Employee Wellness Trainings

Explore opportunities for training and professional development on Employee Wellness.

TitleTraining TypeDescription
Post Test Creating a Culture of Healthy StaffTestPlease complete this post-test which will determine knowledge gained for this course of study.
Sailing into Employee WellnessCourse

Fun, easy ways to infuse and promote healthy habits with your colleagues. Understand the importance of health and wellness for staff, identify strategies for determining the health and wellness needs and interest of employees and learn to implement best practices for promoting an employee wellness program.

When you're finished, update Module 7 of the Healthy Schools Program Assessment: Health Promotion for Staff!

Walk the Talk - Modeling Healthy BehaviorsCourse

If you took a walk around your school today, would you see your school staff drinking water, participating with students in recess and PE, eating fruit and veggies, having a walking parent-teacher conference, etc.? If you thought, no, this isn?t happening at my school then this is the session for you. If our goal is to have all school staff modeling healthy eating and physical activity behaviors in the presence of students then we must provide staff with the tools they need to make the changes. Participants will learn the connection between staff and students' health behaviors. They will learn strategies to increase staff modeling healthy behaviors and environmental changes that can be made to ensure school staff are continuing to model healthy behaviors in front of students.

Make a Splash with WaterCourseOverview of the important role that water plays in kid's health as well as strategies for making water exciting for youth. Participants will be able to: identify the role that water plays in kids' health and identify strategies for increasing kid's water consumption. Take the Next Step and Update Your Assessment!
Exploring the Criteria of the Healthy Schools Program AwardCourseThe Criteria Explorer helps schools complete the application for the National Healthy Schools Award by providing detailed information and support for each of the required criteria. Alliance school health experts walk through each criterion, providing detailed insights on: - Who can help answer each assessment question - Why the criteria is important - What resources are recommended - What evidence of success is required for the National Healthy Schools Award application Take the Next Step and Update Your Assessment!
Staff Fitness BreaksMaterial
15 Tips in 15 Mins: Making and Modeling Healthy BehaviorsCurriculumEvery minute we have choices to make -- why not ensure yours are healthy? Tune in for 15 rapid fire wellness tips to kick off the new school year in a healthy way!
15 Tips in 15 Mins: Making and Modeling Healthy BehaviorsVideoEvery minute we have choices to make -- why not ensure yours are healthy? Tune in for 15 rapid fire wellness tips to kick off the new school year in a healthy way!
Creating a Wellness Vision & Gaining SupportVideoObjectives: Does your school have a wellness vision that inspires others to support your goals? Kick off the school year with tips for creating and clearly communicating your school's wellness vision and encouraging the school community to be excited and involved in achieving your wellness efforts. Description: - Use school wellness goals to inform a common vision for success - Consider various ways to communicate the wellness vision to engage supporters - Identify and invite school members to get involved in your school's wellness team - Create a plan and explore resources to make your wellness vision a success
Creating a Culture of Healthy StaffCurriculum

In order for students and youth to achieve, we need school and out-of-school time staff healthy and in attendance each day. Whether you’re in the beginning stages of kicking off your staff wellness program or trying to reengage staff in your current program, this session will provide you with the tools needed to assess your staffs’ interests, establish the best communication methods, model healthy behaviors, offer wellness programs and make environmental changes to keep the momentum of your staff wellness program alive and sustainable! 

1. Understand why staff wellness is important to the success of a healthy school/out-of-school time environment and the connection between staff and students’/youths’ health behaviors.  

2. Learn the importance of personal wellness assessments, the effectiveness of a staff interest survey and examples of wellness offerings you can implement 

3. Identify key communication tools to assist employee wellness programs in engaging all staff members. 

4. Learn strategies to increase staffs’ modeling of healthy behaviors in front of students/youth.   

5. Learn resources that will assist schools and sites in creating a healthier work environment for their staff members.   

Pre Test Creating a Culture of Healthy StaffTestPlease complete this pre-test which will determine baseline knowledge and preparedness for this course of study.
Communicating WellnessVideo
Take 15: Jumpstart Employee Wellness in 2019EventJanuary signifies the time for change; a new year with new healthy lifestyle resolutions. Learn how you can take advantage of this momentum to boost
participation in your staff wellness initiatives. Tune into Facebook LIVE for a conversation with Healthy Schools Program Manager Fancy Flores on ways to take employee wellness to the next level in 2019.


Building the All-Star Team – How to Create and Maintain Your School Wellness CommitteeEventAll School Wellness Leaders are invited to join Healthier Generation’s Program Manager to explore the benefits and strategies for developing an effective and successful School Wellness Committee.  At the end of the call, you will find ways to lead your team to improved health and wellness for students and the entire school community.