Student Education Curriculum

The Healthy Eating and Active LifeStyles curriculum is designed to make healthy eating and active lifestyles part of a Job Corps student's life from the time they arrive on center. There are three modules in the training curriculum: Healthy Eating 101, Move It!, and Tying it Together: Body Weight, Body Image and Goal Setting. The modules contain discussion topics, classroom lessons, computer lab activities, worksheets, and projects.

Center staff members will have the option of delivering all curriculum components or choosing which will benefit their students most. Ideally, students will learn about nutrition and physical activity throughout their tenure in Job Corps. To spread the education throughout a student's stay and to encourage the involvement of multiple staff members, curriculum components have been broken into categories including: