Step 1: Join the Healthy Schools Program
If you haven’t already, join the Healthy Schools Program and Assess Your School using the School Health Index
Step 2: Develop an Action Plan to Monitor Progress
An Action plan can engage your school wellness committee and monitor your progress to ensure you are on target to meet your wellness policy goals.
Step 3: Communicate and Build Support
Your wellness policy provides the guidance staff and families need to support a healthy school environment. Use the Communication Checklist to help promote, educate and build support with school staff, families and the community for your wellness goals.
Step 4: Connect to Resources and Support
Visit the Wellness Policy Place to ask questions and provide solutions with administrators, school staff, schools board members, out-of-school time staff, etc. across the nation.
Visit our Training Center to learn about online training opportunities that will support your school wellness policy implementation.
Contact our Customer Service Center to speak with a Member Engagement and Support Manager about your wellness priorities and receive individualized guidance.
Step 5: Make implementation and reporting seamless using our Healthy Schools Program.
You’ve done all the hard work, now it’s time to share your results by evaluating your policy implementation and communicating your successes.
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.
We offer virtual trainings, curricula and online communities to support school leaders.
Join the Conversation
Visit our online community to ask questions about updating your wellness policy and talk with experts.