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Healthy Schools Leader Cohort

Ended May 31, 2021

Full course description

Course Description

  • This cohort is for any staff member in DCSD who wants to bring health and wellness initiatives into the school buildings/programs they serve. Participants will experience creating and implementing a SMART goal plan for their building, for the 2020/21 school year. The focus can be around increasing physical activity, establishing social-emotional learning, mindfulness, student-led health teams, kindness, American Heart Association Heart Challenge, and staff resilience.
  • Lead Learners (Facilitators): Lauren LaComb & Kimmy Romine
  • Credit(s) and Type: 15 Hours Relicensure


Target Audience

  • Certified Staff
  • Classified Staff


Timeline Overview

  • Beginning of course: Plan to attend one of these three Healthy Schools Kickoff Meetings. If you have a scheduling conflict reach out to Laurie LaComb at (NOTE: THESE ARE THE CORRECT, UPDATED TIMES)

        Tuesday, September 15th, 4:00 -5:00 pm Google Meet Link 9/15 (Links to an external site.)

        Wednesday, September 16th, 4:15 - 5:15 pm Google Meet Link 9/16 (Links to an external site.)

        Thursday, September 17th, 4:00 - 5:00 pm Google Meet Link 9/17 (Links to an external site.)

  • End of Course: 5.16.2021
  • 3 Hours Face-to-Face meeting, 12 Hours Independent Work




Here are the outcomes for the course (what participants will walk away with from the course).

  • The ability to create and implement a School Health Improvement Plan that has a positive impact on the culture of a building.
  •  Deeper knowledge about the Whole School, Community, Child model.
  •  Develop working relationships with colleagues around the district who are working on similar objectives.