2022-2023 TAP Springboard Opportunities

2022-2023 TAP Springboard Opportunities

2022-2023 Springboard Opportunities Offered by CDC and Nemours Children’s Health for States to Advance Early Care and Education Work What is the Healthy Kids, Healthy Future: Technical Assistance Program (HKHF TAP)? HKHF TAP is a cooperative agreement between CDC and Nemours Children’s that provides support to improve healthy eating and physical activity best practices in… Continue Reading 2022-2023 TAP Springboard Opportunities

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Promoting Healthy Practices in ECE through Breastfeeding Support in Kansas

Promoting Healthy Practices in ECE through Breastfeeding Support in Kansas

With support from the Healthy Kids, Healthy Future Technical Assistance Program (HKHF TAP), Child Care Aware of Kansas (CCAKS) and the Kansas Breastfeeding Coalition (KBC) developed the Breastfeeding Friendly Child Care Toolkit in 2020 to promote breastfeeding and support Early Care and Education (ECE) programs to facilitate this healthy practice for mothers and babies. The… Continue Reading Promoting Healthy Practices in ECE through Breastfeeding Support in Kansas

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What Iowa CACFP Can Do for Me!

What Iowa CACFP Can Do for Me!

With support from the Healthy Kids, Healthy Future Technical Assistance Program (HKHF TAP), the Iowa Department of Education and state partners found an innovative way to increase participation in the Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) to provide nutritious meals to eligible children and improve child care quality. Learn More »

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Webinar Series: Advancing Equity in Early Childhood

Webinar Series: Advancing Equity in Early Childhood

Nemours Children’s Health and Healthy Eating Research at Duke University are pleased to announce a new webinar series, “Healthy Kids, Healthy Future: Advancing Equity in Early Childhood.”  Through four webinars, this series will explore how to leverage early care and education settings to achieve equitable health outcomes by highlighting opportunities and advances in: Policy Research… Continue Reading Webinar Series: Advancing Equity in Early Childhood

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Supporting Outdoor Learning Environments

Supporting Outdoor Learning Environments

Supporting Outdoor Learning Environments for South Carolina’s Youngest Residents With support from the Healthy Kids, Healthy Future Technical Assistance Program (HKHF TAP), the Division of Nutrition, Physical Activity and Obesity Prevention at the South Carolina Department of Health and Environment Control (DHEC) offered high-quality training opportunities to increase early childhood professional’s understanding of the importance… Continue Reading Supporting Outdoor Learning Environments

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Strong from the Start

Strong from the Start

Transforming Nutrition and Physical Activity Practices in Georgia Childcare Sites With support from the Healthy Kids, Healthy Future Technical Assistance Program (HKHF TAP), HealthMPowers, a nonprofit organization that promotes healthy habits to build a better future for all children, partnered with 40 Georgia ECE sites to transform their nutrition and physical activity practices, policies, and… Continue Reading Strong from the Start

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Request for Applications (RFA): Technical Assistance and Partnership Support States (TAPS)

Request for Applications (RFA): Technical Assistance and Partnership Support States (TAPS)

Nemours Children’s Health (Nemours Children’s) is pleased to announce a Request for Applications (RFA) to fund organizations interested in participating in Healthy Kids, Healthy Future Technical Assistance Program (HKHF TAP). Launched in August 2018, HKHF TAP is funded by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and implemented by Nemours Children’s Health. HKHF TAP… Continue Reading Request for Applications (RFA): Technical Assistance and Partnership Support States (TAPS)

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Teaching Adolescent Parents to Cook Healthy

Teaching Adolescent Parents to Cook Healthy

Conway Cradle Care located in Conway, Arkansas, serves adolescent parents who are continuing their high school educations. Childcare is provided to enable teen parents to attend school, as well as a mentoring program to teach these young parents valuable parenting and life skills. Some of the young parents they serve were unfamiliar with choosing and/or… Continue Reading Teaching Adolescent Parents to Cook Healthy

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ECELC Increases ECE Healthy Practices in 10 States

ECELC Increases ECE Healthy Practices in 10 States

In July 2019, results of the Nemours Children’s Health System’s National Early Care and Education Learning Collaboratives (ECELC) project were published in the journal Preventing Chronic Disease. The ECELC project, funded by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), involved nearly 1,200 child care programs in 10 states. This collaborative is the largest of… Continue Reading ECELC Increases ECE Healthy Practices in 10 States

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