What services does the HealthierUS School Challenge Specialist provide?

The HealthierUS School Challenge (HUSSC) Specialist is responsible for encouraging Arizona districts and schools to pursue and achieve the HealthierUS School Challenge awards, recognizing excellence in nutrition and physical activity. The HUSSC Specialist works with other members of the School Health Program team to provide schools with training and technical assistance to enhance physical activity, to create school meals which promote more vegetables and fruits and whole grains, as well as to use local wellness policy to encourage other HUSSC criteria. The HUSSC Specialist is available to assist schools from start to finish throughout the HUSSC award application process.