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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 >>

Thank you for another great year!

Dear Colleagues, As another year winds down, I wanted to take this opportunity to update you on the state of the American School Health Association (ASHA). I’m excited to report our association is strong. We are well positioned to initiate new programs to help transform all schools into places where every student learns and thrives.READ MORE >>