For the Educator

A healthy school environment can result in greater academic achievement, healthier students and school staff.

For The Educator

Saving Lives at School

Students across the country are getting active, learning about health and raising money to fight heart disease. And they’re having fun, too, in both the Kids and American Heart Challenges.

kids running and playing

NFL Play 60

The American Heart Association and the National Football League (NFL) teamed up with a goal to get kids physically active and improve their overall health. Learn more about our in-school digital Virtual Experiences that teachers can tune-into with their students and the NFL PLAY 60 App.

Dance for Your Chance to WIN a Celebrity Visit for Your School

Kids Heart Challenge and American Heart Challenge are getting students moving by kicking off the American Heart Challenge Dance Contest with the American Dance Movement to encourage students of all ages to incorporate dance into their lives. The contest provides schools the chance to win a dance masterclass by an American Dance Movement celebrity! You don't want to miss this.

kids dancing on playground with instructor

School Programs

Inspire our youth to give from the heart.

young girl crawling through tunnel

Healthy Way to Grow

With inaugural funding from the William G. McGowan Charitable Fund, the American Heart Association and Nemours launched Healthy Way to Grow, a program that provides child care centers hands-on assistance, customized training, resources and tools to support healthy lifestyles in child care environments. 

Teaching Gardens

Learn how Teaching Gardens is impacting elementary school kids and how you can be recognized for implementing instructional gardens for kids.

young girl holding carrots in garden

You're the Cure

Become an Advocate

Will you speak up for the health of our kids? Become a You’re The Cure advocate today!