Pennsylvania - Wellness/WSCC Council (district level): Stakeholders

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State law encourages/recommends creation of WSCC or wellness district council.

Pennsylvania Unconsolidated Statutes Article XIV Section 1422. Advisory Health Councils.

District superintendents may set up advisory health councils to study health needs, assist in organizing follow-up programs and provide recommendations on the development of the local wellness policy required under section 1422.1.1 To every extent possible, an advisory health council shall be composed of district representatives, including a school administrator, a student and a school food service professional, and representatives of the medical and dental associations, social organizations, parent-teacher associations, service clubs, physical education, health education, school counseling, school psychological and social services, health and wellness professionals, including a certified school nurse and a licensed dietitian, and other family and community organizations in the area served.

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