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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 Speaker Series 

With the day-to-day stressors of managing Covid receding, new (and not-so-new) pressures on K-12 education are swirling. The Colorado Department of Education is proud to sponsor 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.  Join us this Fall & Spring for an amazing virtual lineup of some of the country’s leading voices on what students and educators need NOW to help our schools succeed.   

Spring Dates: 

  • February 21, 2023 3:30 - 4:30 - Ruthless Equity
  • February 28, 2023 3:30 - 4:30 Divesity, Equity & Inclusion:  What Matters Most & What Matters NOW!
  • March 7, 2023 3:30 - 4:30 Taking Action :  How to Systemically Close Learning Gaps & Ensure High Levels of Learning for All Students