Healthy Schools Summit October 25, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

  • 4 October 2019
  • Start time : 09:00 AM
  • End time : 02:30 PM
  • Event Host : Green Building Alliance
  • Event Location : DoubleTree by Hilton Pittsburgh, 500 Mansfield Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA, 15205, United States
Healthy Schools Summit
Event Description

What does it take to create a healthy school for every child?

Join Healthy Schools PA for the 4th Annual Healthy Schools Summit as we learn, collaborate, and commit ourselves to create healthier, greener, and more sustainable learning environments for all children in our region!

  • Host Company/Organization Name
    • Green Building Alliance
  • Agenda
    • Agenda:

      Morning Session

      Foundations for Student Success – How School Buildings Influence Student Health, Thinking and Performance
      Keynote Speaker – Erika Eitland, MPH Program Manager, Schools for Health, Harvard T.H Chan School of Public Health

      What Does it Take to Create a Healthy School?
      Panel Discussion – Cassandra Brown, RN, Pittsburgh Public Schools; Jake Douglas, Food Services Director, Deer Lakes School District; Christine Schott, Parent and Sustainability Coordinator, Steel Valley School District; Vicki Ammar, Teacher, Pittsburgh Public Schools

      Celebrating Success through Our Healthy Schools Recognition Program
      Awards Ceremony and Luncheon

      Working Lunch: What Makes a Successful School Grant Proposal?
      Featuring Yvonne Cook, President, The Highmark Foundation and Tracey Reed Armant, Program Officer, The Grable Foundation

      Afternoon Session

      Teaching Resiliency and Environmental Justice in the Classroom
      Educator Workshop – Katie Modic, Director of Education Initiatives at Communitopia

      Creating a Game-Plan for Whole-School Sustainability
      School Administrator Workshop – Donnan Stoicovy, Head of School, State College Friends School

      Engaging Parents and Community Partners for Healthy Schools
      Parent and Partner Workshop – Monté Robinson, Community Schools Coordinator, Pittsburgh Public Schools and LaKeisha Wolf, Executive Director, Ujamaa Collective
  • Cost
    • $40 – $50
  • Event type
    • Training

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