Vision, Mission and Goals for the Shakopee Public Schools Wellness Program
Vision Statement –To promote an educational setting that supports healthy lifestyle choices by valuing individual health and creating a supportive community.
Mission Statement –To create a healthy body, mind and future by supporting a desire for healthy lifestyle choices for our staff and students.
Goals of Wellness Program:
- To increase health awareness amongst staff.
Objective 1: The wellness program will focus in a different health theme(s) each month in order to provide a well-rounded wellness program and reach out to the various needs, interests and risks of our population.
Objective 2: The wellness team will create and distribute a handout (Wellness Beats) that includes information on the monthly wellness theme/programs/activities to the mailbox of each Shakopee Public Schools employee during the first week of each month.
- To promote healthy lifestyle behaviors through educational and outreach activities.
Objective 1: Each month, the wellness program will offer programs/activities for staff geared towards the health theme(s) of the month.
Objective 2: The wellness program will provide monthly ideas for “Wellness Wednesdays”, where teachers can incorporate simple wellness activities into their classrooms to improve both staff and student wellness.
- To increase participation in wellness programs.
Objective 1: There will be a monthly communication (Wellness Beats) from the Wellness Team to encourage employee participation in the wellness programs.
Objective 2: Each building will designated a wellness rep for the wellness team. The wellness rep is responsible for attending wellness meetings and distributing wellness materials to the mailboxes of the staff in their building.
Objective 3: A Facebook page will be developed by the wellness team as a place to communicate wellness-related information, photos, etc.
Objective 4: A district wellness page will be added in order to communicate wellness-related information to staff.