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Schools that demonstrate a collaborative best practice to create, enhance or expand school breakfast are encouraged to apply for the Champions of Breakfast Award. Applications available January 2020. Nominations will be accepted through February 7, 2020. Champion Award-winning schools will be announced March 2020.
Schools offering the school breakfast program are encouraged to participate in the Ohio School Breakfast Challenge. Submit participation data for February 3, 2020 thru March 31, 2020. School food authorities will receive a survey gizmo email the last week of March 2020 to report breakfast meals served, serving days and enrollment.
Schools that meet the breakfast ADP rates as stated below will be notified of their award level in May 2020. Schools will receive an All-Star recognition banner to proudly display in their school.
The FCCLA student engagement in the Ohio School Breakfast Challenge has officially started with the announcement of their State Project this month. Click here to learn more.
Discover how a group of organizations under the leadership of the American Dairy Association Mideast engaged state education association leaders to be a part of a concerted effort to increase student access and participation in the School Breakfast Program. Click here for the Case Study.
Surveys provide insight into the beliefs and role secondary school administrators and teachers play in increasing access and participation in school breakfast. Click here for the Secondary Administrator Addenum and click here for the Teacher Addenum.
The Ohio School Breakfast Challenge is supported by more than 25 school and health organizations. Learn why from the following groups:
Use this sample Champions of Breakfast application to prepare your school’s nomination. The application opens January 6, 2020. Schools will receive an email from survey gizmo to nominate your school as a Champion of Breakfast.
Congratulations to the 2019 Champion of Breakfast Award Winners for their excellence and innovation of school breakfast service. Click here for the list of 2019 Champion of Breakfast Award Winners and click on the links below for each winner’s success story.
Click here for the 2017 Champion of School Breakfast Award winners announcement and success stories.
Congratulations to the 2019 Breakfast All-Star Award winners. Click here for the list of winners.
Ohio school districts and 313 schools were named Breakfast All-Stars for their outstanding efforts in serving school breakfast so all students start their day ready to learn. Breakfast All-Star schools met the Ohio School Breakfast Challenge criteria and will receive recognition and a Breakfast All-Star Banner to proudly display at their school.
Click here for the 2018 Breakfast All-Star Award Winners.
Click here for the Spring 2017 Breakfast All-Stars Award announcement.
Click here for the Spring 2017 Breakfast All-Stars Award Winners.
Click here for the Fall 2016 Breakfast All-Stars Award announcement.
Click here for the Fall 2016 Breakfast Challenge Award Winners.