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Basic Information

School Health Programs: Improving the Health of Our Nation’s Youth
At-A-Glance

Building a Healthier Future Through School Health Programs [pdf 725K]
From CDC’s Promising Practices in Chronic Disease Prevention and Control

Guidelines for a Coordinated Approach to School Health: Addressing the Physical, Social, and Emotional Health Needs of the School Community [pdf 6M]
Connecticut State Department of Education

Comprehensive Health Education Network (CHEN) listserv
Mailing list for national, state, and local school health professionals

Academic Achievement and School Health

Student Health and Academic Achievement

Making the Connection: Health and Student Achievement

Assessment & Planning

School Health Index: A Self-Assessment and Planning Guide

Health Education Curriculum Analysis Tool

Physical Education Curriculum Analysis Tool

Collaboration & Partnership

How Schools Work and How to Work with Schools: A Primer for Professionals Who Serve Children and Youth [pdf 7.2M]
National Association of State Boards of Education

Promoting Healthy Youth, Schools, and Communities: A Guide to Community-School Health Councils [pdf 2.5M]
American Cancer Society

Parent and Family Involvement

Parent Engagement: Strategies for Involving Parents in School Health [pdf 1.1M]
Describes strategies and actions schools can take to increase parent engagement in promoting positive health behaviors among students

Policy

State School Health Policy Database
Resource from the National Association of State Boards of Education that compiles laws and policies from 50 states on more than 40 school health topics, including coordination, school health councils, and school health coordinators

Professional Associations

General School Health
American School Health Association

Nutrition Services Directors/Managers or Nutritionists
American Dietetic Association
School Nutrition Association

School Nurses
National Association of School Nurses
American School Health Association, School Nurse Section

School Psychologists, Counselors, and Social Workers
American School Counselor Association
National Association of School Psychologists
School Social Work Association of America

Promising Practices

Building Healthier Schools
Describes collaborations in county health departments and school districts to promote physical activity and nutrition (National Association of County and City Health Officials)

Program Success Stories
Exemplary work of CDC funded partners to promote health through schools

Making It Happen! School Nutrition Success Stories
Stories of innovative strategies to improve the nutritional quality of foods and beverages in schools

 

 
  
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