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Learning and Growing Through Healthy Habits

A Conference for Families and Educators

Date: Saturday, September 24th 2011

Location: 3029 14th St. NW, Washington, DC 20009

Time: 9:30AM – 4PM 

 Activities

  • How to get into the “HealthierUS School Challenge”
  • Healthy Living Habits Inside the Classroom: Pre-K Curriculum
  • We Can! Helping Parents and Caregivers Help Kids Make Healthy Choices
  • Plugging into the Girls on the Run Cord 
  • Building the Bridge: Developing Healthy Habits through Literacy and Storytelling
  • Yoga, Breathing and Meditation for Education
  • Using Multi-Cultural Music to Integrate Physical Activity and Healthy Nutrition Practices in Education
  •  Probiotic Bugs: Good or Bad for Obesity

Get updates on the conference from our blog

Email us for inquiries and questions: healthyhabitsconf@gmail.com

 

Attendance is FREE!!

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Conference Schedule

Time: 10:30AM – 12:30PM

 1.How to get into the “HealthierUS School Challenge”

    Speaker:  Beatriz Zuluaga, Food and Nutrition Director, CentroNía

     Dawanna James-Holly, PhD, Nutrition Program Manager, OSSE

     Andrea Northup, D.C. Farm to School Network Manager, Arcadia Center for

     Sustainable Food and Agriculture

 

2. Healthy Living Habits Inside the Classroom: Pre-K Curriculum

   Speaker: Sofia Bustos, Food and Nutrition Advisor, CentroNía

    Laura Oldroyd, Literacy Coach, DC Bilingual Public Charter School

    Daniela Anello, Literacy Coach, DC Bilingual Public Charter School

 

3. We Can! Helping Parents and Caregivers Help Kids Make Healthy Choices

    Speaker: Melissa McGowan, Public Health Advisor, National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute, National Institute of Health

    Plugging into the Girls on the Run Cord

   Speaker: Wendi Hausfeld, Board Member, Girls on the Run  Bridget McLennon, Volunteer Coach, Girls on the Run

    Building the Bridge: Developing Healthy Habits through Literacy and Storytelling

    Speaker: Diane Gardner, Family Book Club Manager, CentroNía Literacy Coaches, CentroNía

 

Time: 11:30AM – 12:30PM

4. Yoga, Breath and Meditation for Education

     Instructor: Jennifer Stevenson, Instructor & Program Manager, Art of Living Foundation USA 

5. Using Multi-Cultural Music to Integrate Physical Activity & Healthy Nutrition Practices in Education

     Presenter: Natii Wright - Program Manager, SHIRE's Childhood Overweight and Obesity Prevention Program
     Summit Health Institute for Research and Education, Inc.(SHIRE)

6. Probiotic Bugs: Good or Bad for Obesity

    Speaker:  Hariom Yadav, PhD Biochemistry, National Institute of Health

 

Time: 12:30 – 2:00PM

     Lunch

Time:  2:00 – 4:00PM

 7Healthy Living Habits Inside the Classroom: Pre-K Curriculum

    Speaker: Sofia Bustos, Food and Nutrition Advisor, CentroNía

     Laura Oldroyd, Literacy Coach, DC Bilingual Public Charter School

     Daniela Anello, Literacy Coach, DC Bilingual Public Charter School

 8Gardening at Home and in the Classroom

     Presenters: Lola Bloom, City Blossoms and Rebecca Lemos-Otero, City Blossoms

 

Time: 2:00 – 4:00PM

9. We Can! Helping Parents and Caregivers Help Kids Make Healthy Choices

    Speaker: Melissa McGowan, Public Health Advisor, National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute,

     National Institute of Health

10. Using Multi-Cultural Music to Integrate Physical Activity & Healthy Nutrition Practices in Education

       Presenter: Natii Wright - Program Manager, SHIRE's Childhood Overweight and Obesity Prevention Program
       Summit Health Institute for Research and Education, Inc.(SHIRE)

 

Time: 3:00 – 4:00PM

10. Yoga, Breath and Meditation for Education

       Instructor: Jennifer Stevenson, Instructor & Program Manager, Art of Living Foundation USA 

11. Plugging into the Girls on the Run Cord

       Speaker: Wendi Hausfeld, Board Member, Girls on the Run and Bridget McLennon, Volunteer Coach, Girls on the Run

12. Building the Bridge: Developing Healthy Habits through Literacy and Storytelling

      Speaker: Diane Gardner, Family Book Club Manager, CentroNía Literacy Coaches, CentroNía