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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 8: School Employee Wellness

Video Transcript [PDF - 79 KB]

Video Summary

  • Guideline 8: Provide a school employee wellness program that includes healthy eating and physical activity services for all school staff members.
  • Employee wellness programs may influence the adoption of healthy behaviors by staff.
  • Schools should determine the nutrition and physical activity needs of staff before requesting administration support for staff involvement.


What strategies support guideline 8?

What are some examples of school employee services?

How can schools tailor programs based on staff needs?

What are some activities for school employee wellness programs?

What are some environmental changes schools can make to support school employee wellness?


Directors of Health Promotion and Education’s School Employee Wellness Guide

National Healthy Worksite Program

Workplace Health Promotion


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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