The Power of Collective Impact
Colorado schools took center stage at the 2016 Colorado Healthy Schools Summit: The Power of Collective Impact for health and wellness programs that improve students’ academic and social success.
- Forty-three schools were named 2016 Healthy School Champions.
- Colorado Lieutenant Governor Joe Garcia presented the 2016 Platinum Governor’s Award for School Health and Wellness to Leadville’s Lake County Intermediate School and kicked off March as Colorado Healthy Schools Month.
- Keynote speaker Denver radio host Dom Testa highlighted educators’ lasting, positive effects on students.
- CEI Ed Talks keynote speakers — three educators and a student — shared inspiring stories about their learning journey. See the videos here.
- Sixteen breakout sessions showcased all areas of health and wellness — physical, emotional, social, and mental (see presentations below).
See the social media conversation on Storify.
- Center Schools wins $10,000 in Healthy School Champions awards
- Colorado Springs school named one of the healthiest in the state
- Districts score in top 10 statewide for health and wellness efforts
- Ensuring Lakewood students get, and stay healthy
- George Washington High student shares views on tolerance, inclusion and wearing a head scarf
- Intermediate school wins Colorado health award
- Lake County Intermediate School recipient of the 2016 Governor’s Award for School Health and Wellness
- “Hack” Your School: The Role of Principal Leadership in Redesigning School Culture and Health and Wellness Efforts
- Collective Impact for Healthy Schools
- Combating Absenteeism
- Demonstration of Student Growth in School Health Education
- Health Innovations to Amplify Student Well-Being
- Honey, I Empowered the Kids
- How to Make Your Lunchroom Smarter
- Innovations in School Food!
- Kids Eat Real Food: Lunchroom Education and Marketing
- Learning Naturally: Sparking the Brain’s Seeking System
- Mindfulness in the Classroom: Teachers and Students Talk About Their Experiences
- Non-Academic Measures: Approaches to Using Non-Cognitive, Student Perception, and Health Data in Colorado Schools
Additional Non-Academic Measures Resources
- Understanding the Impact of SB213: The Claire Davis Act and School Safety — What You Need to Know
- Using School and Student Health and Wellness Data to Identify Needs and Determine Priorities
- What Drives Student Success: The Role of Social-Emotional Factors and Brain Development on Adolescent Behavior
- Yoga and Mindfulness in the School Setting