School Breakfast Resource Library

Listed below are a variety of resources to help better understand Alternative School Breakfast and our work regarding this initiative.



 Health and Hunger through the Lens of Race, Ethnicity and Culture (Summer 2019)


 Leaders Matter: Superintendent Leadership for School Breakfast (Summer 2019)

SGL School Breakfast May 2017 Cover

School Governance and Leadership (Spring 2017)

SG&L Cover

School Governance & Leadership (Winter 2013)

Syracuse Success Story Image

Syracuse City School District Success Story

Video Library

Video Library: Watch a variety of videos, including AASA's Courageous Leadership Conversations, about school breakfast.

News and Updates

  • The AASA School Administrator published an  Inside AASA  interview in October 2016 on the school breakfast initiative featuring Kelly Beckwith and Kayla Jackson.
  •  Caitlin Lazarski, a food service director for the Newburgh Enlarged City School District (NY) was interviewed about re-establishing the district's wellness committee. The article was published in the March 2016 Action for Healthy Kids "Slice and Dice." Read the Interview.
  •   "Beyond Networking: Superintendent Leadership for School Breakfast Expansion" : An advertorial on the impact of school breakfast from Education Week's "Quality Counts" Report ( January 2016).
  •   Education Talk Radio:Two AASA members talk about the importance of school breakfast. Features Supt. Rodney Watson from Spring ISD in Houston, TX and Asst. Supt. Michael Grove from Meriden Public Schools in Conn.   (November 2015).

 AASA Children's Programs On the Road

  School Breakfast OTR



Participating Districts In The News

Hempstead Union Free School District (NY)

"Hempstead Schools Announce Major Expansion of 'Breakfast in the Classroom'" (October 12,2015) Long Island Exchange

 "Hempstead School District To Expand School Breakfast Program" (October 14, 2015) Newsday  

 Meriden Public Schools (Conn.)

"Teachers Notice Students Respond Well to Meriden School Breakfast Program" (October 23, 2015) Record-Journal

 Neosho R-5 School District (MO)

"Grant Will Provide Grab-and-Go Breakfasts for Neosho Students" (May 25, 2015) The Joplin Globe

 "District Feasts On Benefits Of Free Breakfasts" (December 10, 2015) Neosho Daily News  

"Neosho School Board Approves Junior High Bid Docs" (December 19, 2015) Neosho Daily News

 Newburgh Enlarged City School District (NY) 

"Hudson Confidential: Balmville Kids Take on National Breakfast Challenge" (July 12, 2015) Times Herald-Record  

 Williamsburg County School District (SC)

"School Breakfast Project Possible for Williamsburg County Thanks to Grant"(June 10, 2015) WCBD-TV


From Other Organizations

Food Research and Action Council
FRAC provides data, information and resources on school breakfast participation in states and large school districts.

No Kid Hungry Center for Best Practices
Share Our Strength’s No Kid Hungry® Center for Best Practices provides the tools and resources needed to help elected officials and their staff, educators and community leaders achieve success in fighting childhood hunger, including increasing participation in school breakfast.

USDA School Breakfast Toolkit
This toolkit is designed for individuals who have an interest in increasing access to and participation in the School Breakfast Program.

Action for Healthy Kids 2014 Impact Report

April 2017

Staff Contact:


Kayla Jackson,  Project Director