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Reflections on May

May is one of my favorite months.  May encompasses spring flowers, May Day, Teacher Appreciation Week, Nurses Week, Mother’s Day, and Memorial Day.  Growing up my life was enriched by individuals and family members who held those noble professions.  The American School Health Association (ASHA) is just as enriched due to our multi-disciplinary volunteer membership. READ MORE >>

Announcing ASHA School Violence Taskforce

On February 14, 2018 a lone gunman entered Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida and killed 17 members of the school community. Countless others suffered physical and emotional injury that will last a lifetime. This is just the most recent example of the unimaginable state of gun violence in the United States. TheREAD MORE >>

16 Mar, 2018 2 Ty Oehrtman News

The Answer to #MeToo Is Education – Part II

This is the second post in a two-part series about the role schools can play in the #MeToo movement. Read Part 1. What is the role of school health advocates in response to #MeToo? We have vital opportunities to impact all young people through health education, services, and support systems. Since, many of the #MeTooREAD MORE >>