Wellness Policies

When schools have effective policies and practices that support the health of their students and staff; absenteeism decreases, concentration improves, and behavior problems are reduced.  - National School Boards Association 

School wellness policies are vital to making the healthy choice, the easy choice on school campuses. They provide an opportunity for schools and districts to create and support a healthy school environment and promote student and staff health. Effective wellness policies make physical activity, healthy eating and staff wellness programs, sustainable practices.

Convene Your Committee

Build support with a wellness committee made up of diverse points of view.

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Refresh Your Policy

Wellness policies establish the foundation for health-promoting practices throughout your school district.

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Put Policy into Practice

Wellness policies require action and continuous evaluation at the school level.

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Evaluate and Communicate

Reporting on your school's progress keeps everyone on track and motivated to continue meeting your goals

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Talk with Our Expert

Shauvon Simmons-Wright is our Content Advisor and is here to answer your questions, give you suggestions and point you in the right direction.

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Implement the USDA's Final Rule

View our resources, webinars, videos and trainings to help your school carry out the USDA Final Rule.

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View Trainings

We offer virtual trainings, curricula and online communities to support school leaders.

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Join the Conversation

Visit our online community to ask questions about updating your wellness policy and talk with experts.

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