Elementary Schools – SNAP-Ed

Through the support of SNAP-Ed funding, the HealthMPowers’ Elementary Sector implements a multi-year program currently in over 100 Georgia elementary schools serving almost 72,000 Kindergarten- 5th grade students to improve healthy eating and physical activity behaviors.

The HealthMPowers program supports schools in creating a school health team, provides teachers and staff with the necessary ongoing support and resources to continue sustainable improvements.

Students are engaged in a variety of learning activities that integrate physical activity and nutrition education into the school day. The elementary program offers School Health Index and action planning support as well as professional development trainings that cover a variety of topics to empower schools to become healthier environments.

This material was funded by USDA’s Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program — SNAP.   This institution is an equal opportunity provider.
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For more information about SNAP or help buying nutritious foods for a better diet can go to www.compass.ga.gov.