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Breakfast Matters Webinar: Engaging Educators in Breakfast After the Bell

Recently, the Food Research and Action Committee (FRAC) held a Breakfast Matters series webinar, “Engaging Educators in Breakfast After the Bell." In this webinar, they provided tips for successfully engaging teachers, principals and administrators in expanding school breakfast in your community. Follow this link to the webinar recording.

Below are resources to supplement what was discussed in the webinar:

  • The American Federation of Teachers (AFT) and FRAC’s Breakfast Blueprint, a comprehensive guide to a comprehensive guide for planning, implementing and evaluating breakfast after the bell programs.
  • The National Association of Secondary School Principals and FRAC’s Breakfast After the Bell toolkit that shares tips and resources for developing a successful alternative breakfast program.
  • The NEA Foundation’s School Breakfast Toolkit that provides everything you need to know about the need for Breakfast in the Classroom, along with tips and tricks for participating districts, schools and educators.

The Institute of Child Nutrition (ICN) has launched a new e-learning portal for child nutrition professionals.  On-line courses are available for school, child care and summer foodservice personnel.