2016 Summer Academy for District Health and Physical Education Leaders
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June 22-23, 2016
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Healthy Schools Summer Academy
June 14-15, 2017, Boca Raton, Florida
Register at: http://www.healthyschoolssummeracademy.org/
Schools need resources to implement health and wellness practices that help students eat better and be physically active.School Grants for Healthy Kids can help your school health team achieve its goal to make every kid healthy and ready to learn. Action for Healthy Kids applications are now being accepted until April 1 for the 2016-2017 school year. Click School Breakfast Grants and Game On Grants to learn more.
Saucony Run for Good Grants: The Saucony Run for Good Foundation is committed to reversing obesity rates by offering children the opportunity to enjoy the benefits of running and a healthier lifestyle. Maximum award size is $10,000 to initiate, expand, or improve running programs for children and/or teens. Deadlines are on February 1st and August 1st annually. Visit Saucony Grants to learn more.
CDC’s Healthy Schools program is pleased to announce the launch of the e-Learning Series forTraining Tools for Healthy Schools: Promoting Health and Academic Success (TTHS). The Three TTHS tools are:
Comprehensive School Physical Activity Program: A Guide for Schools
School Health Guidelines to Promote Healthy Eating and Physical Activity
School Health Index: A Self-Assessment and Planning Guide
Users will receive a tailored learning experience through self-directed modules ranging from 1 – 1.5 hours, continuing education credits (CEU) and certificate of completion.
If you’re ready to take HealthierUS School Challenge but you need some help with the application process, contact your FL Action for Healthy Kids State Coordinator, Melodie Griffin at firstname.lastname@example.org for additional information. Need assistance completing and submitting your application? You can also contact the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services for further assistance. Contact Jamie Burch, RDN, LD/N, SNS at Jamie.Burch@freshfromflorida.com.
Need help with any of the following in your school or district?
Contact the Florida Department of Education's Office of Safe Schools at (850) 245-0416 or SDFS@fldoe.org.