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Ten Tips For Successful Tweeting at #ASHAcon12

September 24, 2012


Our annual conference right around the corner! If you plan to live tweet, be sure and check out these great tips from Jeff Hurt’s Ten Tips For Successful Conference Tweeting: 1. Use the conference hashtag — #ASHAcon12. It seems obvious but often overlooked. Make sure that every conference tweet you share has contains the conference hashtag. Use […]

Six events, six ways to connect, six chances to win!

September 21, 2012


What better way to make connections than through a little extracurricular engagement? Each activity you attend qualifies you for a chance to win a prize! Downtown Power Walk: Start your day with an invigorating two-mile walk through one of downtown San Antonio’s most historic and beautiful areas – the ‘King Charles Neighborhood’. Sponsored by the Future […]

Plan Now to Make the Most of the Exhibit Hall at ASHA’s Conference

September 19, 2012


Don’t miss out on a great opportunity to find new tools, and form new partnerships at this year’s conference. Make the most of your visit to the exhibit hall with these easy tips! 1. “Eye contact” doesn’t equal “expensive contract.” The exhibit hall is a great place to build relationships, simply by meeting vendors, seeing what […]

$50 Stipend for Eligible Focus Group Participants on October 12 in San Antonio

September 19, 2012


If you are attending the American School Health Association conference in October, the NEA Health Information Network (NEA HIN) will be conducting a focus group from 4:30-5:45 pm, on Friday, October, 12 during the 2012 ASHA meeting. The purpose of the group is to inform the development of teaching materials for use in high school (grades […]

A Texan’s Top Picks for Entertainment

September 18, 2012


Kelly Wilson, our local planning committee co-chair, recommends some ways to enjoy her state ! 1. Go on a Cavern Adventure Natural Bridge Caverns is a treasured natural attraction in Texas and close to San Antonio. This beautiful and historical cavern system offers an energetic, educational and fund experience. Natural Bridge Caverns offers views of amazing […]

ASHA Reorganization Proposals – Please Comment

September 17, 2012


Last week in The Pulse, ASHA’s committee on structure and governance announced plans to post two reorganization proposals for member review and comments. (See the announcement) Both of the proposals posted below were drafted with several guiding principles in mind: Reduce bureaucracy and streamline processes. Focus on strengthening the interdisciplinary nature of the Association. Carefully […]

“Bully” Comes to San Antonio October 12

September 14, 2012


Join members of the American School Health Association at this important event. Bullying Through a Parent’s Eyes: Keeping Tyler’s Voice Alive Friday, October 12 7:00 pm Crowne Plaza Riverwalk San Antonio, Texas Admittance By Donation Watch excerpts of the newly released film, Bully, and take part in a panel discussion with David and Tina Long, whose […]