Grant Funded Programs

  • To ensure that students receive the highest quality health, adapted physical education, and physical education programs possible, the Health and Adapted/Physical Education are the recipients of grants from outside organizations such as the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Multnomah County, Kaiser Permanente, and many more to improve our instructional materials and resources and bolster teacher capacity. 

    Explore below to learn more about what each grant program focuses on.

Current Grant Programs

  • Schools Advancing Youth (SAY) Wellness

  • COVID/Mental Health Supplemental Funding

  • Kaiser Permanente Thriving Schools

Previous Grant Programs

  • Adolescents and Communities Together (ACT) 2020-23

  • C.H.E.C.K.S.

  • Active Schools

  • PEEK-8

  • H.E.A.L.T.H. K-5

  • Advocates for Youth

  • Botvins Life Skills

  • Erg Ed

Our Team

Dr. Jenny Withycombe
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Assistant Director for Health & Adapted/Physical Education PK-12
Vanessa Peña-La Torre
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SAY Wellness Grant Program Manager
Rachel Toback
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Mental Health Program Manager