Local School Wellness Policy ProcessBackground Information
The first step in developing a local school wellness policy is to figure out what you need to do, why, and how.
The Case for Wellness Policies
Explore these resources to understand why wellness policies are so important in promoting student health and wellness.
Assembling the Team
Build your wellness policy team and involve a variety of people in policy development, implementation, and assessment.
Model and Sample Policy Language
Explore these resources when preparing to draft your local school wellness policy, and revisit them when putting the policy to action.
Assessment (Needs Assessment, Monitoring and Evaluation)
Refer to these resources to conduct your initial needs assessment for monitoring implementation, and measuring the impact of your local school wellness policy.
Reporting to the Public
Inform and update the public about the content and implementation of the local school wellness policies.
Share Your Story
Be sure to share your implementation strategies, stories, and successes with your school community, as well as with your peers.