Resource & Support Materials

Lesson Support Resources and Tools

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  • Lesson Observation Tool
    • In SNAP-Ed, use of evidence-based curricula helps us improve the effectiveness of our nutrition education interventions.  Using the Lesson Observation Tool as a peer monitoring tool ensures that the curricula is being delivered as intended and the lesson is in compliance with USDA and UC requirements.
  • Program Review Checklist
    • The Program Checklist assists Advisors, Program Supervisors/Managers and staff to ensure integrity  and establishment of continuous quality improvement practices in SNAP-Ed programming. It is advised that a review of sections of this tool occur in staff meetings on a regular basis.
  • CATCH Lesson Observation Tool
    • This tool provides a support structure for UC CalFresh staff to observe CATCH Champions and build capacity. It assesses the delivery of facilitated CATCH lessons and identifies useful feedback for educators and CATCH champions. Our goal is to support the delivery of the key components of CATCH to ensure high quality physical activity (PA) education practices among UC CalFresh county programs. This tool can be used by supervisors to observe educators and/or educators to observe CATCH champions, by the UC CalFresh State Office during site visits, and/or educators can ask their peers to review their CATCH lesson facilitation for informal feedback to support professional development. If you have any questions, please contact Angie Keihner (
    • CATCH Lesson Observation Tool  |  Data Entry Portal
  • Educator Checklist
  • Child Care Toolkit
    • by Let's Move
  • My Plate Kids Place
    • MyPlate Kids Place provides online resources and tools for children to help them make healthier choices in a fun and appealing way.

Extender Model Resources

  • Extender Models in CalFresh Healthy Living, UC-A Best Practices Guide
    • This guide, based on interviews with county programs, contains information on how to get started with an extender model, key components of training, supporting extenders, and reporting and evaluation. In addition, case studies and examples illustrate implementation in the field and an extensive list of resources are included.
  • CalFresh Healthy Living, UC: Extender Recruitment FAQ’s
    • This document provides responses to some commonly asked questions when working with extenders delivering Early Care and Education, K-12 schools, and Adult/Parent classes.
  • Extender Tips and Reminders for Lesson Delivery
    • The Extender Tips and Reminders for Lesson Delivery is an easy tool to use as an accompanying piece when providing curriculum to an extender. It is a reminder to nudge teachers, after school and other extenders to be mindful of the importance of curriculum fidelity in generating positive behavioral outcomes. Please consider walking through this tip sheet with your extender.

Agriculture in the Classroom 

Building a Strong Foundation: A Strategic Approach for Preparing to Teach a New Curriculum

UC ANR Publications Catalog

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