Part of the SNAP-Ed Strategies & Interventions Toolkit.*
A statewide recognition program that showcases the outstanding work that many California child care and development programs do every day to promote the health and well-being of young children. Preschools SHINE sites feature optimal policies and health, nutrition, and physical activity practices that support children’s health and readiness to learn. The program consists of 10 elements that foster healthy habits during the early years of growth and development.
* SNAP-Ed Strategies & Interventions: An Obesity Prevention Toolkit for States is a compilation of interventions.
The toolkit was developed by USDA's Food and Nutrition Service, The Association of SNAP-Ed Nutrition Education Administrators (ASNNA), the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill's Center for Training and Research Translation (Center TRT), and the National Collaborative on Childhood Obesity Research (NCCOR), a partnership between the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the National Institutes for Health (NIH), the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, and the USDA. It is designed and updated to help state SNAP-Ed administrative and implementing agencies identify evidence-based obesity prevention programs and policy, systems, and environmental (PSE) strategies and interventions to include in their SNAP-Ed plans.