Back to School, Back to Breakfast: Fuel Your Students for Academic Success with Breakfast After the Bell

Start the 2018–2019 school year strong by implementing a strong, robust breakfast after the bell program in your school! Moving breakfast to after the start of the school day increases student participation and the benefits pay off throughout the school year. School breakfast leads to better test scores, improved student health, decreased absenteeism and tardiness, and fewer distractions in the classroom throughout the morning. Join this webinar to learn about available resources and effective strategies for planning and implementing a breakfast after the bell program and get students excited about this important meal.

After participating in this webinar, attendees will:

  • Know the benefits of school breakfast for students
  • Learn about best practices for planning and implementing a breakfast after the bell program
  • Obtain available resources to assist with planning and implementing a breakfast after the bell program

Diane Girouard joined FRAC in February 2018 as a Child Nutrition Policy Analyst. She works with anti-hunger organizations as well as with local, state, and national governments to expand access to school breakfast programs for students across the country. Before joining FRAC, Diane was a policy analyst with the New York State legislature, working for the Education Committees and central staff in both the Assembly and Senate. Diane earned a bachelor’s degree in political science and policy studies, with a focus on education policy, from Syracuse University.

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Presenter

Diane Girouard
Child Nutrition Policy Analyst, FRAC