National Partners: CDC School Health Branch-funded NGO contact information and ways they can provide support

CDC funds several NGOs focused on promoting and implementing evidence-based school nutrition, physical activity, out-of-school time, and/or school health services policies, practices, and programs. All NGOs except NACDD listed below are funded through the National Collaboration to Promote Health, Wellness, and Academic Success of School-Age Children (CDC-RFA-DP16-1601). NACDD is funded under a cooperative agreement through the Office for State, Tribal, Local and Territorial Support (OSTLTS).

Funded Non-Government Organizations for Healthy Schools

Alliance for a Healthier Generation
Contact: Sarah Titzer,

Boys and Girls Club of America
Contact: Kristin Unzicker,

National Association of Chronic Disease Directors (NACDD)

NACDD School Health
Contacts: Laura Frankel DeStigter,
Amanda K. Martinez,

National Association of School Nurses
Contact: Nichole Bobo,

National Network of Public Health Institutes
Contact: Kelly Hughes,

Society of Health and Physical Educators (SHAPE America)
Contact: Audra Walters,

Other key national partners can provide support to state health and education agencies in their work with school health focused on nutrition, physical education and physical activity, and/or the management and care of chronic conditions including, but not limited to, Action for Healthy Kids , American Academy of Pediatrics , AASA, The School Superintendents Association , American Cancer Society , Food Allergy Research & Education , and National Association of State Boards of Education .