Health & Wellness Committee
The Health & Wellness Committee annually assesses and monitors the implementation of the district’s Wellness Policy and regulations, and reports annually to the Board regarding proposed changes.
First established by the Board of Education in response to the Education Department mandate under Section 204 of the Child Nutrition and Women, and Infants and Children’s Reauthorization Act of 2004, the committee developed a Wellness Policy, including goals for nutrition education, physical activity, and other school-based activities designed to promote wellness as follows:
- Provide assurance that guidelines for reimbursable school meals shall not be less restrictive than the regulations of the Child Nutrition Programs
- Establish an evaluation and monitoring plan for the policy
- Designate the appropriate personnel within each school to insure that the school meets the goals of the policy
- Director of Athletics, Physical Education & Health
- School Business Administrator
- Food Service Director
- TZHS School Nurse
- Teachers: At least 1 per school
- Parents*: 1 per school
- Council PTA: 1 member
- Board of Education: 1 member
*Parent members are nominated by PTA.