Step 5

Step 5

Establish a Common Language
(on the same page)


Common understanding of the components of a coordinated school health program among teachers, administrators, students, parents and other caregivers, community members, and other key players help obtain "buy-in" and also facilitates implementation.

It is important for the Health School Team to clearly define each component, to offer opportunities for discussion and clarification among all relevant groups, and to clarify misperceptions.