Coordinated School Health
Research demonstrates the close link between social/emotional, mental, physical health and academic success. In addition, research demonstrates promising results of integrating health interventions in the schools. Every district in Washtenaw and Livingston participates in Coordinated School Health.
- Professional Development/training in the Michigan Model for Health; Reproductive Health/Human Growth & Development; Sexuality Education; and HIV/STD Prevention Education.
- Ongoing support and technical assistance for the implementation of Health Education curriculum
- Curriculum materials and resources
- Transgender Task Force, a joint project with the Culture & Diversity Task Force.
Coordinated School Health Overview - An excellent 2 page overview of what Coordinated School Health is and the eight components involved.
Comprehensive Health Education Overview - One of the eight components of the Coordinated School Health effort. A significant amount of efforts in Washtenaw & Livingston are spent on Comprehensive Health.
PE-Nut is a nutrition and physical education program that uses a whole-school approach to motivate students, parents and educators to be physically active and eat healthier. It is funded by Michigan Nutrition Network.
MDE Coordinated School Health Information - The website for the statewide network of Coordinated School Health. Coordinated School Health is a nation-wide initiative created by the CDC.
MDE Health Education - Part of Coordinated School Health, this website is where you will find important information affecting health education in Michigan Schools.
Michigan Model for Health - The Michigan Model for Health is a comprehensive and sequential K12 health education curriculum that aims to give school-aged children the knowledge and skills needed to practice and maintain healthy behaviors and lifestyles.