Health and Prevention - Content Resources - Instructional Services - Teaching & Learning - Programs & Services - OAISD Home

Health and Prevention

Healthy Students are Better Learners

Recognizing the strong link between health and learning, OAISD health and prevention consultation aims to support schools in the implementation of the Whole School, Whole Community, Whole Child (WSCC) Model.  Consultation includes supporting a comprehensive Pre-K-12 health education curriculum, student health behavior data and analysis, assessment of the school health environment to support the whole child, and adequate access to health services including behavioral health.

Join us on Facebook

Professional Development

LGBTQ+ Resources

Pride in Diversity Newsletter - The Ottawa Area ISD in partnership with Out on the Lakeshore, has put together resources for our schools to use to make their school environments more inclusive and inviting for all students.

Best Practices for Supporting LGBTQ+ Students: Back to School Edition

Michigan's State Board of Education Resolution in Support of Michigan's LGBTQ+ Students, Staff, and Gay Straight Alliances or LGBTQ+ Clubs

MI State Board of Education Guidance

U.S. Department of Education Supporting Transgender Youth in School

LGBTQIA+ Inclusivity Toolkit - MOASH, The purpose of this toolkit is to provide support, strategies, and resources for Michigan health teachers who want to make their sex education lessons more inclusive for all students, particularly LGBTQIA+ students. 

Michigan Model for Health 

  • The Michigan Model for Health™ (MMH) is a comprehensive health education curriculum that targets Pre-K through 12th grade students utilizing a skills-based approach. The MMH curriculum teaches students the knowledge and skills they need to build and maintain healthy behaviors and lifestyles. Age-appropriate and sequential lessons focus on the most serious health challenges school-aged children face.
  • The Michigan Model curriculum has released two different version of the curriculum.   To be eligible for these curricula you must have attended a Michigan Model training in the past 5 years and be currently implementing.
    •  A "digital" version of the K-12 curriculum links all the student worksheets, resources and videos.  Please reach out to Stacey Sills ( for more information on how to receive these resources/curriculum free of charge.  
  • The Michigan Model for Health™ Scope and Sequence






Ottawa County Youth Assessment Survey Website 

Since 2005, the Ottawa County Youth Assessment Survey has been used to monitor health risk behaviors in Ottawa County teens.  Data from this anonymous survey has been used by local agencies and schools to enact more effective programs and policies to improve the health and well-being of local teens.  The website includes the most recent 2021 YAS results, past survey results, FAQs and history regarding the YAS.   

YAS logo





Michigan Profile for Healthy Youth (MiPHY)

Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance System (YRBSS)

Ottawa County Behavioral Risk Factor Survey - 2020

Michigan Youth Risk Behavior  (YRBS)

MI School Health Survey System

Healthy School Action Tools (HSAT)

CDC Prevalence Data and Data Analysis Tools

Tobacco-Free Report Card (MI K-12 Public School Districts) - 2023

Profile Photo

Stacey Sills

Coordinator/Health Education