Montana School Wellness Policy Resources

Six Steps to Implement a Strong Wellness Policy: A Montana Guide for Success

This School Wellness in Action Guide provides information and guidelines to assist schools in updating their school wellness policies to support healthy school environments for students and staff.

School Wellness Policy Assessment Tool

The School Wellness Policy Assessment Tool may be helpful when the time comes to complete your district level Wellness Policy Report. Thank you for your commitment to school wellness and creating a healthy school environment! 

MTSBA Model School Wellness Policy

The Montana School Board Association has a model school wellness policy available to review. 

Additional School Wellness Policy Resources


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USDA Local School Wellness Policy Resources

Each local educational agency (LEA) that participates in the National School Lunch Program or other federal child nutrition programs is required by federal law to establish a local school wellness policy for all schools under its jurisdiction. Local wellness policies are an important tool for parents, LEAs and school districts in promoting student wellness.

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USDA's Local School Wellness Policy Communication Toolkit

Engage school staff and parents in school wellness using these ready-to-go communication tools. Sharing news about your Local School Wellness Policy is easy with these flyers, presentations, newsletter articles, and social media posts. Your school can personalize them to make them specific to your Local School Wellness Policy activities.

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Action for Healthy Kids School Wellness Policy 101

This is another great resource for understanding school wellness policies and why they are important. 

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Alliance for a Healthier Generation District Wellness Policy Resources

Learn how to refresh your local school wellness policy and put your policy into practice!