Children Eating

Cal Pro NET | California Professional Nutrition Education Training Center

Outreach Toolkit

To Promote California School Meal Programs

Acknowledgements

The California Department of Education and the California Professional Nutrition Education Training Center at San Jose State University would like to thank the members of our Advisory Board for their time and efforts in creating this Outreach Toolkit.

Advisory Board

Carol Chase - California Department of Education Nutrition Services Division

Dena England - San Marcos USD

Martin Gonzalez - California School Board Association

Margan Holloway - Tamalpais UHSD and 2012-13 California School Nutrition Association President

Judi Larson - The California Endowment

Markell Lewis - California Food Policy Advocates

Robert Lewis - El Monte USD

Lisa Melhouse - California Department of Education Nutrition Services Division

Cathleen Olsen - Winters USD

Patty Page - Manteca USD

Gary Petill - San Diego USD

Heather Reed - California Department of Education Nutrition Services Division

Ashley Rosales - The Dairy Council of California

Herbie Smith - San Marcos USD

Linda Sweeney - California Professional Nutrition Education Training Center at San Jose State University

Tuyet Truong - California Department of Education Nutrition Services Division

Amber Watson - Alum Rock USD

Shannan Young - Dairy Council of California

We gratefully acknowledge the work of the agencies, states and organizations that created many of the resources contained herein.

Contributing Agencies, States and Organizations

USDA Team Nutrition

School Nutrition Association

Team California for Healthy Kids

National Food Service Management Institute

Idaho Department of Education - Smart School Meals

KC Healthy Kids™ - Community Solutions to Reducing Childhood Obesity

Minnesota Department of Health - Great Trays

Kentucky Department of Education - School & Community Nutrition

Dairy Council of California

The California Endowment

California Food Policy Advocates

California Department of Education

We thank State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson in promoting a healthy school environment. Mr. Torlakson considers health and nutrition a priority in California schools. We also gratefully acknowledge the contributions Sandip Kaur, Director of the California Department of Education's Nutrition Services Division (NSD) as well as contributions and support given by many NSD staff.

Technical Support

Many thanks for the technical support and expertise given to this project by Dr. David Stone and Nutrition Major Hector Diaz both of San Jose State University.