Special appreciation to our writer, Deanne Kelleher, MS, RDN; BEN Center Consultant Erin Sharp; Child Nutrition Professional reviewers Paul Yettaw, Marshall Public Schools, and Shari Bock, Cass City schools. Special thanks to the United Dairy Industry of Michigan for their dedication and financial support of boosting breakfast participation across Michigan.

We would like to thank the following organizations for their participation in Michigan Team Nutrition’s Boost Breakfast Planning Sessions:

  • Aramark
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan
  • Center for Civil Justice
  • Chartwells
  • GLC Consortia
  • Kellogg Foundation
  • Michigan Action for Healthy Kids
  • Michigan Association of Public School Academies
  • Michigan Association of Non-Public Schools
  • Michigan Association of School Administrators
  • Michigan Association of School Boards
  • Michigan Association of Secondary School Principals
  • Michigan Department of Education
  • Retired Teacher/Michigan Education Association
  • Michigan Elementary and Middle School Principals Association
  • Michigan No Kid Hungry
  • Michigan Nutrition Network
  • Michigan Parent Teacher Association
  • Michigan School Business Officials- Facilities Directors
  • MOR Consortia
  • Parent Action for Healthy Kids
  • School Nutrition Association of Michigan/MSBO
  • Sodexo
  • SPARC Consortia
  • United Dairy Industry of Michigan

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