State law requires creation of health or wellness council at the school-level.
Mississippi Administrative Code 7-3-38.12.1 Appendix
- Staff a. Physical education instruction in grades K-8 may be provided by a licensed physical education teacher, regular classroom teacher, or other staff licensed by the Mississippi Department of Education. b. Physical education instruction in grades 9-12 must be provided by a licensed physical education teacher.
Resources for Implementing School Health Councils
This webpage provides resources to support schools in establishing and implementing their local school health council.
Tools That Work: Your Guide to Success Building a Healthy School
This toolkit is a guide to resources to help school districts and schools implement components of coordinated school health and establish school health councils/teams.