Tony Tagliavia | Media Manager –Milwaukee Public Schools
Milwaukee Public Schools’ employee wellness program earned a Gold designation from the American Heart Association’s Fit-Friendly Worksite Wellness Program.
The heart association’s Fit-Friendly program recognizes employers who champion the health of their employees and work to create a culture of physical activity and health in the workplace.
“We are very proud of this designation,” said Tara Witt, MPS employee wellness coordinator. “It’s proof that the employee wellness program at MPS is moving in a very positive direction.”
Eligibility for the designation included: providing employee physical activity support, healthy eating options at work and a wellness culture.
MPS employee wellness completed six of the physical activity criteria, two of the nutrition requirements and one element showing creation of a wellness culture.