Determining the Status of Wisconsin School Health Services

Project Overview (PDF)

3rd Funding Cycle Development Award

     Project Start Date:    July 1, 2007
     Project End Date:      June 30, 2008 - No Cost Extension Through October 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.

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  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:
  Affiliated Web Pages:
  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

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