FIT HEALTHY READY TO SUCCEED
Creative Thinking • Problem • Decision I X
The relationship makes sense Maslow’s Hierarchy Self-Actualization Aesthetic Needs Growth Needs Cognitive Needs Esteem Needs Deficiency Needs Barriers to Learning Belonging and Love Needs Safety Needs Biological and Physical Needs
Reduce the drop out rate by 50%in 5-7 years • Early intervention of Health Services • Increase student and staff attendance • Decrease disruptive behaviors • Opportunities for engagement
Increase NAEP Scores to National Average in 5-7 years • Teacher Quality • Recruitment/Retention • Effective instruction • Family Involvement • Reduced Discipline Referrals • Increased Attendance- Students and Staff • Academic Achievement
Every Child reading on grade level by the 3rd grade • Family/Community Involvement • Healthy School environment • Teacher Quality • Increase Attendance • Decrease Disruptive Behaviors
Coordinated Approach Hope Matters
Mississippi High School Survey Percentage of students who felt so sad or hopeless almost every day for two weeks or more in a row that they stopped doing some usual activities during the past 12 months 100 80 60 36.8 31.2 40 28.1 28.6 26.4 28.2 27.0 25.3 19.1 20 0 Total Male Female 9th 10th 11th 12th Black* Hispanic/ White* Latino QN23 - Weighted Data *Non-Hispanic. Missing bars indicate less than 100 students in the subgroup.
Student Achievement Effective Instruction Student Health
Bringing Academics and Health Together Response to Intervention Three-Tier Model Academics All Students Effective Classroom Instruction Approximately20-30% Supplemental Instruction Intensive Instructional Interventions Approximately 5-10%
Bringing Academics and Health Together Response to Intervention Three-Tier Model Healthy Behavior School and Classroom Systems of Prevention and Support Specialized Group Interventions Intensive, Individual Interventions
Bringing Academics and Health Together RtI Academics Healthy Behavior
“He did each thing as if he would do nothing else” spoken of Charles Dickens. Passion Am I doing everything possible to unleash opportunities for all children to be successful?
Characteristics of Coordinated School Health Programs include: • Coordinating school and community programming and resources • Focusing on the priority behaviors affecting health and learning • Nurturing positive health behaviors in the environment • Providing multiple interventions • Soliciting active student and family involvement • Providing staff development programs
Coordinated School Health Programs Are… Built on a Team Effort Coordination between School Health Councils and School Health Teams Partnerships Involvement of students, families and communities Link to School Improvement Plan, School-Based Site Management
SURVIVAL: Moving from silos to circles… in our thinking, planning, funding, implementing Non-communicative Restrictive Close Minded Possessive Anti-children Traditional Positions and Authority Brainstorming Inclusive Visionary Nurturing Our Children’s Out of the Box Jobs and duty
Building Support for School Health School District Community
What is a “SHIP” S = School H = Health I = Implementation P = Plan
School Health IS….. • LeaderSHIP • RelationSHIP • CompanionSHIP • PartnerSHIP • GuardianSHIP • StewardSHIP • MentorSHIP • StatesmanSHIP • ChampionSHIP • NonPartisanSHIP
What did you see? • Rough waters • Big • Delivers resources • Requires someone to navigate • Valuable
What did you see? • Older • Smaller- but still has huge impact • Saves lives • Requires someone to guide • Tires to protect- still taking care of the older ship • Siren to warn
What did you see? • Relaxation • Bigger • Very nice • Still requires maintenance • Life boats to safe lives
“If you fail to pilot your own ship, don’t be surprised what inappropriate port you find yourself docked” Tom Robbins
What is LeaderSHIP? • The traits, behavior, influence, interaction patterns, role relationships and occupation of an administrative position. Articulating visions, embodying values and creating environment for the things that can be accomplished. (Richards & Engle, 1986, p.206) Those entities that perform one or more acts of leading. The ability to affect human behavior so as to accomplish a mission. Influencing a group of people to move towards its goal setting or goal achievement. • a critical management skill, is the ability to motivate a group of people toward a common goal. These items will help you develop your skills as a leader.
