Healthy Kids Challenge Nutrition Education Curriculum
We are proud to offer Healthy Kids Challenge® (HKC), a nationally recognized program created by an exemplary team of registered, licensed dietitians with many years of school, program, and community wellness experience.
HKC utilizes evidence-based content and instructional strategies that are aligned with the recommendations of CDC, NIH, American Academy of Pediatrics and USDA to provide effective nutrition education materials and services to schools and youth programs.
Awards and Honors: Healthy Kids Challenge has earned great accolades for their work including:
- American Dietetic Association's "Award of Excellence for Community Dietetics"
- National Advertising Council "CAN (Community Action Network) Award"
- Cooking Light named HKC one of the "Top 12 Change Makers in Nutrition" over the past 25 years
- Cooper Clinic study "Silver" ranking for programming
- National Dairy Council honored HKC as "Most Sustainable Grant Project"
Together, SPARK and HKC provide nutrition education materials, on-site teacher training, and follow up support to schools and after school programs nationwide. Click Here to learn more about training, and contact SPARK at firstname.lastname@example.org or 800-SPARK PE to schedule your HKC nutrition education training.
Curriculum Materials are age-appropriate for teachers of K-8 students.
Click Here to view the "HECAT: Healthy Eating Module" report for HKC.
Click Here to review Healthy Kids Challenge educational resources using GENIE: A Guide for Effective Nutrition Interventions and Education.
Click Here to view the Healthy Kids Challenge alignment with the Alliance for a Healthier Generation’s HOST (Healthy Out-of-School Time) Framework.
Click Here to download free sample Healthy Kids Challenge® Nutrition Education lesson plans.
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