Determining the Status of Wisconsin School Health Services

Project Overview

3rd Funding Cycle Development Award
     Project Start Date: 7/1/2007
     Project End Date: 6/30/2008 - No Cost Extension Through 10/31/2008
     Award Amount:       $50,000

Project Goal Statement: This project will assess the strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats of the current health services infrastructure in Wisconsin schools, and will result in a comprehensive call to action report on the status of school health services, including policy recommendations for key stakeholders.

 Community Partners:

Primary Community Partner: Wisconsin Public Health Association
Additional community partner organization names:

  • Wisconsin Association of Local Health Departments and Boards
  • Wisconsin Association of School Nurses
  • Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction
  • Wisconsin Division of Public Health, Bureau of Health Information
 Academic Partner:

Primary Academic Partner: Marie Wolff, PhD, Department of Family and Community Medicine

 Project Progress Summary Reports:

Project Progress Report Summary July 2007 - October 2008
Project Final Report Summary 

 Affiliated Web Pages:

Wisconsin Association of Local Health Departments and Boards
Wisconsin Association of School Nurses
Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction
Wisconsin Public Health Association

 Project Dissemination Efforts (as reported by project partners)
  • Outreach Materials/Events
    • Published and distributed the Healthy Child = Healthy Learner = Academic Achievement Report and brochure
  • Posters
    • Poster presentation at Wisconsin Public Health Association-Wisconsin Association of Local Health Departments and Boards Annual Conference. July 2008.
    • Poster presentation at Public Health Nursing Conference. August 2008.
  • Presentations
    • Presentation at American Public Health Association Annual Meeting. San Diego, CA. October 2008.
    • Presentation at State Superintendents Leadership Conference. November 2008.
    • Presentation at the Wisconsin Council of Administrators of Special Services Conference. February 2009.
Contact Us

Advancing a Healthier Wisconsin Endowment Healthier Wisconsin Partnership Program (HWPP)
P: 414.955.4350 | E: healthierwisconsin@mcw.edu

Medical College of Wisconsin
8701 Watertown Plank Road
Milwaukee, WI 53226
(414) 955-8296
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