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Designing and Financing Your Food Service Facility to Support Healthy Eating

Phyllis Bramson-Paul, Director, Nutrition Services Division

Kathleen Moore, Director, School Facilities Planning Division

California School Board Association
December 4, 2008


1. Healthy Children Ready to Learn

"Physical health affects learning and schools have a role to play in developing lifelong habits of nutrition and fitness. It is time to support a culture of health and fitness in our schools."

2005 State of Education address by Superintendent of Public Instruction Jack O'Connell

2. Research Findings

Healthy, active, and well-nourished children and youths are more likely to attend school and are more prepared and motivated to learn

3. An Overview
4. Development of Document

Public Input

Photograph of the cover of the publication Healthy Children Ready to Learn: Facilities Best Practices

5. Common Challenges
6. Food Service Facilities Solutions
7. School meals are the most nutritious choice for students
8. Historical trend: more snacks, fewer meals
9. Recent California Initiatives
10. What does this mean?
11. Facilities' Role in the Fight Against Childhood Obesity
12. Facilities' Role in the Fight Against Childhood Obesity

Governor's Obesity Prevention Plan

13. If you build it, they will come!
14. California Code of Regulations, Title 5 Section 14030(k)

Auxiliary Areas

"Multipurpose/cafeteria area shall be adequately sized and flexibly designed to protect students from the elements and to allow all students adequate eating time during each lunch period..."

15. School Facilities Planning Division Recommendations
16. Ten Best Practices - Food Services

Photograph of boy in cafeteria getting lunch

17. Best Practice 1

Develop inclusive planning processes with the end user

Photograph of students at their desk sampling foods

18. Best Practice 2

Create attractive environments to increase student participation in the school lunch program

Two photographs of a cafeteria before remodel and after

19. Photograph of a cafeteria before remodel
20. Photograph of a cafeteria after remodel
21. Photograph of a cafeteria in the Compton Unified School District before remodel
22. Photograph of a cafeteria before remodel
23. Best Practice 3

Install signage

Photograph of students in lunch line

24. Best Practice 4

Create healthy, convenient food options and point of sale

Photograph of student using point of sale device in lunch line

Point of sale devices enable food lines to move faster

25. Best Practice 5

Accommodate growth on existing campuses

Photograph of students at a food cart

Food carts around the campus of Monroe High School accommodate more students during lunch

26. Best Practice 6

Celebrate locally grown/student grown produce

27. Best Practice 7

Create a parent resource center

28. Best Practice 8

Install seating areas for students

Photograph of students at outdoor seating area

29. Photograph of campus before remodel
30. Photograph of campus before remodel
31. Photograph of campus after remodel
32. Best Practice 9

Secure funds from unconventional sources

Clip art of business men standing on money

33. Best Practice 10

Collaborate with local business

Clip art of business people looking over a computer

34. Case Study: Moreno Valley Unified School District
35. Sources of School Facilities Funding - Including Food Service
36. Williams' Emergency Repair Program
37. Modernization Program
38. New Construction Program
39. Overcrowded Relief Program
40. Career Technical Facilities Program
41. Questions?
Questions:   Fred Yeager | | 916-327-7148
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