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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

Distinguished Speakers Series


The Colorado Department of Education is proud to present the 3rd Annual Distinguished Speakers Series – and bring you some of the nation’s leading education voices who will address the state’s most critical and important issues – all in the comfort of your own classroom, office, or living room. The Fall Distinguish Speaker Series will begin next week and continue for two more weeks. You will find session presenters, times, and descriptions below. For more information and to register for the series go to do not have to attend all of the sessions.


Tuesday, November 1, 2022 (3:30-4:30 PM MST)

Dr. Douglas Reeves, Fearless Schools: Creating Psychological Safety for Every Student and Staff Member, 

Thursday, November 10, 2022 (3:30 - 4:30PM MST)

Takeru “TK” Nagayoshi, A Foundation, not an “add on”: Integrating Social & Emotional Learning to Boost Academic Readiness and Performance

Tuesday, November 15, 2022 (3:30-4:30 PM MST)

Jay McTighe & Judy Willis, M.D., Understanding by Design meets Neuroscience

To register or for more information