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Health and Wellness

Office of Health and Wellness

About Health and Wellness

The Office of Health and Wellness supports districts, BOCES, and schools in their efforts to develop and sustain practices that equitably support the whole child and builds a culture of health and wellness for all students, families, and staff in Colorado PK-12 schools. This office focuses on supports related to health education, school health-related services, and grants.

News and Announcements

Secondary School Student Substance Use Committee

HB23-1009 creates the secondary school student substance use committee (committee) in the Department of Education (department) to develop a practice, or identify or modify an existing practice, for secondary schools to implement that identifies students who need substance use treatment, offers a brief intervention, and refers the students to substance use treatment resources.

Learn more about the Secondary School Student Substance Use Committee.


2023 CDE Fall Grant Writing Training

Please join us for a grant writing training hosted by CDE and conducted by grant-writing specialist, Annette Sloan! We have 4 locations and dates across the state.

Annette will guide participants in:

  • Getting organized for grant applications
  • Writing high-quality grant application responses
  • Using data effectively for a compelling case
  • Crafting SMART goals aligned with grant purpose
  • Clear communication of grant activities and timeline
  • Creating a well-thought-out budget

Dates and Locations (all trainings are from 9 am - 3:30 pm):

  • December 14, 2023 - Lewis Palmer School District - 146 Jefferson Street, Monument, CO 80132

View PDF Invitation

Click here to register for a training.