Resource Directory

In addition to resources and blogs created by Springboard to Active Schools, featured CSPAP resources were taken from CDC's newly published resource, Increasing Physical Education and Physical Activity: A Framework for Schools

When the Classroom is Our Home: Adapting Physical Activity to Fit Your Space

Hi everyone! Brittany here from Springboard to Active Schools. See this photo? It’s probably the only time of day where my two kids (2nd grade and preschool) are focused, excited, and not fighting (hooray!). In our chaotic household of two working parents trying to homeschool, that is a total win! Today, in honor of National PE… Read more »

Resource Type: Springboard Resources, Blogs
Resource Topic: Physical Education, Physical Activity During School, Classroom Physical Activity, Family & Community Engagement

Online Learning Institute: Creating a Culture of Physical Activity in Your Context – A CSPAP Working Session

A Comprehensive School Physical Activity Program (CSPAP) is a key framework for schools that ensures that students are reaching the nationally recommended 60 minutes of physical activity every day. However, at first glance, implementing a CSPAP may feel overwhelming and like an additional item on a school’s immense “to-do” list.  Participants will consider the national landscape around… Read more »

Resource Type: Springboard Resources, Tools For CSPAP Implementation, Webinars
Resource Topic: General CSPAP Information, Physical Education, Physical Activity During School, Classroom Physical Activity, Physical Activity Before & After School, Family & Community Engagement

Online Learning Institute: Concrete Strategies for School Leaders to Implement High‐Quality Enhanced Physical Education Policy and Practice

Cultivating champions is a key strategy for advocating for physical education programs in local districts and schools and policy adoption at the state level.  Effective policy change and implementation requires strong leadership support and two ways to do that are educating potential champions on the influence of high-quality enhanced PE practices and policies on health,… Read more »

Resource Type: Springboard Resources, Webinars
Resource Topic: Sustainability, Staff Involvement, Family & Community Engagement

Data Brief: Involve Families in Physical Activity in Schools

Family members play an integral role in shaping the learning, development, and health of students. The relationship between families and schools reinforces children’s health and learning in multiple settings: at home, in schools, in out-of-school time programs, and in the community. This brief highlights national data to describe the state of family engagement in physical… Read more »

Resource Type: Springboard Resources, Data Briefs
Resource Topic: Family & Community Engagement

CDC: Increasing Physical Education and Physical Activity: A Framework for Schools

An introduction to Whole School, Whole Community, Whole Community (WSCC) model and the Comprehensive School Physical Activity Program (CSPAP) framework. It includes an explanation of the five components of CSPAP and a list of resources to support each component.

Resource Type: Tools For CSPAP Implementation
Resource Topic: General CSPAP Information, Physical Education, Physical Activity During School, Classroom Physical Activity, Recess, Physical Activity Before & After School, Staff Involvement, Family & Community Engagement

Action for Healthy Kids: Parent Toolkit (2012)

Provides a parent leadership series that includes handouts, tip sheets, and planning forms that help parents learn how to work collaboratively within their school communities to improve policies and practices related to school nutrition and physical activity.

Resource Type: Tools For CSPAP Implementation
Resource Topic: Family & Community Engagement

CDC: Parents for Healthy Schools

This set of resources educates parents about school nutrition, physical activity, and chronic health conditions; provides parents with strategies and actions to improve the school health environment; and provides suggestions for ways to track progress in engaging parents.

Resource Type: Tools For CSPAP Implementation
Resource Topic: Family & Community Engagement

CDC: Parent Engagement: Strategies for Involving Parents in School Health

This document defines and describes engagement between parents and school staff and identifies specific strategies for all three aspects of parent engagement in schools: connect, engage, and sustain

Resource Type: Tools For CSPAP Implementation
Resource Topic: Family & Community Engagement