Step 1. Build Your Council

A wellness committee is the core team that will build and implement your wellness strategy.

The committee should include diverse members from the school district and surrounding community including, but not be limited to district level staff, school level staff, family members, a student representative and members of the community on your committee.

Use the resources below to build your committee.

School Wellness Committee Toolkit
Our School Wellness Committee Toolkit is a guide to help build your team and get started.

School Wellness Committee Fact Sheet
Our School Wellness Committee Fact Sheet provides an overview of what a school wellness committee does and why they exist.

Sample Wellness Committee Invitation
Our Sample Wellness Committee Invitation will help you begin recruiting your members with a sample invitation to prospective team members.

Sample School Wellness Committee Agenda
Our Sample School Wellness Committee Agenda gives you a snapshot of agenda items to cover at your wellness committee meetings.

Step 2. Update your Wellness Policy


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