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Our Mission is to inspire and prepare all students to realize their potential and enhance our global community.

Offices

Administrative offices for the West Hartford Public Schools are located in the Town Hall building at 50 South Main Street. 
Overview and Purpose

Purpose of the West Hartford Health Advisory Council
 

To oversee the programs, activities, and curriculum that effect the health of children that attend public and non-public schools in town of West Hartford

    Topics for discussion can  include:

    • Physical activity
    • Overweight and obesity
    • Tobacco use
    • Substance abuse
    • Responsible sexual behavior
    • Mental health
    • Injury and violence
    • Environmental quality
    • Immunization
    • Access to health care
    The programs, activities, and curriculum shall include these overarching issues as they pertain to:
    •          Physical education, health, substance abuse prevention curricula
    •          School health services
    •          School counseling, psychological, and social services
    •          School nutrition services
    •          Healthy school environment
    •          School-site health promotion for staff
    •          Family and community involvement in school health

     

    The council shall:

    • Facilitate communication among schools, school-based parent groups, and community -related supportive groups in order to maximize resources to more effectively impact students' physical and emotional health;
    • Oversee Wellness Policy by yearly reviewing the policy and regulations and making recommendations to the Superintendent of Schools, as necessary.
    • Provide information/updates on health topics, as necessary;
    • Act as a sounding/review board on health-related matters, as necessary.

    The council is advisory, therefore will make recommendations to the appropriate group for action.

    Actions of the council
    :

    • The information and questions brought forward will be considered in the light of the purpose and parameters of the council.
    • The review can result in requesting for additional information (clarifying the concern), asking for reconsideration of aspects of the program by the appropriate group, and/or taking a position supporting or not supporting the program as presented.


      

    West Hartford Public Schools

    50 South Main St, West Hartford, CT  06107

    T: 860-561-6600

    F: 860-561-6910

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