Local School Wellness Policy

The Michigan Department of Education is pleased to announce a nationwide waiver for the Local Wellness Policy Triennial Assessment.  The intent of this waiver is to support Local Education Agencies (LEA) unable to complete a triennial assessment of the local wellness policies by June 30, 2020, due to school closures as a result of COVID-19.  LEAs wishing to accept this new deadline of June 30, 2021, must notify the Michigan Department of Education, Office of Health and Nutrition Services, by June 15, 2020.  Notification will be accepted by completing the survey below.  


Local Wellness Policy Triennial Assessment Webinar

Nationwide Waiver of Local Wellness Policy Triennial Assessment


Michigan State Board of Education

Model Local School Wellness Policy - adopted April 19, 2017

Local School Wellness Policy Tools


Triennial Assessment Plan

Update and Planning Outline

Local Wellness Policy Sample Goals

USDA Food and Nutrition Service

USDA Food and Nutrition Service Local School Wellness Policy Website including regulations, tools and guidance on Local School Wellness Policy

Comparison Chart of 2004 vs. 2010 Requirements

Local Process: How to Develop, Implement, and Evaluate a Wellness Policy.

Team Nutrition Implementation Tools and Resources

Steps to a Healthy School

Collection of Local Wellness Policy Resources

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

CDC Local School Wellness Policy Website

RUDD Center

WellSat 3.0

Action for Healthy Kids

Tools for Schools

Whole School, Whole Community, Whole Child Model