STEP 1: Getting Started
Schedule a date on your school calendar for the Tasting Night and start engaging your school community in discussions around the importance of healthy eating. Reach out to your school administrators, teachers and families.
STEP 2: Plan Your Event
Form a planning committee by inviting parents and teachers to join. Recruit volunteers, coordinate logistics and schedule deadlines. Reach out to your school chef, food service personnel and food supplier(s) as well as other community organizations.
STEP 3: Promote Your Event
Utilize as many platforms as possible for promoting your event. And don't forget to translate documents into languages your school community speaks.
STEP 4: Host Your Event
Ensure that everything goes smoothly at your Tasting Night! Follow the checklist below to be sure the event runs smoothly and keeps families engaged.
STEP 5: Wrap Up
Be sure to thank your PTA, school staff, community partners and parent volunteers. Gather feedback, share your results with the Durham Council PTA and National PTA, and use the findings to plan your next event.
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