Office of Healthy Schools

The Office of Healthy Schools is a division of the Mississippi Department of Education whose responsibility it is to provide programming that promotes health and wellness in schools across the state.  Through strategies, programs, services and initiatives that are coordinated by the Office of Healthy Schools, the Mississippi Department of Education (MDE) continues to focus on and promote the undeniable connection between healthy students and schools and academic achievement.



A healthy school is a vital part of a healthy community, and successful collaboration is required from school administrators, staff, students, parents and the community. The Office of Healthy Schools is committed and prepared to offer technical assistance and services to enable schools and communities to create effective school health Programs based on the Whole School, Whole Community, Whole Child Health and Learning Model developed by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to encourage life-long healthful behaviors that contribute to healthy and productive citizens.

What's New



Tools that Work



Emerging Disease Guidance



NEW CDC Resource - Health and Academic Achievement 



Move to Learn



2013 Excellence in Physical Education Certification Program



2013 YRBS Survey Administrator's PowerPoint



Contemporary Health (9-12)



Contemporary Health (K-8)



Mississippi Physical Education Curriculum (K-12)



MS Code 37-13-171 (Sex-related Education)  Resources



Best Practices Toolkit for Shared Use Agreements in Mississippi



Office of Healthy Schools Intern Application



Health in Action



Health Education Curriculum Training Module



Wellness Policy Guide (2014) 





Hot Topics/Implementation Plan for CPR







Emerging Disease Guidance







Implementation Plan HB48







Implementation Plan for CPR







Providing Instruction of CPR/AED to High School Students







CPR/AED – Assisting A Person in Cardiac Arrest







Resources



  a) Only 1 in 3 Handout



  b) Hands-Only CPR Handout



  c) CPR Stickers



  d) Teacher Completion Certificate



  e) Student Completion Certificate







Implementation Plan for Anaphylaxis







Sex-related Education Policy Implementation Survey
Office of Healthy Schools     P.O. Box 771     Jackson, MS 39205-0771     Phone: (601) 359-1737     Fax: (601) 576-1417
 

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