Vermont Healthy Schools

The Vermont Healthy Schools Resource

Group of students from cover of Vermont School Wellness Policy Guidelines document.The Vermont Healthy Schools Resource provides school teams with ideas and examples for school wellness policies.

Each policy in the Resource includes:

Part 1 - Nutrition

Part 2 - Physical Education Program

Part 3 - Physical Activity

The Vermont Healthy Schools Resource is a joint project of Vermont's Department of Health, Agency of Education, and Agency of Agriculture Food and Markets.

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More Resources

Active Learning: A toolkit for Teachers
Getting active in the classroom will help students improve their health, their focus and ultimately their academic performance. This toolkit provides physical activity activities and resources that students can engage in during small amounts of time, and can be used by classroom teachers, physical educators, and anyone wishing to encourage youth to be active

New School Cuisine
Nutritious and Seasonal Recipes for School Cooks by School Cooks

Tips for Healthy Fundraisers
These tips will help to meet the Smart Snacks in Schools policy when planning creative ways to support your school and the health of our children

Vermont School Wellness Policy Guidelines
The Healthy School Resource complements the Vermont School Wellness Policy Guidelines. These guidelines are a valuable tool for implementing school wellness policies for nutrition, physical education and physical activity.

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School Wellness Awards

Fit & Healthy KidsThe Vermont School Wellness Awards recognize those schools whose policies and practices reflect a high priority on healthy outcomes for students and staff.

The Wellness Awards are sponsored by the Vermont Department of Health, Agency of Education, New England Dairy and Food Council and the Vermont Health Education Initiative.

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Contact Us

Jennifer Woolard
Vermont Department of Health
108 Cherry Street
Burlington, VT 05401
Tel. 802-863-7393
Fax 802-651-1634

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