Archive: WSCC

December 9, 2023

Whole School, Whole Community, Whole Child (WSCC)

The education, public health, and school health sectors have each called for greater alignment that includes integration and collaboration between education leaders and health sectors to improve each child’s cognitive, physical, social, and emotional development. Public health and education serve the same children, often in the same settings. The Whole…

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November 9, 2023

MO DESE Selected as 1 of the Top 20 Candidates

CDC Healthy Schools is pleased to announce that 20 recipients have been awarded Fiscal Year 2023 funding through the “School-Based Interventions to Promote Equity and Improve Health, Academic Achievement, and Well-Being of Students” Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) (CDC RFA-DP23-0002). The award is a five-year cooperative agreement to protect and improve the health and well-being of…

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June 6, 2023

Zagging: Building Advocacy Through Digital and Social MediaHello world!

Zagging: Building Advocacy Through Digital and Social Media takes an integrative marketing communications approach to helping organizations develop effective digital and social media materials for the purpose of promoting advocacy campaigns. The authors have created a resource manual guidebook using a step-by-step framework to analyze and evaluate the effectiveness of advocacy…

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We’ve had such tremendous growth in the building of connections to really support the whole child, getting all aspects of the school district on the same page, and having that common model to support every child.
Amy Ruzicka Bayless Schools Superintendent Discusses Bayless Schools 5-year journey leading to growth in school and staff wellness initiatives, incorporating the WSCC model, and expansion in after-school activities.