Coordinated School Health Family & Community Involvement Physical Education & Physical Activity Nutrition Services Counseling, Psychological & Social Services Comprehensive School Health Education Healthy School Environment School-site Health Promotion for Staff School Health Services
Working with Schools…It’s Knot Impossible
It’s Knot Impossible Place the rope on the table in front of you With one end of the rope in each hand Tie a knot in the rope without letting go It’s Knot Impossible
Remember the Goals Learn from each other Schools: Educating all NC Youth DPH: Improving the health of North Carolinians
Getting “in” to Schools Build Relationships Learn the Culture Remember DPI is here to help
Relationships “Make them your friend before you make an ask.” Mike Ward (Former State Superintendent)
Relationships Start at the bottom Build not threaten Build on existing relationships
Learn the culture Who currently uses the school Who are the gatekeepers Who will have to do the work to make this work What provisions will be made for them You are one of many groups wanting to get in front of a captive audience, why you?