Access the webinar recording: Strong School Wellness Policies: Best Practices, New Resources, and Tips for Illinois Schools & Districts

Description

For any school participating in the federal Childhood Nutrition Programs, developing a school wellness policy is a must. However, how can schools and districts ensure their wellness policy meets best practice, has community buy-in, and is implemented comprehensively across the school campus and day?

Access a recording of the webinar below to hear about model wellness policies, best practices, and resources available to Illinois schools/districts to support strong wellness policies. Also hear how wellness policies can support the implementation of the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) and new wellness policy evaluation tools.

 

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Originally recorded Wednesday, October 10, 2018

 

Presenters
  • Jamie F. Chriqui, PhD, MHS, Professor of Health Policy and Administration, UIC School of Public Health
  • Elizabeth Fitzsimmons, MS, RDN, Principal Consultant, Nutrition Division, Illinois State Board of Education
  • Marlene Schwartz, PhD, Director, Rudd Center for Obesity & Food Policy
  • Kate Yager, Director of State Policy and Advocacy, Healthy Schools Campaign
Target Audience
Physical education, nutrition and health teachers, school nurses, school wellness council members, principals, superintendents, parent leaders, school health advocates.

 

Strong Wellness Policies: Best Practices, New Resources, and Tips for Illinois Schools & Districts is a webinar produced by Illinois Public Health Institute through a sub-contract with Illinois State Board of Education through Cooperative Agreement CDC-RFA-DP18-1801 (NU58DP006429-01-00) with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

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