Building policy, research, and skills to improve student health.™
The purpose of the Center of School Health Innovation & Quality is to reinvent school health and school nursing practice to better serve all students, with a special focus on students from underserved groups facing inequities. The initial goals of the Center are to:
- Reimagine data driven school health
- Innovate & research
- Promote leadership
School health, as outlined by the CDC includes health education, physical education & activity, nutrition environment & services, health services, counseling, psychological, & social services, social & emotional climate, physical environment, employee wellness, family engagement, and community involvement.