School Health Services Program


Tuesday, October 25, 2016
2:30 p.m., Hearing Room 123, John A. Wilson Building
1350 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20004

Councilmember David Grosso announces the scheduling of a public roundtable of the Committee on Education on the school health services program coordinated by the Department of Health. The hearing will be held at 2:30 p.m. on Tuesday, October 25, 2016 in Room 123 of the John A. Wilson Building. 

The stated purpose of this roundtable is to discuss the new model for school health services that will be implemented in DC Public Schools and public charter schools beginning in January 2017. Under the new model announced by the Department of Health, many public schools will transition from having one full-time nurse to a program that utilizes nurses, allied health professionals, and social support professionals to provide health services.

Those who wish to testify may sign-up online at or call the Committee on Education at (202) 724-8061 by 5:00pm Sunday, October 23. Persons wishing to testify are encouraged, but not required, to submit 15 copies of written testimony.  Witnesses appearing on his or her own behalf should limit their testimony to three minutes; witnesses representing organizations should limit their testimony to five minutes. 

If you are unable to testify at the hearing, written statements are encouraged and will be made a part of the official record.  Written statements should be submitted to the Committee on Education, Council of the District of Columbia, Suite 116 of the John A. Wilson Building, 1350 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W., Washington, D.C. 20004.  The record will close at 5:00 p.m. on November 8, 2016.

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