The wellness program here at Madison School District exists to promote healthy living. People who make wise decisions concerning their mental/emotional, physical and spiritual health are more effective in every endeavor!
Teachers who are healthy are absent less often. Our profession includes many individuals that have problems with health issues that are directly related to stress. Teachers must focus on staying healthy.
From a financial viewpoint, when we have an unhealthy workforce it costs more money. When our workforce is reactive (as opposed to proactive) to illness, our insurance costs are driven upward. It's beneficial to exercise every day, eat healthily, and decrease stress before any severe malady comes our way. "Those who do not find time for exercise will have to find time for illness.
Check out our CHALLENGES & EVENTS page for information on current wellness activities.