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Wellness Policy


Jeffco SCHOOLS Wellness Policy 

Title: ADF School Wellness.  Policy HERE


Wellness Policy Guidelines 

A resource defining what is required by policy and what is best practice in order to improve health and wellness in PK-12 schools, These topics address federal and state laws, as well as district policies. Guidelines HERE



- Is required by the District Wellness Policy
- Oversees and revises District Wellness Policy
- Provides collaboration across areas of school wellness

Purpose of the DHAC:
- Evaluate and monitor the district’s progress implementing the student wellness policy goals
- Provide recommendations on revisions to the Wellness Policy and regulations, as the council deems necessary and/or appropriate.
- Serve as an information resource to schools.
- Support the development and implementation of school wellness goals.
- Facilitate connections among district departments, stakeholders and community organizations in order to lift up what’s working, identify new opportunities, show/evaluate success and galvanize support for policy and culture change that will continue to move Jeffco Public Schools along the Healthy Schools Continuum.
- Information sharing about trainings, programs, case studies/success stories, federal/state/local policies and other existing resources.

District Health Advisory Council Meetings
The Jeffco DHAC meets as a large, 20-30 person group three times a school year. A smaller Steering Committee also meets in-between the large meetings and is primarily district-level department representation.

New members welcome! Please contact Healthy Schools at [email protected] if you would like to join.
View DHAC Meeting Notes

The Jeffco DHAC has representation from the following:
Jefferson Center for Mental Health (JCMH)
Lakewood Connects (Faith-Based Organization)
School Principals
Jeffco PTA
Jeffco Student Services
STRIDE Community Health Centers
Jeffco Employee Wellness
Jeffco Physical Education Curriculum Coordinator
Jeffco Grants Coordinator
Jefferson County Public Health (JCPH)
Healthy Schools Coordinator
Jeffco Food Service Operations
Health Education
Social Emotional Wellness
Tobacco Prevention
District Employee Assistance Program
Jeffco Health Services
Jeffco Employee Benefits
Local Medical Doctor
Kaiser Permanente

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