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Physical Activity and Reduced Sedentary Behavior Success Stories

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Telephonic Health Coaching Initiative

Jun 18, 2018

Through the SNAP-Ed Telephone Health Coaching Initiative, Connecticut residents are making healthier choices and significant changes to their lifestyles. Health coaches at the University of Saint Joseph provide the support needed to educate and motivate SNAP-Ed clients to meet their health and wellness goals.

Chickasaw Nation SNAP-Ed Coordinated Programming and Evaluation

Aug 04, 2017

The Eagle Adventure program was developed through a collaboration between the Chickasaw Nation Nutrition Services SNAP-Ed Program and the Oklahoma State University in Indian Country for youth and their families after extensive formative research indicated type 2 diabetes as a major concern among parents and elders. The team used the socioecological model (SEM) as the framework for development of the program and evaluation processes.

Buy Eat Live Better

May 05, 2017

Buy Eat Live Better: Teaches SNAP-Ed eligible youth and adults in the locations that they eat, live, learn, work, play, and shop. Collaborates with community and statewide partners to leverage resources and increase program reach to eligible audiences. Empowers organizations and individuals to create changes in policies, systems, and environments that make the healthy choice the easy choice for all Montanans.

Text2BHealthy

Jun 13, 2016

Text2BHealthy is a text message program targeting parents of elementary school students who are currently receiving classroom-based nutrition education. Face-to-face nutrition education is an effective tool in teaching children about fruits and vegetables, but programs often experience difficulty reaching parents.

Measuring Physical Fitness in Georgia's Schools

Jun 13, 2016

In partnership with the Georgia Departments of Health, Education and Human Services, HealthMPowers, Georgia State University, and other key stakeholders, Georgia has been collecting annual health-related fitness data on one million students in grades 4–12 since 2012.

Producing PEARS, A Data Tracking System

Jun 13, 2016

The state uses the Program Evaluation and Reporting System (PEARS) to gather evaluation data. Using PEARS, Kansas SNAP-Ed professionals can select or build evaluation instruments specific to the needs of each program they deliver, enter program information and response data, and access various reporting features.