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ASHA’s Future Leader’s Academy Seeks Nominations, Applications

May 10, 2012

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ASHA’s Future Leaders Academy is accepting nominations for its 2012 class until June 1, 2012. The Future Leaders Academy is a great way for members to learn more about ASHA and develop skills needed to serve a leadership position with the association. Academy participants participate in committee and Board meetings, group discussions, and a day of […]

The AIDS Memorial Quilt to Return to Washington, D.C.

May 7, 2012

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The NAMES Project Foundation calls for volunteers and sponsors to ensure display and supporting activities will be a loud, persistent clarion call this summer. ATLANTA – Majestic. Devastating. Moving. The AIDS Memorial Quilt – one of the world’s most powerful symbols of the public’s response to the AIDS epidemic – will return to the nation’s capital […]

CDC Releases New Resource for Involving Parents in School Health

May 7, 2012

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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) Division of Adolescent and School Health (DASH) has announced the release of Parent Engagement: Strategies for Involving Parents in School Health. This new resource defines and describes parent engagement and identifies specific strategies and actions that schools can take to increase parent engagement in school health activities. This […]

5 Critical Steps for School Crisis Training

May 7, 2012

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Recent events in Ohio and Oakland are tragic reminders that schools need to have comprehensive crisis response plans in place. That is why the National Education Association (NEA) and the National Education Association Health Information Network (NEA HIN) developed this easy-to-use crisis guide with essential, to-the-point advice for schools and districts. The NEA School Crisis Guide […]

What is your child’s school doing to prevent bullying? Here are 10 questions to help you find out.

May 7, 2012

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Parents are essential partners in helping schools create safe environments for learning, but they may need a little help understanding the school’s role in the process. To help bridge this gap, Parent Action for Healthy Kids has released  10 Question Parents Can Ask to Ensure Their Child’s School is Bully Free. Please post it, print […]