Building a Public Health Partnership to Assist with your School Nutrition Program

Expand your team! Find others in your community interested in health and nutrition. Every community has a local public health department with a health educator interested in health promotion programs. University public health programs also have students looking for real-world experiences. In this session, Marietta Orlowski, Associate Professor at Wright State University and Project Evaluator, Smarter Lunchrooms Ohio, discusses the shared goals, complimentary skills and real-life experiences of building school nutrition and public health partnerships. 

Learn Objectives: 

  • List shared goals of school nutrition and public health programs.
  • Identify potential benefits of partnerships with local public health.
  • Locate professionals and students interested in healthy eating initiatives.

Additional Resources 

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