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Students Invited to Apply for Scholarships, Research Grants

January 23, 2012


ASHA is accepting applications for three student scholarships and a student research grant. The Association awards three scholarships of $1000.00 annually, one each to students in these specializations. School Health Education School Nursing Pediatric / Adolescent Medicine or Dentistry In addition to the financial award, scholarship recipients receive a complimentary 0ne-year ASHA membership and complimentary registration […]

ASHA Issues Call for Presenters for October Conference

January 20, 2012


ASHA is now accepting applications for  general conference workshops, research sessions and teaching techniques to be presented at our 86th Annual School Health Conference, “Making Connections: The People, Passion, and Promise of School Health,” October 10-13 in San Antonio, Texas. If you are thinking about it, but feel reluctant to commit, here are 5 reasons […]

Kevin Jennings Talks Proven Bullying Prevention Strategies in Free Webinar

January 12, 2012


Friday, February 17 2:30-4:00 Eastern Space is limited. Reserve your Webinar seat now. Middle school bullying behavior has been identified as the most critical factor in student learning, absenteeism and depression. Both the American School Health Association and the Children’s Health Education Center of Children’s Hospital of Milwaukee are committed to reducing bullying in schools across the […]

ASHA Helps Create National Sexuality Education Standards

January 9, 2012


ASHA’s council on sexuality education and reproductive health did a fine job of representing our organization in this process. The end result is a tool that can help schools teach students how to stay safe and healthy. Groundbreaking National Sexuality Education Standards Set the New Gold Standard for Sexuality Education in Public Schools  Today, four […]

The CHEN list: It’s like shouting only quieter and more people will hear you.

January 4, 2012


Since 2006, ASHA has hosted the Comprehensive Health Education Network (CHEN) listserv, a free service that allows subscribers to broadcast and receive information relevant to their work in various health fields. The list is available for free to members and non-members, and it currently reaches more than 900 email inboxes. From there, we know it […]