To make the implementation of your Breakfast in the Classroom program easier, below you’ll find downloadable toolkits to help you execute your program, and run it efficiently.
A Tough Nut to Crack: School Nutrition Operator & Industry: Food + Equipment Conversations
The School Nutrition Foundation hosted a Breakfast in the Classroom bonus session at the School Nutrition Industry Conference in January 2017. This report (pdf) captures the conversations as school nutrition program operators and industry members discuss challenges and solutions in transitioning breakfast service to an after the bell model.
A Closer Look at School Breakfast Service Times
The School Nutrition Foundation spotlights findings from the 2016 School Nutrition Operations Report (pdf) on how timing the morning meal can have impact on participation. Spoiler Alert: The data suggests that participation will increase if you serve breakfast after the start of the school day.
Best Practices and Success Stories Toolkit
Our Success Stories and Best Practices toolkit provides participating districts with:
- Success story tools
- Menu survey tools
- Satisfaction survey tools
- Focus group tools.
NEA Healthy Futures School Breakfast Toolkit
This toolkit provides everything you need to know about the need for Breakfast in the Classroom, along with tips and tricks for participating districts, schools and educators.
Project breakFAST Toolkit
The Project breakFAST Toolkit contains guidelines and templates for getting started, marketing and evaluation resources, and best practices from schools that have implemented successful Grab and Go and Second Chance breakfasts.
For more resources, go to:
Food Research & Action Center’s Breakfast webpage.
School Nutrition Foundation’s Breakfast in the Classroom Resource Center.