Linking Health & Learning

Whole School, Whole Community, Whole Child

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development have partnered to create the Whole School, Whole Community, Whole Child model; a model that builds upon the Coordinated School Health model and Whole Child framework. Learn more.

School Wellness Bulletin

This monthly bulletin is intended to keep Vermont educators and youth-serving professionals up-to-date on resources, professional development and grant/funding opportunities, and other issues related to healthy and safe schools. NOTE: The bulletin is not published during the summer months. Read more.

Concussion Guidelines

The law requires that schools educate their coaches, their youth athletes, and the youth athletes’ parents and guardians regarding the prevention and mitigation concussion-related injuries.months. Read more.

Whole School, Whole Community, Whole Child

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development (ASCD) have partnered to create the Whole School, Whole Community, Whole Child (WSCC) model. This enhanced model builds upon aspects of the CDC’s familiar Coordinated School Health (CSH) model and the Whole Child framework from the ASCD.

Whole School, Whole Community, Whole Child Model

Vermont School Wellness Policy Guidelines

School Wellness Bulletins

Subscription Information & Submission Guidelines

Concussion Guidelines

Act No. 58, § 40of 2011, Act No. 171, § 39a of 2011 , and Act No. 68, § 2 of 2013 which are codified in 16 V.S.A. § 1431, direct the AOE to develop guidelines to assist schools in taking reasonable steps to prevent, and to minimize the effects of, school athletic team-related concussions. In the creation of these guidelines, the AOE has consulted with the Vermont Department of Health, the Vermont Principals’ Association, and the Vermont School Boards Insurance Trust; we gratefully acknowledge their assistance.

Concussion Guidelines

The law requires that schools educate their coaches, their youth athletes, and the youth athletes’ parents and guardians regarding the prevention and mitigation concussion-related injuries.

Under 16 V.S.A. § 1431, responsibility to ensure compliance with these guidelines falls on principals of public schools, and on heads of approved independent schools.

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