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Important Update:

Effective Monday, May 24, 2021, UCO will no longer mandate the use of masks or social distancing. Those who have not been vaccinated should continue to wear a mask to protect themselves and others. Those who have been vaccinated may continue to voluntarily wear a mask if they choose.

Important resources: COVID-19 Testing | Report Exposure/Positive Test | Vaccine Information | COVID-19 Vaccination Self-ReportingVirtual Services | COVID-19 Website 

The Whole School, Whole Community, Whole Child (WSCC) Institute for Coordinated School Health at the University of Central Oklahoma provides training, resources, and expertise in regards to Coordinated School Health for all P-12 schools in the state of Oklahoma to ensure all students, teachers, and staff learn and work in a healthy school environment.


To ensure all Oklahoma schools have quality health education; physical education; health services; nutrition services; counseling, psychological, and social services;  healthy and safe school environments; health promotion for staff; and family/community involvement.

Whole School, Whole Community, Whole Child (WSCC) - Visit for more information


  • Every student, teacher, and staff member is in a school using the CDC Whole School, Whole Community, Whole Child (WSCC) Model.
  • Schools serve as leaders making the critical connection between learning and health.
  • Students have fewer risks of disease, lead healthier adult lives, and achieve their highest potential.

Community Partners

  • Oklahoma State Department of Health (OSDH)
  • Schools for Healthy Lifestyles
  • Oklahoma Turning Point Council
  • Oklahoma Association of Health, Physical Education, Recreation & Dance
  • Oklahoma Public Health Association
  • Tobacco Settlement Endowment Trust (TSET)


UCO WSCC Institute for Coordinated School Health Committee

  • Rachelle Franz, Ed.D - Coordinator
  • Stephanie Canada-Phillips, Ed.D, NBCT - Member
  • Sunshine Cowan, Ph.D., MPH, MCHES - Member