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October 2017

Professional Learning For School Nursesand Health Teacher

October 17 @ 9:00 am - October 26 @ 5:00 pm

This conference may be a good opportunity for CHSC coordinators to share with school nurses and health education teachers in their districts. Content will include presentations on Diabetes Management In the School Setting and Tips and Hints: The Real Deal on Managing Diabetes, among other topics. There are 4 dates across NYS locations - Lake Placid - October 17th; Rochester - October 19th; Tarrytown - October 25th; and Melville - October 26th. Click here to learn more.

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Recess: Why It Should Rock!

October 24 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

When you think back on your school days what stands out? We'd venture to guess that one of the top memories has something to do with recess. Ask any elementary student what their favorite part of school is todayĆ¢??bet you'll hear recess regularly! Are you looking for ways to improve, refresh, and rejuvenate recess at your school? Join Action for Healthy Kids as we learn why recess is an evidence-based strategy to enhance learning environments and active schools. Learn about…

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October CHSC Grantee Spotlight

October 26 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am

Join OPCE and Common Ground Health for October's grantee spotlight. We will hear from Mike Bulger at Common Ground Health about work in Rochester implementing Story Walks and playful sidewalks, a great CSPAP strategy that helps get kids outside and excited about movement and learning. There will be time to ask questions at the end of Mike's presentation. JOIN WEBEX MEETING Meeting number (access code): 621 428 977. Meeting password: CHSC

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Integrating Communications Into School Health Efforts

October 26 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

The recently released second edition of the CATCH Coordination Kit includes an all-new communications section available for free at Find out about the tools and resources during a CATCH webinar on October 26th at 11:00am CDT, and learn how to utilize a range of communications tactics to engage your school campus and surrounding community in school health efforts. Click here to register

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CHSC Brainstorming Call on Passing CS Policy

October 31 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

School and Community Coordinators who work on initiatives related to Complete Streets are invited to attend this brainstorming call of strategies to support passage of Complete Streets policies. Attendees will prepare their responses to the following questions: What have been the most pressing challenges you've faced when trying to pass a Complete Streets policy? What have been successful strategies in building support to pass Complete Streets policies? Robert Johnson from PedNet will join OPCE to provide some additional perspective. JOIN…

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November 2017

Creating Vibrant Communitites w/ the Community in Mind

November 8 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Displacement and concerns of gentrification are at the center of many debates about placemaking and development. How do we serve as responsible stewards of communities while also promoting positive change? Learn some of the successful techniques and skills recommended to address these challenges. Click here to register

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Integrating Movement into a Well-Rounded Education

November 8 @ 4:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Join Action for Healthy Kids to learn about integrating movement into a well-rounded education. Movement and physical activity boosts and activates the brain, improves on-task behavior, and leaves students more focused and ready to return to their academic activities. Hear examples from AFHK schools and create active classrooms through simple and manageable movement strategies, games and lesson ideas. Click here to register

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NYS AHPERD Annual Conference

November 15 @ 9:00 am - November 16 @ 5:00 pm

The 2017 NYS AHPERD conference is being held November 15th-16th in Verona, NY. This is a great professional development opportunity for physical education teachers. Click here to learn more.

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Tackling Gentrification and Displacement

November 15 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Jobs, affordable housing and transportation are three pillars of providing opportunities and supporting human potential and well-being. As advocates for active transportation and connected mobility options, these pillars are essential to our work and it is important that we continue to explore ways they come together in developing healthy, active, and engaged communities. By doing so, we create opportunities for new jobs, economic vitality, and community cohesion. Join America Walks for the webinar, "Tackling Gentrification and Displacement in Creating Vibrant…

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Maximizing Volunteers for School Health

November 16 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

To make the most out of your school health programs, it's essential to make the most out of your family and community volunteers and partners. These key groups may be involved in different ways and vary in the size of their impact but they can all help improve school health and student performance and provide access to more resources. This AFHK webinar will prepare you on how to best use the parent and community volunteers you already have, and how…

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Game On for Child Nutrition Professionals

November 30 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Game On supports America's schools in creating healthier school environments. This webinar will introduce Game On to child nutrition professionals. Discover the many resources Game On offers to support your role as the healthy eating experts at your school. Click here to register

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December 2017

Game On for Health and Physical Education Teachers

December 5 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Game On supports America's schools in creating healthier school environments. This webinar will introduce Game On; provide specific examples and tips on how to integrate Game On into health and physical education; address the professional role health and physical educators play in coordinating and sustaining school wellness initiatives. This webinar will be archived for those unable to attend the live session. You will receive information about future sessions from Action for Healthy Kids. Click here to register

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Turning Data into Action

December 13 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

What do we mean when we say the walking movement? After 12 months of studying a selection of indicators to measure the movement, America Walks is excited to be able to release information on the growth of the walking movement and how data measuring its progress can be used to spur future action. Click here to register

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Integrating Nutrition Education into a Well-Rounded Ed

December 13 @ 4:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Join Action for Healthy Kids for our December 2017 Wellness Wednesday webinar to learn how your school and teachers can integrate nutrition education into core subjects! Strategies, tips and lesson ideas can be used at all levels and in multiple subjects. Click here to register

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January 2018

Is your school ready to take SuperFit School Challenge?

January 10, 2018 @ 4:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Join us to learn about the AFHK new fundraising program, SuperFit School Challenge, and hear how your school can focus on helping students become healthier while raising funds to support their school. Principals, teachers, school wellness coordinators, PTA/PTO parents, school nurses and anyone involved in fundraising are encouraged to join. Click here to register

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HealthierUS School Challenge: Smarter Lunchrooms

January 25, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

You've worked hard all year to promote health and wellness in your school or district. Now, it's time to get recognized for your efforts! Become recognized as a healthy school by applying for the HealthierUS School Challenge: Smarter Lunchrooms initiative, a voluntary initiative run through the United States Department of Agriculture to congratulate schools excelling in school nutrition and physical activity. Join this webinar to learn more about the initiative and get tips and tricks for submitting a successful application.…

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The Latest and Greatest on Local School Wellness Policy

January 30, 2018 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Join Action for Healthy Kids to learn about the latest trends, research and resources for your district's Local School Wellness Policy to ensure compliance with requirements. The federal Healthy, Hunger-free Kids Act of 2010 (P.L. 111-296) and the Local School Wellness Policy final ruling (2016) requires school districts to have local wellness policies that include goals for: nutrition promotion & education, physical activity, policies for food and beverage marketing, implementation, evaluation and reporting plans and policy leadership. Learn how districts…

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February 2018

2018 National Anti-Hunger Policy Conference

February 25, 2018 @ 9:00 am - February 27, 2018 @ 5:00 pm

It's time to start thinking about planning your trip to the nation's capital in February 2018 for the National Anti-Hunger Policy Conference (AHPC). Join 1,200+ of your colleagues for what is sure to be the anti-hunger community's biggest and best conference yet! Visit the conference website - - to register, reserve your hotel room, receive conference updates, and more. The always-popular conference app will be launching soon, allowing you to plan your conference experience from the comfort of your…

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