Department Initiative - Alliance for a Healthier Generation (AHG)

BREAKING NEWS!!! The Alliance for a Healthier Generation (AHG) announced on May 16th that all 18 of our schools that applied for the the SILVER award have earned the award!  This marks the 4th consecutive year that all our McAllen ISD schools have attained a AHG Award!  NOTE: McAllen ISD schools not on this year's list received awards last year in the two-year phase of award...
 
McAllen ISD and the Alliance for a Healthier Generation (AHG) established a partnership with a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) at Board Meeting on February 24, 2014. The AHG is a catalyst for children's health that works with schools and families to transform the conditions and systems that leads to healthier kids.  AHG provided a Healthy Program Manager to support district; staff development from AHG will also be complimentary.  The AHG has a comprehensive Awards Programs that enables schools to earn awards based on compliance with criteria in 6 modules. For more information, refer to the AHG website at:  Alliance for a Healthier Generation (AHG)
  
February 24, 2016
McAllen ISD and Alliance for a Healthier Generation for a partnership with a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU)  [click to view MOU]
 
August 2016 AHG Press Conference (1st Year)
McAllen ISD celebrates amazing accomplishment of all schools earning the AHG Bronze Award with a Press Conference  [click to view press conference]
 
August 2017 AHG Press Conference 
CEO of AHG Dr. Howell Wechsler congratulates McAllen ISD at Press Conference  [click to view press conference]