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CDE Student Wellness Grant

New Report! Per House Bill 23-1009, the Secondary School Student Substance Use Committee developed a report with a practice that secondary schools may implement to identify students who need substance use treatment, as well as interventions, resources, and referrals. Click here to learn more about the report.

About CDE Student Wellness Grant

This grant program, an expansion of the Colorado Comprehensive Health Education Act, supports school districts, Board of Cooperative Services (BOCES), charter schools authorized by a school district or the Charter School Institute, and facility schools to implement the Whole School, Whole Community, Whole Child (WSCC) approach to:

  • Increase coordination of policies, practices, and programs to support the physical, mental, emotional, and social needs of students;
  • Expand local student wellness policies and local Student Wellness programs (C.R.S. 22-32-136 (5.5))
  • Connect school health and wellness efforts to comprehensive health education standards and skills.

Colorado Comprehensive Health Education Act (§§ 22-25-101 — 22-25-110).

Request for Applications (RFA) Status: CLOSED

2024-2028 Funding decisions will be made by June 30, 2024.

News and Announcements

Save the Date!

Join us for the CDE 2024 Wellbeing and Belonging Conference on September 18th and 19th in Colorado Springs. Visit our regularly updated website for the latest information.

Learning Opportunities

Colorado Healthy Schools Collaborative (CHSC)

The CHSC was launched in September 2020 to connect anyone interested in healthier schools and a focus on engaging individuals and partners across Colorado. The CHSC includes members from schools, districts, charters, BOCES, government agencies, public health agencies, non-profits, community partners, and health care and health services. The CHSC meets quarterly to offer opportunities to network and learn from one another.

CHSC Listserv Sign-Up

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Current Student Wellness Grantees

If you need to make an update to your CDE Student Wellness Contacts, please use this form.

  • Cherry Creek 5
  • Charter School Institute - New America School
  • Charter School Institute - Steamboat Montessori
  • Douglas County RE-1 - Renaissance Secondary School
  • Eagle County RE 50

  • Greeley 6
  • Harrison 2
  • Harrison 2 - Atlas Preparatory School
  • Hayden R-1
  • Mountain Valley RE-1

  • Salida R-32
  • Sheridan 2
  • Swink 33
  • Trinidad 1

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Student Wellness Resources

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Previously Funded Districts

  • Archuleta School District
  • Center Consolidated Schools
  • CSI - New America School
  • Harrison School District #2
  • Hayden School District
  • Lake County School District
  • Poudre School District

  • Silverton School District
  • Weld County School District 6
  • El Paso County School District 49
  • Englewood Schools
  • Jefferson County Public Schools
  • St. Vrain Valley School District
  • STRIVE Preparatory Schools

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Liz Schroeder

Health Education Senior Grants Consultant
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