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Health and Wellness Research & Publications
Why Wellness?

Research demonstrates that when students and staff learn and work in healthy school environments, they are more academically successful and effective. Below are links to a variety of research and publications explaining why building a healthier school is conducive to a quality learning environment for students, staff and families. 


Research - Mental Health & Positive Culture

Item Name Posted By Date Posted
The CASEL Guide Link  more ] Administration 1/27/2015
How Social-Emotional Learning Transforms Classroom Link  more ] Administration 1/27/2015
Committee for Children Link  more ] Administration 1/27/2015
Why Do Kids Bully? Article Link Administration 7/18/2014
Bullying's Long Shadow Link Administration 7/18/2014

Research & Publications - Case for Healthy Schools

Item Name Posted By Date Posted
Colorado Ed Initiative: Connecting Health and Lear Link  more ] Administration 4/6/2015
Make the Case: Connecting Health & Learning Link  more ] Administration 3/26/2015
Healthier Students are Better Learners Link  more ] Administration 9/9/2014
Wellness Impact Report PDF (4.77 MB)  more ] Administration 8/29/2014

Research & Publications - Healthy & Safe Buildings

Item Name Posted By Date Posted
School Safety Planning (recorded webinar) Link  more ] Administration 11/14/2014
Greening America’s Schools: Cost and Benefits PDF (1.77 MB)  more ] Administration 7/18/2014
Green School Building and Learning Link  more ] Administration 7/18/2014

Research & Publications - Nutrition

Item Name Posted By Date Posted
Coalition 4 Activity & Nutrition to Defeat Obesity Link  more ] Administration 9/9/2014
Action for Healthy Kids Link  more ] Administration 9/9/2014
F as in Fat How Obesity Threatens America's Future Link  more ] Administration 9/9/2014
Study from Cornell on Lunchroom Practices Link  more ] Administration 8/29/2014
Ted Talk- Jamie Oliver Link  more ] Administration 7/15/2014
Ted Talk- Ann Cooper Link  more ] Administration 7/15/2014
Documentary- What's on Your Plate? Link  more ] Administration 7/15/2014
Documentary- Lunch Line Link  more ] Administration 7/15/2014
Documentary- The Weight of the Nation Link  more ] Administration 7/15/2014

Research & Publications - Physical Activity

Item Name Posted By Date Posted
The President's Council Link Administration 8/29/2014
TedTalk Kim Bevill Link  more ] Administration 7/18/2014
TedTalk John Ratey: Run, Jump, Learn! Link  more ] Administration 7/18/2014
CDC Research Review PDF (2.54 MB)  more ] Administration 7/18/2014
The Learning Connection Link  more ] Administration 7/16/2014
Active Living Research Link  more ] Administration 7/15/2014

Research & Publications - Staff Wellness

Item Name Posted By Date Posted
Alliance for a Healthier Generation Link  more ] Administration 9/8/2014
Public Health Institute: Prevention Means Business Link  more ] Administration 9/8/2014
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