Upcoming webinar – Pump Up P.E.: Ways to Effectively Engage Parents

Join a webinar on Monday, January 25, 2016 from 12:30pm-2pm on how physical educators can better engage parents as champions of physical education and school health. Hosted by the Illinois Alliance to Prevent Obesity’s workgroup on Childhood Nutrition & Physical Activity in Educational Settings, this webinar will feature physical educators, school leaders, physicians, and a parent who have all worked to promote physical education and community health in partnership with schools. Participants will learn practical strategies for when and how to engage parents and the role parents can plan in advocating for physical education and physical activity in schools.

Register for the webinar today!

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Speakers include:

  • Sandy Noel, retired physical educator and co-chair of the IAPO workgroup
  • Mark Peysakhovich, Senior Director of Government Relations at the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association and co-chair of the IAPO workgroup
  • Dan Phelps, Assistant Principal, Hononegah Community High School
  • Martha Carmen, Physical Education/Science Teacher, Edison Park Elementary School
  • Tim Sanborn, Cardiology Division, NorthShore University HealthSystem and Clinical Professor, University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine
  • Sandy Shackelford, parent from O’Fallon, Illinois

Questions? Contact Sarah Chusid at 312-850-4744 or Sarah.Chusid@iphionline.org.

The Illinois Alliance to Prevent Obesity (IAPO) is a diverse coalition of state and local organizations working toward a state-level response to the obesity epidemic through coordinated policy, systems, and environmental changes. IAPO is convened by the Illinois Public Health Institute, a nonprofit organization that mobilizes stakeholders, catalyzes partnerships, and leads action to promote prevention and improve public health systems in order to maximize health, health equity and quality of life for the people of Illinois.

This webinar is supported in part by the Chicago Community Trust and Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois.

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