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Information for Educators

Institute of Child Nutrition

A series of fact sheets that provide an overview of food allergies, the top 8 food allergies, how to manage food allergies, and common questions regarding food allergies in child nutrition programs. Revised 2014.

University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Institute of Agriculture and Natural Resources

The Nutrition Education Program (NEP) helps families on a limited budget make healthier food choices and choose physically active lifestyles by acquiring the knowledge, skills, attitudes, and behavior changes necessary to improve their health. 

Extension, Cooperative Extension Service

The content of this resource area is devoted to supporting and enhancing communication between food service professionals and the school community as well as between parents and their children. 

Purdue University

Use search tool for "canning" to find  free fact sheets and other food preservation resources including The USDA Complete Guide to Home Canning (2015)..

Links to resources on policy and legislation including the Federal Register Online and the Library of Congress' THOMAS legislation information tool. Also find information on state policies related to child nutrition and school health.