DASH – Dedicated Action for School Health is a registered charity committed to promoting, supporting and facilitating the creation of healthy school communities in BC.

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Healthy School Communities Certification

The certification is designed to build the capacity of schools to identify and address a priority health topic in their school community through the engagement of students, educators, and community partners.

Comprehensive School Health

CSH is an internationally recognized framework for supporting improvements in students’ educational outcomes while addressing school health in a planned, integrated and holistic way.

Supporting School Communities

DASH supports school communities by providing health promotion initiatives. New in 2021 is DASH’s Vaping: The More You Know.

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Apply to be a Walking School Bus Leader in North Vancouver

Love to Walk? Care about Healthy Communities? Join DASH as a Kid Commute: Walking School Bus (WSB) Leader for North Vancouver schools. WSB leaders support groups of children walking to and from school safely and make the school commute active and fun!…

Extended Registration for Healthy School Communities Certification

Haven’t had a chance to register your school for Healthy School Communities Certification (HSCC) yet? Good news! DASH has extended the deadline for registration to November 18th, 2021. HSCC is a 4-step process that promotes student leadership and engagement,…

Canadian Healthy School Summit

Join the Canadian Healthy Schools Alliance for an interactive online Summit on Thursday, November 4, 2021 from 9am-1:30pm PST (12pm-4:30pm EST). This one-day event will inspire and motivate school system leaders, school administrators, educators, public…