School Health and Whole Child
Because healthy students are better learners, Eaton RESA is committed to supporting school districts in Clinton, Eaton, and Ingham counties to build healthy school environments, including supporting implementation of the Whole Child Model and comprehensive health education.
Districts who would like information about participating in the Regional Tri-County Whole Child Meetings and for support and consultation on school health, please contact the Regional School Health Coordinator Christina Holmes
Health Education Standards
Statewide Programs Supporting Whole Child and School Health Initiatives
Michigan Model for Health
HIV Prevention and Sex Education
A Summary of Legal Obligations and Best Practices HIV/STI and Sex Education in Michigan Public Schools
Request for Approval of Sex Education/Reproductive Health Supervisor MDE
Sex Education Advisory Board (SEAB) Frequently Asked Question
HIV and Sex Education Parental Rights and Exclusion from Instruction
Needs Assessment Resources
The Michigan Profile for Healthy Youth (MiPHY) is an anonymous student survey of health behaviors given to 7th, 9th, and 11th graders in Michigan. Districts can use this optional survey to help plan prevention and health education activities.
The Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance System (YRBSS) is an optional national survey for middle or high school students on health behaviors. Districts can use the statewide data available to plan prevention and health education activities.
The Healthy School Action Tool (HSAT) is a Michigan based self-assessment tool that helps districts measure the health of the school environments and plan and measure the implementation of improvements to build healthier school buildings.
The Health Education Curriculum Assessment Tool (HECAT) is a self-assessment tool available from the CDC that assists districts in selecting and reviewing health education curriculum.