You may have just started thinking about making healthy changes to your out-of-school environment, or perhaps you have been working towards improvements for some time. Wherever you may be, evaluating where your program is excelling, and identifying areas for improvements in healthy eating and physical activity is a great way to celebrate progress made and determine next steps for further improvements. These simple assessment tools will help you determine if your program environment and practices align with the environmental standards.
Fill out this brief 9-question assessment to gauge how closely your program environment and practices align with the environmental standards. The results page will link you to useful tips and resources for improving your program based on your responses.
For a more in-depth look into your program environment and activities, fill out the Program Observation Tool. What you observe can help you set and meet goals for improving nutrition and physical activity practices that are consistent with the environmental standards.
Use this tool to help your team set goals and identify action steps for creating healthier nutrition, physical activity and screen time practices at your program.