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Update on ASHA’s School Violence Taskforce

Following the 2018 school shooting in Parkland, the American School Health Association formed a School Violence Taskforce. This group of past ASHA presidents has met regularly to explore and discuss long-range solutions and to develop resources and support for schools. ASHA recognizes the tremendous influence of school health professionals to lead change efforts in theirREAD MORE >>

Our Words have Power

Our Words have Power By:  Jeanie Alter, ASHA Executive Director Each year, Merriam-Webster scours the English language and considers additions to the iconic dictionary.  Most recent additions include “swole” and “buzzy”.  This is an indicator of how language changes and the importance of staying current.  As such, ASHA wants to encourage all school health professionalsREAD MORE >>

ASHA’s Core Beliefs in Action: Moving from Paper to Reality

When your values are clear to you, making decisions becomes easier.– Roy E. Disney   An organization’s mission statement briefly explains why it exists.  The vision statement provides a synopsis of the organization’s hopes and dreams.  But if you really want to know what ASHA is all about, you’ve got to read the recently updated CoreREAD MORE >>