Rockland County School Health and Wellness Coalition

 
Working together to have the healthiest students, staff and school communities in the Nation
 

The Rockland County School Health and Wellness Coalition (School Coalition) is a collaborative group of Rockland schools, organizations and businesses with a shared vision to have the healthiest students, staff and school communities in the nation. To achieve this, our mission is to educate and facilitate collaboration between schools, local agencies and businesses to support, optimize and sustain the health and productivity of our students, school staff and community.

School Coalition Activities

School Health and Wellness Coalition activities are designed to enhance:

  • Implementation of wellness policies and practices
  • Professional development
  • Educational programming
  • Communication
  • Sharing of resources

Resources Available to the Public

  • New Norms for Healthy Schools and Communities professional development events to promote the social, emotional and physical well being of the whole child through healthier nutritional and physical activity environments. To be held October 17th (Nutrition topics: fundraising and celebrations) and 24th (Physical activity topics: Physical activity in the classroom, and walking/running programs) from 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at Cornell Cooperative Extension Rockland Education Center in Stony Point, NY. Registration is required. See the flyer for the registration links.
  • Health Fair Planning Guide provides step by step instructions on how to plan a successful health fair. The Guide also includes templates for letters, lists and forms.
  • Eat Together! campaign to promote the family meal has brochures in English and Spanish, a flyer, table top display and power point presentation in English that may be reproduced and used.

School Coalition Steering Committee

A Steering Committee plans the School Coalition events. The Steering Committee is comprised of the following organizations:

School Coalition Membership

The members listed below have all signed a Statement of Commitment to the vision and mission of the Rockland County School Health and Wellenss Coalition. Membership is open to organizations and schools, individuals and businesses. For more information, contact the School Health Coordinator at the Rockland County Department of Health.

Members: