Recognizing the importance of school breakfast in ensuring student health, well-being and academic success, schools across the country are increasingly making breakfast a part of the school day. Although Breakfast After the Bell programs can increase participation, school revenues, and student performance, implementing such programs can also present some initial challenges.
Preparing for implementation can make the transition from traditional cafeteria breakfast to Breakfast After the Bell smoother and increase the chances of maintaining a successful breakfast program. Each school has their own unique needs and adaptability during early implementation can help you refine and improve your program. In preparing to implement a Breakfast after the Bell program in your school, there are several important steps.