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HealthierUS School Challenge Training
The Division of Wellness and Nutrition Services will be conducting a HealthierUS School Challenge (HUSSC) training on February 12, 2014 at 9am to discuss the HUSSC general criteria, the application process, and to answer frequently asked questions. More information will be available as the training date approaches.
About the HealthierUS School Challenge
Is your school interested in any of the following?
- Getting recognized nationally and earning monetary awards?
- Building school spirit and cooperation?
- Becoming leaders in efforts to end childhood obesity?
If you answered yes to any of these questions, you should consider participating in the Healthier US School Challenge!
The Healthier US School Challenge is a voluntary certification initiative that has recognized thousands of schools for their efforts in improving food and beverage offerings, teaching kids about nutritious food choices and being physically active, providing opportunities for physical activity, and having supportive school wellness policies. Participation in the Healthier US School Challenge is voluntary and certifies schools that meet specific criteria at four award levels: Bronze, Silver, Gold, and Gold Award of Distinction.