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State Support

As schools strive to meet the needs of obesity and sedentary lifestyles, educators are often looking for state support to improve the health and educational achievement of our students. A number of New York State agencies and organizations are working to provide assistance for improving health programs in our schools. The following Web sites are samples of such resources:

Coordinated School Health Program

School Health Instruction

Physical Activity

  • To learn more about how your school can support healthy lifestyles through high quality programs.
    http://www.nysahperd.org

  • To learn about how to inspire active, healthy living by advancing the quality of our schools’ Physical Education Department. This site includes information about PEP grants which get funding for your schools’ Physical Education program.
    http://www.pe4life.com

Nutrition