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Our mission is to provide leadership, training and support for schools and their communities designed to improve collaboration and ensure the health and educational achievement of children in a safe, nurturing and disciplined environment.

Parent and Educator Information






Dental Exam Tool Kit (PDF)

Dental Exam Tool Kit (WORD)

Oral Health Technical Assistance Request Log

Webinar from January 9, 2015 on WVDE and MU websites

WVBE-Policy 2423 with dental exam requirement in Section 5.2














Policy 4373 Electronic Manual (Included in this manual are links to implementation tools)


WEST VIRGINIA SCHOOLS Crisis Prevention and Response Plan Template

Addressing Mental Health in School Crisis Prevention & Response

Safe and Supportive Schools (S3) Intervention Plan

Safe and Supportive Schools(S3) Teams Slide Show


WV Safe and Supportive Schools GATE Training Information


Link to Bullying Prevention Resources


Health Education Assessment (HEAP) Administrative Instructions





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Continuing Education Units (CEUs) for nurses, social workers, counselors, pharmacist and physicians will also be offered during the conference. The conference will provide an opportunity for 3 hours of nondegree graduate credit at the current higher-educaiton rate for attending both days. 

Save the Date


June 16-17, 2015

Charleston Civic Center




Tentative Agenda NEW!


Save-the-Date Announcement



Draft Program (TBA)



Keep students healthy and learning:

  • Provide hand washing opportunities thrgohout the school day;
  • Teach cough etiquette;
  • Educate students, staff and families on the benefits of flu vaccinations.

JAM World Record

JAMmin’ Minute

WV “Cup Song” Challenge 

Click HERE for instructions.

WV Mambo  Click HERE for music, lyrics, instructional video and video.

Success Stories

We'd like to share your successes with other educators!

Submit your success stories HERE.

Success Story Guide


Click HERE to register to receive emails from WVDE Health and Wellness for:

  • Driver Education

  • Health Education
  • Physical Education

Elementary/Middle Alternative Education Pilot Project

PowerPoint PDF Version

Alternative Education Resources

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