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Physical Activity and Nutrition

Key Initiatives


Publications & Materials

School Health Program

Get out and Play Every Day!

Program Contacts

3601 C Street, Suite 722
Anchorage AK 99503
Fax: (907) 269-5446

Obesity Prevention - Physical Activity and Nutrition (PAN) Training

Physical Activity and Nutrition Training 

Distance Learning for Child Care Providers

The training is offered as a Department of Education & Early Development eLearning course for child care providers to complete at their convenience. The course is titled Physical Activity and Nutrition for Young Children and provides 3.5continuing education contact hours.

Physical Activity and Nutrition: Training Manual for Child Care Providers [2007]

During 2014, revisions to this training manual will occur to reflect the most current recommendations for the early childhood education (ECE) setting and providers.

Download the Training Manual (4 MB PDF)

PowerPoint Presentations

  1. Weight Matters
  2. Nutrition in the Classroom
  3. Physical Activity in the Classroom
  4. Setting the Table for Meals Together
  5. Making Healthy Food Choices
  6. Physical Activity at Home
  7. Serving Healthy Food
  8. Traditional Foods in Alaska's Head Starts
  9. Download all presentations in PDF format (17mb)
    Module 1 | Module 2 | Module 3 | Module 4 | Module 5 | Module 6 | Module 7 | Module 8


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Webpage updated January 2020.