Professionals at the national level are working together to provide sources of support for developing Coordinated School Health Programs. Educators can utilize the provided links to access information to improve the health and educational achievement of students.
For further information about national support for CSHP, check-out the following web-sites:
Coordinated School Health Program
The Education Development Center provides valuable information for educators regarding the Coordinated School Health Program.
This site provided by Kids Health Incorporated provides information and links regarding the Coordinated School Health Program.
The American School Health Association promotes health of children through coordinated school health programs
School Health Instruction
The American Alliance of Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance provides the 2006 National Health Education Standards.
This government-supported resource is an excellent source of information pertaining to the Presidential Physical Fitness Test.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention provides information about physical activity and the effects of nutrition and obesity. Features include articles describing the latest research in the field.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention promotes the VERB campaign which encourages young people ages 9-13, to be physically active every day.
The United States Department of Agriculture provides a highly interactive site depicting the new USDA food guide pyramid.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention depicts success stories illustrating a wide variety of approaches that schools have taken to improve student nutrition.