Abraham Lincoln is credited with saying “Give me six hours to chop down a tree and I will spend the first four sharpening the ax.” To build
Not all standards can be implemented at once. Discover what best practices your program is already doing, talk to others in your program, and then agree on a plan for building
Steps to Planning
Understand the Why: Tennessee’s State Collaborative on Reforming Education (SCORE) published a report on the importance of health for Tennessee learners.
Assess the Program:
The National AfterSchool Association adopted these Healthy Eating and Physical Activities standards to guide programs.
Building support for Fit Foundations is the key to positive change. This guide provides key talking points for sharing the importance of health equity in afterschool.
Create a Plan:
After reviewing the HEPA Standards and/or taken the assessment, use this template to write down a few starter goals to create a healthier environment.