The purpose of this grant is for State agencies to expand and enhance their training programs that incorporate and implement the 2005 Dietary Guidelines for Americans and USDA Foods in meals served under the National School Lunch Program (NSLP) or the School Breakfast Program (SBP). States must apply Team Nutritions three behavior-focused strategies in their proposals:
Provide training and technical assistance to school nutrition foodservice professionals to enable them to prepare and serve nutritious meals that appeal to students. Provide fun and interactive nutrition education for children, teachers, parents and others caregivers. Build school and community support for creating healthy school environments that are conducive to healthy eating and physical activity.