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Inaugural 2014 Health and Nutrition Services Division Conference

Arizona Department of Education - Health & Nutrition Services

Friday, September 5, 2014 from 7:30 AM to 1:30 PM (MST)

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The Arizona Department of Education Health and Nutrition Conference brings together early childhood educators, school and community leaders to collaboratively share Coordinated School Health approaches and other successful strategies in creating a healthier community. This is a strategy recommended by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention that brings together the resources of families, schools, and communities to help youth develop healthy habits and make the most of their educational opportunities.

 

A healthy learning environment provides: nursing and other health services that children and students of all ages need to stay happy, healthy and focused. By offering nutritious and appealing meals, opportunities for physical activity that include physical education, health education that covers a range of developmentally appropriate topics taught by knowledgeable teachers, programs that promote the health of faculty and staff, and counseling, psychological and social services that promote healthy social and emotional development and remove barriers to learning.

 

The Health and Nutrition Conference will provide a systematic process to strengthen the professional knowledge, skills and attitudes of those who serve youth to improve their health, education, and well-being. Additionally, this conference will provide an opportunity to stay on the cutting edge of research and professional practice by participating in sessions that relate to your field of expertise. The information gained from this conference will allow participants to come away with innovative ideas to apply new skills and knowledge in their field. 

 

To be a sponsor or exhibitor, contact Cara Peczkowski at (602) 542-8711. 

 

For lodging, HNS has a room block through September 3 at Loews Ventana Canyon Resort at a discounted rate of $83 plus tax. To reserve lodging, call 1-800-234-5117 or click here. To receive the discounted rate, mention "2014 Health and Nutrition."

 

For general conference assistance, contact Health and Nutrition Services at (602) 542-8700 or click here.

 

For registration assistance, contact Michelle Fulcher at Organized Affair at (480) 247-2454 or email michelle@organizedaffair.com.

Have questions about Inaugural 2014 Health and Nutrition Services Division Conference? Contact Arizona Department of Education - Health & Nutrition Services

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Loews Ventana Canyon Resort
7000 N. Resort Dr.
Tucson, Arizona 85750

Friday, September 5, 2014 from 7:30 AM to 1:30 PM (MST)


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Arizona Department of Education - Health & Nutrition Services

The function of Health and Nutrition Services is to administer federally funded Health and Nutrition Programs through the Coordinated School Health, National School Lunch, School Breakfast, Summer Food Service, Food Distribution, Child and Adult Care Food Service, After School Care Snack, and Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Programs. Visit our website click here and follow us on facebook click here and twitter click here.

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