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Coordinated School Health

Last Updated: 9/14/2021 12:04 PM

Jennifer Norton, RN, BSN, Coordinated School Health Coordinator

Brenda Grunder, Coordinated School Health Assistant

Office: (423) 232-5380

Fax: (423) 218-0544

 

The Coordinated School Health (CSH) connects physical, emotional, and social health with education through eight inter-related components. This coordinated approach improves students’ health and their capacity to learn through the support of families, communities and schools working together. Coordinated School Health works with many partners to address school health priorities.

Although these components are listed separately, it is their composite that allows CSH to have a significant impact.

  • Physical Education/Activity and Wellness

  • Nutrition

  • Health Education

  • Health Services

  • Student, Family and Community Partnerships

  • School Staff Wellness

  • School Counseling, Psychological and Social Services

  • Healthy School Environment

 

Nutrition Nuggets for Schools Newsletters SY 2021-2022

September and October Newsletter (English)

September and October Newsletter (Spanish)

 


 

Last Updated: September 14, 2021

 

Important Links

Action for Health Kids (Resource for healthy kids, schools, families and communities)

 

Alliance for a Healthier Generation (Healthy School Team Assessments and Planning)

 

CDC’s BMI Calculator for Children and Teens

 

CoverKids (Insurance Coverage Information for children and families in TN) 

 

CSH Reports and Data 

 

KidCentral TN (Resource for families to raise healthy and happy kids) 

 

Tennessee School Health Coalition (Resources for supported CSH programs in TN)

 

Tennessee School Health Screening Guidelines

 

Tennessee Suicide Prevention Network (Provides support and resources for suicide prevention)

 

For more information regarding Coordinated School Health or the 8 components, please visit https://www.tn.gov/education/health-and-safety/coordinated-school-health.html or click here.