3062: Wellness Policy - Staff

The service unit is committed to providing an educational environment that enhances learning and the development of lifelong wellness.

  1. ESU 4 will provide educational activities staff members on healthy lifestyle behaviors, eating, physical activity, and injury prevention.
  2. Staff members will model application of nutritional standards for foods and beverages in front of students.
  3. Tobacco use of any kind is prohibited on all school grounds by students, staff members, and school visitors.
  4. Staff members are encouraged to join in with students during times of physical activity.
  5. Periodic screening for blood pressure, height, weight, and body mass index is available.
  6. Annual administration of a Personal Health Assessment to help staff members establish personal health-improvement goals is provided.
  7. Staff members are encouraged to set medical appointments for screening for cancer, heart disease, diabetes, and other diseases.
  8. Employee Assistance Programs are available through National Insurance Services.
  9. The Wellness Council will meet regularly to have an ongoing assessment process to update and improve the effectiveness of the staff wellness plan.
  10. Staff members are encouraged to participate in stress reducing activities as needed.

Adopted on: June 10, 2013
Revised on: Aug. 12, 2019
Reviewed on: Sept. 12, 2022