NAP SACC Success Story: Miss Mella’s Footsteps to Learning

Miss Mella’s Footsteps to Learning is located in Coram, NY.Miss Mella’s successfully completed the NAP SACC program in the fall of 2014.Miss Mella’s does not provide meals so their focus was on improving the nutrition of the snacks and beverages offered.The goal was to increase the amount of fruits and vegetables offered during snack time, to reduce juice consumption and make water available and to switch from whole milk to 1% milk.Miss Mella’s also created a nutrition and physical activity policy which has been distributed to parents and staff.In addition, Miss Mella’s raised awareness and knowledge among staff and parents about the importance of regular physical activity for young children through an educational campaign.


Kerri Kreh Reda
Child Development Educator
631-727-7850 x 331

Last updated December 17, 2014