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Wellness Policy Nutrition

Components Around Nutrition Include:

  • Birthday Food Standards
  • Food Fundraisers
  • Holiday Celebration Parties
  • Food as reward or incentive
  • Marketing of food
  • Food allergies
  • Nutrition Education

VIEW THE DISTRICT WELLNESS POLICY HERE  


WELLNESS POLICY GUIDELINES

A resource for what is required by policy and what is strongly encouraged in order to improve health and wellness in PK-12 schools. These topics address federal and state laws, as well as district policies.


SCHOOL LEVEL WELLNESS POLICY SUPPORTS

A resource for sample language and implementation tips

 

SCHOOL FOOD POLICIES 

Holiday Celebrations

Offer at least half "healthier" food options (see Jeffco Guide below).

Birthdays

Starting in SY 2018/19, birthday recognition/celebrations should not include shared food (e.g. food brought in by families for students to share).

Rewards

Do not offer food as a reward for behavior or academic performance, unless approved as a need by school leadership.

Fundraising

Schools should conduct fundraisers with non-food or healthy food. Three exemptions are allowed annually. All food fundraisers must be submitted to Food and Nutrition Services.

Jeffco Guide to Healthier Food Options
 document
Nutrition Education Resources website
Wellness Policy Food Infographic PDF(Image Below) 

food policy info

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