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From the cafeteria to classroom lessons, CNS believes that success in nutrition-related areas requires support and action across the entire school community.
In 2007, the UC Davis Center for Nutrition in Schools (CNS) developed a district wellness policy assessment, called the School and Community Actions for Nutrition (SCAN) Survey. This self-assessment tool is designed to provide members of the school community with an easy and effective method for monitoring and evaluating progress in nutrition-related areas of the school district that will positively assist children in improving food behaviors and promote health.
The SCAN Survey addresses the following areas:
The SCAN Survey is set up in a rubric format with a scoring system, allowing for a straightforward and comprehensive assessment of the existing district's policies and programs related to nutrition.
We invite you to download the SCAN Survey:
Below are links to external sites with content that may be of use to individuals seeking information about district wellness policies.