What services does the School Nurse/Local Wellness Policy Coordinator provide?

The School Nurse/Local Wellness Policy Coordinator provides statewide nursing leadership to ensure effective school nursing services, develops and promotes quality standards, provides technical assistance, interpret regulations, and fosters a better understanding regarding the role of the school nurses and the relationship between students’ health and their ability to learn. The role of the Local Wellness Policy Coordinator is to support schools in fulfilling requirements for their school Local Wellness Policy as defined in the Healthy, Hunger Free Kids Act of 2010 through technical assistance and providing resources.