Check out upcoming events on school health and wellness!
How do green cleaning programs support student health? How do you control the spread of infection and illness while maintaining a healthy school environment? What can school nurses do to support a green cleaning program in their school? During this webinar, content experts and building engineers will share strategies for identifying cleaning products that support student health without harming the environment and discuss how a green cleaning program can support school nurses work.
Hear how three award-winning schools have created healthier environments so their students are well prepared to learn and grow. Together with the Office of Minority Health, we will share strategies these schools used to successfully adopt the standards of the USDA’s HealthierUS School Challenge and lessons learned from their efforts.
Across the country, student chefs have been cooking up change! On June 10, teams from Chicago, Denver, Jacksonville, Los Angeles, Memphis, Orange County, St. Louis and Winston-Salem will face off in the Cooking up Change national finals at the Department of Education.
How can a green cleaning program save your school and district money? What are the benefits of a green cleaning program to student and staff health and student academic achievement? How can you start a green cleaning program in your school or district? During this webinar, school administrators and building engineers will share strategies for implementing a green cleaning program and share the first steps, benefits, and challenges and solutions involved in creating and supporting a green cleaning program.
What is the green cleaning award for schools and universities? Why should I apply? How do I apply? This webinar will focus on the what, why and how-to of the Green Cleaning Award for Schools and Universities. Presenters will highlight best practices and practical tips for easily completing the application and will provide background and history on the award.
Join our upcoming summer sessions! Healthy Schools Campaign is pleased to announce another opportunity for teachers to be part of Fit to Learn, a professional development program focused on practical approaches to making health and wellness a regular part of the classroom experience.
What are the first steps to beginning a green cleaning program? How do I build support from staff and district leadership for green cleaning? What is the newest technology in green cleaning? Winners of the 2012 Green Cleaning Award for Schools and Universities will discuss the highlights of their programs and share tips and strategies for starting and sustaining a green cleaning program.
What is a green cleaning program? How do green cleaning programs help students stay healthy and learn? What can teachers do to support green cleaning programs in their schools? During this webinar, teachers and building engineers will discuss strategies for starting and supporting a green cleaning program in your school and share the benefits and impact a green cleaning program can have on staff and student health and student’s ability to learn.
Learn about the Community Eligibility Option (CEO), the newest federal option to provide all meals at no charge in high poverty schools without the need for school meals applications. CEO is available in the 2013-2014 school year in 11 states - DC, FL, GA, IL, KY, MA, MD, MI, NY, OH, WV - and will be available nationwide starting July 2014.
Action for Healthy Kids and Bridging the Gap are pleased to bring you the webinar “Progress and Opportunities in Wellness Policy Provisions: Latest Nationwide Results from the Bridging the Gap Program”.
This year’s school gardening conference will provide helpful advice for the practical side of growing a successful school garden and also share activities and lessons that use the garden to teach problem solving and other thinking skills. Join us for a fun day filled with presentations and hands-on activities presented by teachers and professionals in the field.