School Administrators

Improve Academics + Wellness With Free Nutrition Lesson Plans

Healthy students are better students and high achievers! Schools we partner with report that teaching nutrition in the classroom creates benefits throughout the entire school community, as students bring their healthy messages home to family and teachers model healthy eating.

Help Teachers Implement the Common Core

Our free nutrition lesson plans are aligned to the Common Core State Standards (review how each lesson aligns to the standards by choosing a grade level). Each program includes grade-appropriate activities that help students practice the critical skills needed for college readiness, such as reading, writing, critical thinking and collaboration. 

Wellness for Your Entire School Community

As a school administrator you can bring nutrition to the entire school community, including students, staff and parents. Dairy Council of California provides many of the resources you need to develop a healthy school community which will have impact on the cafeteria, student and staff attendance and even test scores.


Healthy Lifestyle and Academic Achievement

Learn why and how other school administrators rely on Dairy Council of California nutrition education resources to create a healthy school!




Our K-12 sequential curriculum, turnkey nutrition lesson plans are:

  • easy to teach
  • aligned to standards
  • proven to influence students' healthy choices
  • focused on five food groups
  • FREE to California Teachers

Download the Form to Order Free Nutrition Lesson Plans for Each of Your Teachers

Review Common Core Standard Alignments by Grade Level

Parent Resources
Tested +

Evaluation Reports

In addition to aligning to education standards, each of our nutrition education programs underwent rigorous field testing with teachers and students to ensure that students gained knowledge and exhibited positive behavior change. Choose a grade-level below to review reports for each program.