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Join Team Nutrition

Becoming a Team Nutrition School will help you focus attention on the important role nutritious school meals, nutrition education and a health-promoting school environment play in helping students learn to enjoy healthy eating and physical activity. It will provide the framework for team efforts by school nutrition staff, teachers, parents, the media and other community members.

Team Nutrition has three behavior-focused strategies:

  • Provide training and technical assistance to Child Nutrition foodservice professionals to enable them to prepare and serve nutritious meals that appeal to students.
  • Promote nutrition curriculum and education in schools through multiple communication channels to reinforce positive nutrition messages and encourage students to make healthy food and physical activity choices as part of a healthy lifestyle.
  • Build school and community support for creating healthy school environments that are conducive to healthy eating and physical activity.

Become a Team Nutrition School Today:

Step 1: Before you start- Check to see if your school is already a Team Nutrition School.  Use the USDA School Database Search.

Step 2: Enroll your school today by submitting the Online School Enrollment form or download and print the School Enrollment form.

Step 3: You must fax the completed form to 703-305-2549 or mail it to: Team Nutrition, 3101 Park Center Drive, Room 632, Alexandria, VA 22302

Update Your Schools Information!
Simply use the Online School Enrollment Form and check the "An Information Update" box. Fill in your schools updated information and submit electronically.

 

 

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