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Archived Webinars: Programs and Best Practices

Staying Connected with Your School and Community Amid Uncertainty 

Parents and families – this one is for you! In this learning session, Action for Healthy Kids will share simple strategies and tools to help you prioritize staying connected within your community and look at ways to build and maintain strong relationships with your child’s school in an uncharted landscape. (September 2020)

Staying Connected with Staff and Families Amid Uncertainty

We know that kids do best when their families and schools are working together to support them in reaching their full potential. This is true now, as we plan for the next normal, more than ever.
Staying connected amid uncertainty can be a challenge – but we’re here to help!
Educators and school staff – this one is for you! In this learning session, Action for Healthy Kids will share simple strategies and tools to help you stay connected with your school health team and look at ways to build and maintain strong relationships with families in an uncharted landscape.

Mobile Meals and More: School Re-Opening and Planning for School Nutrition

Join Action for Healthy Kids, to discover strategies districts are putting into place to meet the needs of students, ensure students have access to healthy food and plan for a safe re-opening of schools to ensure CDC guidelines for social distancing are in place. You’ll hear from districts and how their schools will be serving breakfast, lunch and other meals. Plus, Hubert, school meal equipment vendor, will share strategies for meeting the needs using equipment you may already have and what items will have the greatest impact in creating mobile meals and more. (July 2020)

The Power of Parents: Health at Home

Parents, this one’s for you! Learn how you can prepare for a healthy summer with tips and resources on how to keep your kids active and healthy on a budget. Hear from parents and experts on avoiding excessive screen time and junk food while out of school, and pick up some recipe and activity ideas along the way! (May 2020)

Caring for the Education Community: How Schools Can Partner with Families during Distance Learning

Families have a powerful role in supporting their children’s health and learning. However, it’s challenging to build relationships in a remote environment. How can your school effectively partner with families during distance learning? Presented in partnership by Kaiser Permanente and Action for Healthy Kids this live, interactive session will provide educators with concrete ways for family engagement during distance learning to support student health and academic success. (April 2020)

Caring for the Education Community: How Parents Can Partner with School during Distance Learning

Families have a powerful role in supporting their children’s health and learning. However, it’s challenging to build relationships in a remote environment. How can families effectively partner with schools during distance learning? Presented in partnership by Kaiser Permanente and Action for Healthy Kids this live, interactive session will provide parents and caregivers with concrete ways to connect and build relationships with educators during distance learning to support student health and academic success. (April 2020)

Using What You Have: How Small Programs Can Have Large Impacts

Limited resources or a small budget doesn’t mean student health and wellness should be put on a wish list. In fact, even the smallest of programs can have significant, long-lasting impacts and serve as the starting point for change. Join Action for Healthy Kids, a leader in school wellness – committed to healthy and equitable schools, to explore how limited resources can go the distance. Hear from schools doing a lot with a little and how they impact student health and wellness. (January 2020)

Getting to Know the Whole School, Whole Community, Whole Child

Join us for an introduction to The Whole School, Whole Community, Whole Child (WSCC) model. Developed by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and ASCD, this model is an evidenced-based model that highlights ten key school health components to ensure students are safe, engaged, supported, challenged and healthy. The model represents a collaborative approach to health and learning and emphasizes the role of the schools, families and communities in supporting student success.(November, 2019)

Get Your Game On for School Health

It’s the beginning of a new school year, which means it’s time to get your Game On! Action for Healthy Kids’ Game On program is a no-cost, a fully customizable, online framework designed to help schools create healthier learning environments for students, staff, and communities. Learn how Game On supports the Whole School, Whole Community, Whole Child and discover ways to build a strong school wellness program this year. (September, 2019)

Activate Your Dream Team: 5 Best Practices for Successful School Health Teams

Alone we can do so little, but together we can do so much! Creating a culture of health and well-being at your school requires more than just one champion – in fact, it takes a whole village with support across many levels. School Health Teams may have different names and come in different shapes and sizes, but they all have one common goal – To rally forces to make schools healthier!

Whether starting a school health team or serving on an existing one, bringing new ideas and serving as a bridge to other team members can create healthy and sustainable learning communities and successful students. Take a minute to learn a quick overview of the top 5 best practices for successful school health teams! (September, 2019)

Students to Superintendents: Key Stakeholders’ Qualitative Perspectives and Experiences with Local School Wellness Policies

This presentation outlines the key qualitative findings from the National Wellness Policy Study’s stakeholder focus groups and interviews. Hosted by Jamie F. Chriqui, Ph.D. (Jan. 2019)

The Power of Parents

Parents: This one’s for you! Join us to learn how you can engage with your school to make it a healthier place for your kids and all students. You’ll hear from parents who have been in your shoes and made change happen – they’ll share some tips and best practices, along with how to navigate some of the most common challenges you’ll face. (November 2019)

Working Together to Celebrate Every Kid Healthy Week

Action for Healthy Kids encourages all schools, parents and families to take action by hosting an Every Kid Healthy Week™ event this spring that promotes student health and wellness. Every Kid Healthy Week (April 20-24, 2020) is an annual celebration of the great efforts schools are making to improve the health and wellness of their students and the link between nutrition, physical activity, and learning. Join this webinar to learn more about how you can use your Every Kid Healthy Week event and the Take Action campaign as a catalyst to connect the efforts of parents, families and your entire school community in improving kids health. (February 2020)

Staying Connected with Staff and Families Amid Uncertainty 

We know that kids do best when their families and schools are working together to support them in reaching their full potential. This is true now, as we plan for the next normal, more than ever.  Staying connected amid uncertainty can be a challenge – but we’re here to help!  Educators and school staff – this one is for you! In this learning session, Action for Healthy Kids will share simple strategies and tools to help you stay connected with your school health team and look at ways to build and maintain strong relationships with families in an uncharted landscape. 

AFHK Grant Program

2020-2021 School Grants: Game On Webinar

Learn more about our Game On grants that support physical activity and/or nutrition programming. (Feb. 2020)

2020-2021 School Grants: Parents for Healthy Kids Webinar

Learn more about our Parents for Healthy Kids grants that support physical activity or nutrition programming. (Feb. 2020)

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