Mississippi - Wellness/WSCC Council (school level): Stakeholders

Area: 
Stakeholders
Policy Type: 
Regulation
Summary: 

State law requires creation of health or wellness council at the school-level.

Title 7. Part 3. Chapter 38: Healthy and Safe Schools

  1. School Health Councils

All schools must have established a school health council and the physical education and comprehensive health staff must serve on this council. Duties of this council must include, but not be limited to, conducting a needs assessment and making recommendations based on a coordinated approach to school health. The Office of Healthy Schools recommends the School Health Index as a resource/tool for each council to use for conducting this assessment.

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