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Free Q&A Webinar: Best Practices for School Health Educators and Health Coordinators

April 24, 2012


April 30, 2012 3:30 – 4:30 EST Register Now Join school health educators and health coordinators from across the nation for an informal, free Q&A webinar! Want advice on handling touchy subjects like HIV? Wonder how others are making school health initiatives sustainable? Looking for creative ways to get buy-in from your administration? Whatever your […]

New Guide Tells How to Site Schools for Better Walkability

April 17, 2012


Forty years ago, nearly half of all students walked or biked to school. Now, only 14 percent do. Why the change? One major factor is school siting, the decisions school leaders make about where to build or rehabilitate schools. Over the past several decades, schools have increasingly been built on the outskirts of communities, too far […]

Nominate your Superintendent for ASHA’s Superintendent Leadership Award!

April 13, 2012


Is your Superintendent a champion for student health and well-being? Nominate your champion for the Superintendent Leadership Award, sponsored by the American School Health Association (ASHA). The award recipient will be recognized at the 86th Annual American School Health Conference, October 10-13 in San Antonio! ASHA’s Administrative Support Council will hold an optional pre-application conference on […]

New Webinar: Proven Bullying Prevention Strategies, Part 2 – Evaluating School Programs

April 10, 2012


April 17, 2012 2:00-3:30 pm Eastern During our first webinar in this series, half of the attendees said they were not involved in a formal bullying prevention program. So with this installment, our panel of experts will share characteristics and specific examples of proven bullying prevention approaches for middle schools. They will explain key considerations for evaluating bullying […]

Call for Papers Deadline Extended!

April 2, 2012


In response to great demand, ASHA has extended the deadline for proposals for our annual conference to noon, Friday, April 6th. That means you still have time to submit a workshop, poster presentation or roundtable discussion for our 86th annual conference (San Antonio, October 10-13, 2012), themed “Making Connections: The People, Passion, & Promise of […]