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.
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
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
Local Process: How to Develop, Implement, and Evaluate a Wellness Policy.
Steps to a Healthy School
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
Action for Healthy Kids