Determining the Status of Wisconsin School Health Services

Project Overview

3rd Funding Cycle Development Award
     Project Start Date: 7/1/2007
     Project End Date: 6/30/2008 - No Cost Extension Through 10/31/2008

Project Goal Statement: This project will assess the strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats of the current health services infrastructure in Wisconsin schools, and will result in a comprehensive call to action report on the status of school health services, including policy recommendations for key stakeholders.

Award Amount: $50,000

Community Partners:
Primary Community Partner: Wisconsin Public Health Association
Additional community partner organization names:

  • Wisconsin Association of Local Health Departments and Boards
  • Wisconsin Association of School Nurses
  • Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction
  • Wisconsin Division of Public Health, Bureau of Health Information

Academic Partner:
Primary Academic Partner: Marie Wolff, PhD, Department of Family and Community Medicine

Project Progress Summary Reports:
     Project Progress Report Summary July 2007 - October 2008
     Project Final Report Summary     

Affiliated Web Pages:
    Wisconsin Association of Local Health Departments and Boards
    Wisconsin Association of School Nurses
    Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction
    Wisconsin Division of Public Health, Bureau of Health Information
    Wisconsin Public Health Association

Project Dissemination Efforts (as reported by project partners)

  • Outreach Materials/Events
    • Published and distributed the Healthy Child = Healthy Learner = Academic Achievement Report and brochure
  • Posters
    • Poster presentation at Wisconsin Public Health Association-Wisconsin Association of Local Health Departments and Boards Annual Conference. July 2008.
    • Poster presentation at Public Health Nursing Conference. August 2008.
  • Presentations
    • Presentation at American Public Health Association Annual Meeting. San Diego, CA. October 2008.
    • Presentation at State Superintendents Leadership Conference. November 2008.
    • Presentation at the Wisconsin Council of Administrators of Special Services Conference. February 2009.
Contact Us

Advancing a Healthier Wisconsin Endowment Research and Education Program (REP)
P: 414.955.8075 | E: ahw@mcw.edu

Advancing a Healthier Wisconsin Endowment Healthier Wisconsin Partnership Program (HWPP)
P: 414.955.4350 | E: healthierwisconsin@mcw.edu

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Milwaukee, WI 53226
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