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INFORMATIONAL LETTER: 130
POLICY CODE: IJG
TO: Superintendents of Schools, School Food Service Directors
FROM: Susan A. Gendron, Commissioner
DATE: April 20, 2006
RE: Action for Healthy Kids’ Campaign for School Wellness
How does school wellness contribute to a high-performing school?
In what ways does school wellness fit into a continuous school improvement strategy?
How are school administrators creating a culture of wellness and what is the pay-off for doing so?
Maine Action for Healthy Kids’ Campaign for School Wellness is hosting an Interactive Web Forum for School Administrators and School Policy-Makers. Join Action for Healthy Kids and some of the nation’s leaders in school reform and school wellness for an important discussion and Q&A session on these questions and related issues.
Broadcast over the web, this live, interactive event is available to anyone with a computer and Internet access. Registration is required for this free event.
To register, go to www.actionforhealthykids.org
Thomas Payzant, Superintendent, Boston Public Schools
Paul Vallas, Chief Executive Officer, School District of Philadelphia
Jill Wynns, School Board Commissioner, San Francisco Unified School District
Roel Gonzalez, Superintendent, Rio Grande City School District, TX
Gayden Carruth, AASA Superintendent in Residence for Wellness
Robert Hagemann, Principal, McIntosh Middle School, Sarasota, FL
Mary Louise Cohen, School Board Member, Bay Shore Union Free School District, NY