To support that idea of creating a culture of wellness, Kaiser Permanente partner School-Based Health Alliance fashioned an innovative resource to guide health advocates as they create, implement and sustain schoolwide wellness efforts.
Kaiser Permanente recently helped open a wellness center for more than 70 teachers and employees at Carole Highlands Elementary School in Prince George’s County, Maryland. The new wellness center includes exercise equipment and a meditation area.
If you are interested in exploring wellness-policy activities and successes, take a look at this series of case studies that covers implementing comprehensive school-wellness policies.
Healthy learning environments are important for student success. Teachers want the best for their students — incorporating mindfulness into school days is one way to improve classroom atmospheres.
A well-equipped, inviting staff and teacher lounge is a place to unwind and refresh. Lower stress levels can help staff remain healthy and engaged, and perform at their best. A recent look at staff break-room makeovers found that they can come with big benefits that school staff appreciate.
The #WellnessWins campaign aims to highlight the success achieved by school districts in implementing healthier policies and practices. Effective school wellness policies are the building blocks for healthy school environments.