On August 8th & 9th, DHPE convened a strategic planning meeting in Colorado Springs, CO to discuss new ideas for the School Employee Wellness program. Susan Goekler, DHPE Executive Director and Aryka Chapman, Manager of School Health Programs met with a wide range of participants with different insights on SEW. The meeting was facilitated by Patricia Anderson of The Society of State Leaders of Health and Physical Education and included past SEW winners, award reviewers, worksite wellness specialists and representatives from the insurance industry. Over the course of the two day meeting, participants broke into smaller work groups to discuss a wide range of issues including marketing, technical assistance, the award review process and possible partnerships. After a long day of hard work, a group of participants visited Garden of the Gods, a registered National Natural Landmark of sandstone rock formations with a beautiful view of Pikes Peak.For more information on the School Employee Wellness program, contact Aryka Chapman.