We provide guides for advocating for effective policy changes as well as practical tools for incorporating health and wellness into schools. Browse through our resources or select an audience to see curated resources.
Stakeholder’s Guide to Implementing the Change in the Free Care Policy
This framework highlights key steps advocates can take to develop and implement a plan for leveraging the change in the free care policy to support increased access to comprehensive and coordinated school health services.
A Guide for Incorporating Health and Wellness into School Improvement Plans
This document from the National Association of Chronic Disease Directors provides a guide for addressing the needs of the whole child through school improvement plans. Alex Mays, HSC’s Senior National Program Director, served as an adviser on the project.
Lista de Verificación: Lo que Puede Hacer Para Mejorar la Comida de su Escuela
Esta lista de verificación incluye elementos que CPS se ha comprometido a incluir así como ideas y estrategias para ayudar a crear un ambiente escolar que apoye al programa de alimentación escolar y los esfuerzos de los estudiantes por comer sanamente.
Principal Toolkit: Getting the Most out of the CPS School Meal Program
Because principals and schools play such an important role in providing students with healthy food and educating them on healthy behaviors, we created this toolkit in partnership with Chicago Public Schools to give you a guide to making sure the school meal program is working as best as it can for your students.