The Resources - CACFP Leadership Conference Part 2

Valuable resources to share - this doesn't need much introduction.  Ranging from policy to pilot projects to grants to websites and guides - you'll find value in at least one (but I'm guessing even more!).

Wellness Child Care Assessment Tool - The WellCCAT provides a standard method for the quantitative assessment of nutrition, physical activity, and wellness policies written in parent handbooks, staff handbooks, and in other child care center policy documents. This tool offers a reliable means of assessing the comprehensiveness and strength of these written policies. 

Academy of Dietetics and Nutrition Website and Resources 



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Samantha Marshall, M.A.

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