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

Wellness Policies provide an opportunity for schools and districts to create a healthy school environment by making physical activity, healthy eating and staff wellness programs, sustainable practices. School wellness policies are vital to making the healthy choice, the easy choice on school campuses.

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

Michelle Owens is our National Policy Advisor. By contacting her, you can ask questions, learn best practices and get started creating a healthier school environment.

Get to know Michelle | Connect with Michelle | @MichelleKOwens


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USDA's Final Rule

The Alliance is here to help you get ready for June 30, 2017. View our videos, trainings, templates and other resources that will guide you in implementing the final rule.

Final Rule

 

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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