Safe and Healthy Schools
The Safe and Healthy Schools Division of the Regional Instructional Services offers supports and services encompassing the Whole Child and Coordinated School Health components including health education. The Regional School Health Coordinator serves school districts and their constituents in the five county region of Barry, Branch, Calhoun, Kalamazoo, and St. Joseph. The Safe and Healthy Schools Division of DCIA takes a proactive and preventative approach to helping schools support the Whole Child by providing knowledge and skills to students and educators, professional learning, positive strategies and skills, and the technical support needed to develop healthy lifestyles for students and educators within the school. The programs offered by the Safe and Healthy Schools Division are funded by Federal and State grants.