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Cal Pro NET | California Professional Nutrition Education Training Center

Outreach Toolkit

To Promote California School Meal Programs

Partnerships: The Dairy Council of California

For over 90 years, Dairy Council of California has been an innovator in nutrition education and the dairy industry's contribution to community health. Our staff of registered dietitians, nutrition, education and communication experts produce balanced nutrition education programs and resources to assist school nutrition service professionals in enhancing and marketing their nutrition program. Nutrition curriculum and promotional materials are based on the Dietary Guidelines for Americans as reflected by the MyPlate icon, and are designed to help students, parents and staff make balanced food choices.  Resources are free in California and include:
  • Nutrition education for parents (including presentations, booklets and tip sheets)
  • Local school wellness policy guidance and information
  • Tools for enhancing milks role in the school lunch program
  • Nutrition lesson plans for teachers
  • Sample menus, healthy recipes and meal ideas
  • Information and guidance on the latest nutrition research and trends
School nutrition service professionals are encouraged to visit the Dairy Council of California's Web site to access the above resources and much more!