Breakfast in the Classroom Operations Tools

A Tough Nut to Crack: School Nutrition Operator & Industry: Food + Equipment Conversations
The School Nutrition Foundation hosted a Breakfast in the Classroom bonus session at the School Nutrition Industry Conference in January 2017.  This report captures the conversations as school nutrition program operators and industry members discuss challenges and solutions in transitioning breakfast service to an after the bell model.

A Closer Look at School Breakfast Service Times
The School Nutrition Foundation spotlights findings from the 2016 School Nutrition Operations Report on how timing the morning meal can have impact on participation. Spoiler Alert: The data suggests that participation will increase if you serve breakfast after the start of the school day.

Arizona Toolkit
The Arizona Department of Education has partnered with the Valley of the Sun United Way and the Dairy Council of Arizona to develop resources and a toolkit that will help Arizona schools transition to breakfast in the classroom. 

The NEA Foundation School Breakfast Toolkit
This toolkit 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 NEA Foundation Breakfast in the Classroom Reading List
100 books to read over breakfast list can be used to supplement instruction, motivate students to learn about a topic, or simply to provide and model a positive experience with books (i.e., reading for pleasure). Expanding learning experiences with the books on this list can reinforce your state’s curricu­lum standards as well as voluntary national academic standards such as the National Health Education Standards and Common Core State Standards.

Best Practices and Success Stories Toolkit
Our Success Stories and Best Practices toolkit provides participating districts with success story tools, menu survey tools, satisfaction survey tools, and focus group tools.

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