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Perseverance in School Employee Wellness Programs Pays Off

Sherry Franks, Coordinated School Health Program coordinator for Washington County Schools in Tennessee, got off to a disappointing start with an employee wellness program. She conducted a survey to determine interest in wellness activities for employees, and had very little response. Read more

Organizing a School Employee Wellness Program in a Large District

For a district the size of the Montgomery County Public Schools in Maryland, with its 192 schools and 18,000 employees, designating a liaison to the district health team from each school building was not feasible. So, instead, an alternative system-wide approach was developed that included a school-based wellness director (SWD) for each school—a volunteer who obtained principal approval to fulfill the role. Read more

Launching the School Employee Wellness Program with a Health Fair

Kelly Meadows, the school health coordinator at West Orange-Cove Consolidated Independent School District in Texas, scheduled a health fair as part of a staff development day at the beginning of the school year. The health fair was developed in partnership with a local hospital who agreed to provide health screenings for school staff. Read more

The WCSD Good Health Incentive Program

The Washoe County School District's (WCSD) Good Health Incentive Program provides financial incentives for employees to participate in health risk-reducing activities while generating resources to support the district's health promotion efforts. Read more

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