K-12 MMH and SEL Alignment

After reading our partnership resource on Integrating Whole Child into Continuous Improvement Planning: Best Practice Statement that looked at the complementary practices of Comprehensive Health Education, Physical Education, and Social and Emotional Learning (SEL), you may be wondering how to take the next steps in aligning your explicit instruction of social emotional skills to build aContinue reading “K-12 MMH and SEL Alignment”

InPACTatHome Feeling Good

The InPACTatHome Family Engagement Team, which includes our very own Lisa Jo Gagliardi, Scott Martin, and Evilia Jankowski, has released the second of seven toolkits. This month’s toolkit focuses on Feeling Good and was developed by Evilia Jankowski (bio included in the toolkit). This toolkit is freely available on the InPACTatHome website at the FamilyContinue reading “InPACTatHome Feeling Good”

Introducing: MI-LEAP

MI-LEAP (Michigan Model for Health: Learning to Enhance and Adapt for Prevention) is a partnership with Wayne State University and MISHCA and in cooperation with the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services. The goal of MI-LEAP is to support MMH responsiveness to the needs of high school students. We want to do this by minimizing the barriers and maximizing the effectiveness of MMH, specifically focusingContinue reading “Introducing: MI-LEAP”

InPACTatHome Resilience Module

The InPACTatHome Family Engagement Team, which includes our very own Lisa Jo Gagliardi, Scott Martin, and Evilia Jankowski, has released the first of seven modules complete with a calendar of activities. This month’s module focuses on building resilience and was developed by Heather Lewis (bio included in the module). This toolkit combines physical activity andContinue reading “InPACTatHome Resilience Module”

Integrating Whole Child into Continuous Improvement Planning: Best Practice Statement

We are very pleased to join with other leading education organizations and institutions in Michigan to support and endorse a Best Practices Statement advocating for integrating the Whole Child (WSCC Model) into Continuous Improvement Planning. The statement looks closely at the complementary practices of Comprehensive Health Education, Physical Education and Social and Emotional Learning toContinue reading “Integrating Whole Child into Continuous Improvement Planning: Best Practice Statement”

Calling All Health and Physical Education Teachers, Coaches and Curriculum Directors! – SHAPE Michigan December 5th Conference

The following message is from Dr. Deb Berkey, Executive Director of SHAPE Michigan, regarding the upcoming December 5th Conference. Please visit the conference schedule for more information about the sessions and descriptions. Are you looking for a cost effective half day conference to give your program and professional development a boost?  It’s been a roughContinue reading “Calling All Health and Physical Education Teachers, Coaches and Curriculum Directors! – SHAPE Michigan December 5th Conference”

Building Healthy Communities program expanded to meet unique, changing educational needs

Step Up for School Wellness Grant Who: All Michigan schools are now eligible to apply, even if they previously participated in a Building Healthy Communities programBy When: October 30, 2020RFA and More Information: https://buildinghealthycommunities.arewehealthy.com/ The Building Healthy Communities: Step Up for School Wellness program today announced innovative programming and eligibility expansions to help meet theContinue reading “Building Healthy Communities program expanded to meet unique, changing educational needs”

Prioritizing Health Lessons: 20-21

As schools begin the process of reopening Health educators will be tasked with prioritizing lessons that support the well-being of their students. Health Education, in particular, will play an important role as we look to help students build their health literacy and skills to navigate the many challenges to well-being that the COVID-19 pandemic hasContinue reading “Prioritizing Health Lessons: 20-21”

Michigan Re-Entry Plan 2020: Health and Physical Education

In partnership with SHAPE Michigan and MEMSPA, MiSHCA helped develop Michigan specific recommendations and guidelines for school reentry for K-12 physical education, health education, and physical activity. Michigan Re-Entry Plan 2020 for Health and Physical Education: Considerations and Recommendations Executive Summary: Michigan Re-Entry Plan 2020 for Health and Physical Education