Webinars

Action for Healthy Kids offers a wide variety of virtual learning opportunities.  From school breakfast programs and recess before lunch to wellness policy implementation and more, most sessions are of no cost and are open to any interested individual or group.  Register using the information below! 

Archived Webinars

All webinars are recorded and will be posted within 5 business days of the live session. Please login to gain access to our series of archived webinars listed below.

  • Parent Leadership Series
  • Fuel Up to Play 60
  • School Nutrition Programs, Policies, and Practices Series
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Upcoming Webinars

Illinois: Take the HealthierUS School Challenge: Smarter Lunchrooms this School Year! Webinar

The Division of Nutrition and Wellness Programs and Illinois Action for Healthy Kids is offering a one-hour webinar on the HealthierUS School Challenge:  Smarter Lunchrooms (HUSSC: SL) targeting team nutrition schools in Illinois.

Thursday, October 23 2:00-3:00 p.m. CT

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Moving in Schools: Comprehensive Physical Activity Programs

 btn_register_nowReady to make your school a hub for physical activity and physical education?  Join Action for Healthy Kids and Let's Move! Active Schools as they reveal the “secret sauce” to developing a school culture where physical education and physical activity are foundational to academic success. Schools can provide time for organized and free-time physical activity for youth through a multi-component approach, a Comprehensive School Physical Activity program, that includes physical education, physical activity during school (e.g. recess, physical activity breaks), before- and after-school programming, staff involvement and family and community engagement. Learn more about youth physical activity, comprehensive physical activity programs and how to implement one in your school!

Tuesday October 28, 2014
3:00 pm - 4:00 ET; 2:00 - 3:00 pm CT; 1:00 - 2:00 MT; Noon - 1:00 pm PT (60 minutes)

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Maryland: 2014-2015 Healthy Howard Healthy Schools Orientation Webinar

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Join MD AFHK to learn about the new 2014-15 Healthy Howard Healthy Schools Program application process, including:

  • how the Healthy Schools program can benefit your school,
  • a review of the most recent standards for the Healthy Schools Program,
  • steps for program documentation and the submission process.

This webinar is specifically for Howard County, Maryland Public Schools and is hosted by MD Action for Healthy Kids and Healthy Howard, Inc.

Wednesday, November 5, 2014 4:30 -5:30 PM

 

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Building a Wellness Team, Assessing your School’s Environment & Developing an Action Plan | AFHK Parent Leadership Series

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Do you need a wellness team to be effective? Wellness teams come in many shapes and sizes. Learn how to build a team that will best meet your goals. Before you know where you want to go, you have to understand where you are. Learn about different types of school health assessment tools and how they can help move your efforts forward. What should you consider when creating an action plan for your project? This webinar covers goal-setting, timelines, your budget, tracking progress and planning for sustainability. 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.

Wednesday, November 12, 2014
3:00PM-4:15PM ET; 2:00PM-3:15PM CT; 1:00PM-2:15PM MT; 12:00PM-1:15PM PT

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How to Create a Healthier School Food Culture | AFHK Parent Leadership Series

btn_register_nowThe school food culture goes way beyond the cafeteria.  Children need to learn how to make healthy choices from the minute they walk in the school’s front door to the minute they leave at the end of the school day – and beyond. 

Tuesday, December 9, 2014
1:00 pm ET; 12:00 pm CT; 11:00 am MT; 10:00 am PT

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How to Add More Activity into the School Day | AFHK Parent Leadership Series

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Experts recommend that kids get at least 60 minutes of moderate to vigorous physical activity every day.  There are many opportunities for physical activity during the school day.  How can parents help promote and support more movement in the classroom, on the playground and beyond? Join Action for Healthy Kids and special presenter, Let's Move Active Schools, for ideas!

Wednesday January 14, 2014
3:00 pm - 4:15 ET; 2:00 - 3:15 pm CT; 1:00 - 2:15 MT; Noon - 1:15 pm PT (75 minutes)

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