Early Childhood Health & Development

Mission: Foster a culture of health, provide access to resources, and advocate for policies that sustain the health of the children and families of Norwalk

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Goals:

  • Communicate, implement and evaluate new District Wellness Policy at Norwalk Public Schools. Train all school governance councils on this new policy and assist them with Wellness activities in their schools.
  • Provide children with opportunities for more minutes of physical activity every day. Continue to translate NorWalker maps into Spanish and promote NorWalker maps and community walking groups. Continue to promote Move More In Schools Toolkit and other physical activity resources and recruit preschools and/or elementary schools to participate in training and evaluation.
  • Work with Norwalk Public Schools to increase consumption of breakfast in schools. Implement Breakfast in the Classroom throughout Norwalk Public Schools.
  • Collect and analyze data to better understand and address food insecurity in Norwalk