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A coordinated school health program makes it easy for students and staff to make healthy choices throughout the school day.

To implement school health, many schools have their own wellness team and each school district in Rockland County has a District Wellness Council to coordinate:

  • Wellness policy updating and evaluation
  • Wellness policy implementation in schools throughout the district
  • Communication to school leaders about training in school wellness¬†
The countywide Rockland County School Health and Wellness Coalition works with school professionals, parents and community-based organizations to raise awareness of best practices and available resources to create and maintain healthy schools.

 

Upcoming event:

New Norms Series: Simple Skills for Getting Grants

December 13, 2017 Time: 8:30 am - 10:30 am

Rockland BOCES Conference Center, Building 10, 65 Parrott Road, West Nyack, NY [get directions]
New Norms Series: Simple Skills for Getting Grants - Demystifying the Process. Learn to write winning grant proposals and be the first to know about the Spring 2018 Action for Healthy Kids grants.
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** Please see our School Health Calendar for a complete list of events **