Fueling Student Success with Food and Fitness

November 10th, 2010

Brain breaks for better focus and concentration… Healthy eating messages sprinkled throughout the school hallways, cafeteria, and classrooms… Nutrition education woven into PE and core curriculum K-12… Where is this happening? Check out West Orange, New Jersey school district! “Teaching our students to maintain a healthy balance with eating and exercise is our top priority. […]

The Top 10 Reasons to Use HECAT: Promoting Healthy Eating

October 6th, 2010

With the rise in childhood obesity, there has been an increased focus on nutrition education.  The 2010 Carol M. White PEP Grant requires nutrition education and improvements in nutrition policies.  The importance of connecting nutrition education and physical activity is clear. Without healthy eating and physical activity, healthy balance isn’t possible.  Traditionally, health education assessment […]

2010 PEP Grant Update & Helpful Tips

June 21st, 2010

2010 PEP Grant Applications have been announced and now it’s time to hustle! You’ve got 30 days (or less – depending on when you read this) to put in a high quality proposal. Here are a few important things to think about as you do your best to meet the deadline. Register online as soon […]

Thoughts on the PEP Grant from Dr. Sallis

April 14th, 2010

This week’s Blog entry features Dr. Sallis’ comments on the proposed changes to the Carol M. White PEP grant in response to: Carol M. White Physical Education Program (PEP) Program Summary of Notice of proposed priorities, requirements, and definitions. Published in the Federal Register, Vol. 75, No. 50; March 16, 2010 Thank you for the […]

3 Tips for Writing a 2010 PEP Grant

March 12th, 2010

This week we’re featuring a blog post from a guest author, Aaron Hart. Mr. Hart has been involved in the development of numerous successful PEP grants and we’re thankful to him for sharing some of his insights below: We’re all waiting eagerly for this year’s 2010 PEP Grant application guidelines. As we try to be […]