Leadership is…. • Purpose and Principals • Vision • Goals • Areas of Responsibility • Projects • Actions • Self Management- Control and Perspective (Making It All Work- David Allen) • Data Driven Decisions
What is GuardianSHIP? • One that guards, watches over, or protects. • Law One who is legally responsible for the care and management of the person or property of an ...
What is StewardSHIP? • one who manages another’s property…an administrator; supervisor- parental in nature • the office duties, duties, and obligations • The conducting, supervising, or managing of something: the careful management of something entrusted to one’s care
What is CompanionSHIP • Fellowship;association;theactorfactofkeepingcompanywithanyone
CHAMPIONS Everyone - from the superintendent to students of all ages - can be champions for health and wellness.
What is mentorSHIP? • is a supportive relationship established between two individuals where knowledge, skills, and experience are shared. • refers to a developmental relationship in which a more experienced person helps a less experienced person, referred to as a protégé, apprentice, mentee, or (person) being mentored, develop in a specified capacity.
What is OWNerSHIP? • TAKE CARE OF YOURSELF • Exercise regularly • Reward yourself with a massage • Take time to relax and “catch up” • Take time for yourself • Do what makes you happy
Where do we live? • Earth • Continent • Northern Hemisphere • North America • United States • Mississippi • County • Real World!!!!!
Real World • Unexpected circumstances • Have a process for handling change • Delegate/reassign • Have someone to communicate/discuss decisions
Marketing Your SHIP!! • Communication Plan • Strategic Goals • Know your story • Tell your story • Sample Press Releases
Hidden Costs to Schools Measurable Costs to State Measurable Costs to Schools Why Coordinated School Health?The alternative is costly
The Hidden Costs • Extra staff time needed for students with low academic performance or behavior problems caused by poor nutrition and physical inactivity. • Costs associated with time and staff needed to administer medications needed by students with associated health problems. • Healthcare costs, absenteeism, and lower productivity due to the effects of poor nutrition, inactivity and overweight among school employees.
Community Costs“State of Health” in Mississippi Obesity $757,000,000 cost per year in MS; $444,000,000 paid by Medicare and Medicaid Spending increase from 9% enrolled in 1987 to 25% in 2002 Diabetes # 2 state in the nation in Type II diabetes Cardiovascular Disease # 1 state in the nation in heart disease related deaths # 3 state in the nation in stroke related deaths Cancer # 5 state in the nation in cancer related deaths Asthma # 1 reason for school absenteeism in MS
Source: Mississippi Department of Corrections Prison Costs • Population Cost (millions) • 11,049 $109.6 • 12,474 $119.3 • 13,623 $164.2 • 14,254 $185.7 • 15,374 $202.4 • 16,705 $236.4 • 18,005 $262.9 • 18,889 $258.1 • 19,923 $262.2 • 20,617 $276.7 • 2007 21,724 $292
Mississippi’s Economic Reality • Estimated lost lifetime earnings in Mississippi for one class of dropouts totals over $4 billion. • Mississippi would save more than $121 million in health care costs over the course of the lifetime of each class of drop outs • The state’s economy would see a combination of savings and revenue of more than $93 million in reduced crime spending and increased earnings each year if the male high school graduation rate increased by just 5% • More than $1.5 billion would be added to the state’s economy by 2020 if students of color graduated at the same rate as white students
Measurable Costs to State(2004-2005) • Statewide Enrollment: 493,302 • ADA Statewide: 470, 879 • Statewide Attendance: 95% • $4,574 per student based on fully funded MAEP • Statewide schools leaving $102,562,802 on table (not taking into consideration local contribution)
Measurable Cost to SchoolsReduced Absenteeism Means… • School District: 3,000 Students • Each 1% attendance improvement = $137,220
The world isn’t interested in how many storms you encountered, but whether or not you brought in the ship. Raul Armesto