A high school student and teacher help younger students with handwashing activity.

Teachers and School Nurses

You can make a critical difference in preventing the spread of infectious diseases at school and preventing student and teacher absenteeism.

The Healthy Schools, Healthy People, It’s a SNAP program is ready made to:

  • Engage your students;
  • Help you develop a written action plan;
  • Get the entire school community involved; and
  • Help you overcome the most common in-school hand cleaning barriers.

Your Classroom Could Earn...

A Certificate of Recognition and even the annual national award!

It's As Easy As 1-2-3!

  1. Using the Healthy Schools, Healthy People, It’s a SNAP materials will allow you to integrate standards-based hand cleaning activities into your curriculum;
  2. Have students create a clean hands awareness project, activity or campaign; and
  3. Submit your project ideas for recognition.

Don't forget to share your clean hands story on the Clean Hands Honor Roll. If you have questions, send them to SNAP@cleaninginstitute.org.

Don't miss out! Help keep your students in school, continuing to be safe, healthy and learning.