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Madison Metropolitan School District

Employee Wellness

Vision

All employees are healthy, safe, engaged, supported, and balanced

Mission

Providing education, support, and resources to assist employees on their journey to create a work-life balance and improve quality of life.

Employee Wellness

The District Employee Wellness Committee (DEWC) strives to provide education, support, and resources to assist employees on their journey to create a work-life balance and improve quality of life. The committee guides the development and implementation of various wellness programming including monthly employee wellness newsletters, district-wide wellness challenges, annual Wellness Fair, and continuous support to the Site-Based Wellness Liaisons. 

Current volunteer members who serve on the District Employee Wellness Committee include:

  • Rachelle Hady, Director of Benefits
  • Jay Affeldt, Executive Director of Student and Staff Support
  • Ashley Riley, Physical Education, Health & Wellness Coordinator
  • Shelle Michalak, MTI 
  • Mindy Vinje, MSCR Fitness Specialist
  • Dustin Lundt, Food Services Coordinator
  • Jean O'Leary, MSCR Fitness Specialist
  • Sara Parrell, Lead Nurse & Program Lead for Mindfulness in MMSD
  • Sally Zirbel-Donisch, Health Services Coordinator

If you wish to contact a member of the Employee Wellness Committee, please send an email to wellness@madison.k12.wi.us. Thanks!

The District Employee Wellness Committee along with the Site-Based Wellness Liaisons help coordinate various wellness campaigns throughout the school year. Click on the image below to view the campaign materials for each challenge.

Live Well Work Well Newsletter

In order to provide education, support, and resources to assist employees on their journey to create a work-life balance and improve quality of life, MMSD Employee Wellness provides a monthly electronic newsletter called Live Well, Work Well to employees. The newsletter contains information on wellness programming and also highlights the great work happening in our schools to support wellness. If you wish to submit any content to the newsletter, please contact your Site-Based Wellness Liaison or send an email to wellness@madison.k12.wi.us.

February 2021 - NEW!

December 2020

November 2020

Sept/October 2020

See previous editions of 'Live Well, Work Well'.

 

Other Wellness Resources