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 Training and Mentoring Monthly Series is a free forum on current issues on school health programming such as fundraising, using physical activity in the classroom and healthy celebrations and student rewards. Each session will highlight local schools.
  • 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.
  • School Resource Guide - an online resource designed for school personnel, parents and youth to quickly access local resources on topics related to student and family health as well as school programming.
  • 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. Click the membership catagory highlighted in blue that best suits you for the correct Statement of Commitment form. We look forward to having you join us! For more information, contact the School Health Coordinator at the Rockland County Department of Health.

Members: