This webinar offers resources and information on how to implement CACFP in your program and summarizes the requirements for recordkeeping and reimbursement of meals and snacks.
Good nutrition is an important part of a healthy lifestyle. Eating healthy foods helps pregnant women and children get the nutrients their bodies need to stay healthy, active, and strong. Health managers and program staff can explore resources to support healthy eating habits and find nutrition assistance information to share with families.
This resource provides guiding questions and tips to support implementation of the Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) meal patterns in early childhood programs. It also identifies the Head Start Performance Standards (HSPPS) that support CACFP meal pattern requirements.
Program staff's feelings on breastfeeding/chestfeeding can impact how they educate families of their infant feeding options. Use this questionnaire to help staff members explore their feelings.
Infant feeding practices vary for each family. These resources help Head Start staff promote evidence-based feeding practices for infants and support families in nourishing their babies with human milk or formula.
This resource will help Head Start and early care and education managers and staff ensure policies, training, and best practices to create a program that welcomes breastfeeding/chestfeeding.
Learn how to use elements from I Am Moving, I Am Learning (IMIL) to create in-person and virtual learning experiences that lay a foundation for healthy nutrition and school success.
This webinar discusses best practices to combat food insecurity during COVID-19 and features experts from the U.S. Department of Agriculture and the National Center on Health, Behavioral Health, and Safety.
Food insecurity has worsened during the pandemic. Head Start and Early Head Start programs are encouraged to continue being creative and innovative in meeting children’s nutritional needs.
This video stresses the need for safe plans and protocols for children with food allergies and provides some strategies and questions to reflect on.
These resources will help Head Start staff implement CACFP nutrition standards in their programs.