Employee wellness

There are many wellness resources available to GISD employees to support health and well-being.  Employees can find more information about the program on the Intranet Employee Wellness page.

GISD Wellness Program

The GISD employee wellness program, Taking Care of You, offers resources to promote your health and well-being. Throughout the year activities will be available for you to participate in to support your health and wellness.  These activities may include the following:

  • Chair massage
  • Challenges
  • Cooking programs
  • CPR/AED instruction
  • Educational campaigns
  • Fitness opportunities
  • Health fairs
  • Health and wellness resources and programs
  • Seminars
  • Stress management program
  • Weight management program

Programs offered by independent health care professionals

These are additional opportunities for employees to take advantage of health and wellness opportunities offered to the community by various health care providers in convenient locations, but are not associated with GISD's formal Employee Wellness Program.  These programs may include the following:

  • Blood Drives
  • Community health and wellness events
  • Health Screenings
  • Mammograms
  • Vaccinations

TRS ActiveCare Wellness

Aetna and Scott & White offer many wellness resources for employees who are enrolled in those health plans.  Visit Aetna’s website or Scott & White’s website for more information.

Employee Assistance Program

When life’s challenges come your way, your Employee Assistance Program (EAP) can help.  Confidential information, guidance, and support for your work/life balance is available to district employees and dependents.

Wellness Calendar

We have several major health and wellness initiatives each year. For the 2019-20 school year, we have:

  • It's Time Texas Community Challenge (January 6 - March 1)
  • Go Red Day (Feb. 7)
  • Healthy Texas Week (May)

Contact us

For more information please contact the GISD Employee Wellness department.

For information about the employee clinic, please contact the GISD Employee Clinic.  

Coordinated School Health

Employee wellness is a component of GISD’s Coordinated School Health Program. See our Coordinated School Health page for more information.