact Report

School Discipline

 Youth Development

External Toolkit

 Looking for something published before 2010? View our publications archive.