Traditional school breakfast models can be limiting to students if breakfast is only offered in the cafeteria before the first bell. An effective, alternative method of boosting breakfast participation is to make it a part of the school day via the Grab and Go breakfast model.
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This weekend, I’m packing my bags and heading to sunny Florida for the National Education Association Education Support Professionals (NEA ESP) National Conference. This is one of my favorite conferences because it highlights the important roles ESPs play in transforming schools and communities.
The following post is written by NEA Secretary-Treasurer Princess Moss. As we take time during the school year to celebrate special observances and individuals, I couldn’t resist in lending my voice to promote National School Breakfast Week. It’s a yearly event where we not only honor the important men and women who help serve and… Read more »
We love school breakfast and Breakfast in the Classroom — and we know educators do, too! Whenever we help roll out a Breakfast in the Classroom program in a school or district, we hear so much positive feedback from all of the staff who are involved. Students who eat breakfast are more attentive in class, and learning… Read more »
A lot has happened since we joined Partners for Breakfast in the Classroom in 2010. Lots of planning, creating resources, training educators…we even changed our name from NEA Health Information Network to NEA Healthy Futures! But most importantly, we have been helping to feed more students school breakfast.
The Breakfast in the Classroom Toolkit was developed to educate teachers and other school professionals about the impact of hunger on learning and new models of addressing hunger in the school setting. Included in the toolkit is information about the School Breakfast Program, how breakfast in the classroom can help increase school breakfast participation and… Read more »
“Start School with Breakfast: A Guide to Increasing School Breakfast Participation” is a publication from NEA Healthy Futures (formerly NEA Health Information Network) and Share Our Strength that seeks to promote alternative breakfast service models—breakfast in the classroom, grab n’ go and 2nd chance breakfast, among others—to educators, school professionals and those associated with the… Read more »
Breakfast in the Classroom Initiative Since 2010, NEA Healthy Futures has worked in partnership with the Food Research and Action Center, the National Association of Elementary School Principals Foundation, and the School Nutrition Foundation – collectively known as Partners for Breakfast in the Classroom (PBIC). This partnership initiative aims to increase breakfast consumption among students, and… Read more »