About Us

Since 2016, Springboard to Active Schools supports CDC-funded state departments of health and/or education to promote active school environments in school districts and schools across the country. Grounded in the Whole School, Whole Community, Whole Child (WSCC) model, an active school environment (also known as a Comprehensive School Physical Activity Program) is a multi-component approach by which school districts and schools use all opportunities for students to be physically active. This includes:

Our Vision:

All schools and districts are environments supportive of physical education and physical activity that improve the health and academic success of students.

Our Mission:

To support schools in creating environments supportive of physical education and physical activity, we:

  • Leverage multi-sector partnerships and subject matter experts;
  • Catalyze change through innovative and coordinated training and technical assistance; and,
  • Advance the evidence-base of promising practices and research.

Our Services:

Some services we provide include: