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Training Tools for Healthy Schools e-Learning Series

School Health Guidelines
to Promote Healthy Eating and Physical Activity

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Guideline 7: Family and Community

Video Transcript [PDF - 77 KB]

Video Summary

  • Guideline 7: Partner with families and community members in the development and implementation of healthy eating and physical activity policies, practices, and programs.
  • Schools can encourage and facilitate communication among schools, families, and community members.
  • Schools should invite families and community members to participate on planning and implementing school health policies and practices.


What strategies support guideline 7?

How do partnerships among schools, families, and community members help enforce healthy lifestyles?

How can schools communicate with parents?

How can schools involve families?

How can schools increase family participation?

How can schools find community partners?


Johns Hopkins National Network of Partnership Schools

Parent Engagement in Schools


SHG Executive Summary [PDF - 5.09MB]

SHG Full Report [PDF - 973KB]

Tips for Teachers [PDF - 3.57MB]

Full Course Content [PDF - 364KB]

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