Action For Healthy Kids Conference
Register for the 5th Annual School Wellness and Recognition Conference
Healthy Schools, Healthy Kids
Thursday, May 3, 2012
Arm your school wellness team with the latest information they need to meet new regulations for school meals and school wellness policies coming soon.
Adam Brumberg is the featured speaker on “Making Healthy Choices Easy Choices”. He is a Research Specialist at Cornell University and Deputy Director of the Cornell Food and Brand Lab. Their Smarter Lunchrooms initiative is helping schools across the nation nudge kids to make healthy choices. He will share inexpensive strategies, based on the psychology of choice that schools can use to increase the selection of healthy options and keep participation up.
Additional school wellness breakout sessions will cover free nutrition education resources for the classroom, Fuel Up to Play 60, the new recess mandate, Farm to School programs, a school wellness policy update, a Let’s Move toolkit, Illinois school success stories and much more. Participants will earn 5 hours of continuing education credit for this full day conference.
Registration is very economical at $50 per participant. The conference will be held at the Crown Plaza in Springfield, Illinois and is being presented jointly by AFHK-Illinois, the Illinois State Board of Education and the Illinois Nutrition Education and Training Program.
School administrators, nurses, educators, foodservice staff, wellness committee members and anyone else who wants to learn more about encouraging healthy lifestyles and healthy food at school will benefit.
Download the conference agenda HERE.