Approved Coordinated School Health Programs

The agency is required by law to make available to each school district one or more coordinated health programs. Each program is designed to prevent obesity, cardiovascular disease, and Type 2 diabetes in elementary school, middle school, and junior high school students. Each program must coordinate health education, including oral health education, physical education and physical activity, nutrition services, and parental involvement. 

Letter from Commissioner of Education Dr. Neeley - November 2004

Coordinated School Health Statutory Citation (TEC § 38.013-38.014)  (outside source)

Commissioner's Rules Concerning Coordinated Health Programs (TAC Chapter 102 Subchapter CC)  (outside source)

Agency-approved Coordinated School Health Programs vendor contact information is listed below. The approved programs are:

Bienestar (K-8)  (outside source)
Telephone (866) 676-7472

CATCH (K-8)  (outside source)
Telephone: (855) 500-0050

The Great Body Shop (K-5; 6-8) (outside source)
Telephone: (800) 782-7077

Contact Information

Barney Fudge
Statewide Coordinator for Health Education
Texas Education Agency
1701 North Congress Avenue
Austin, Texas 78701-1401
(512) 463-9581