Advocacy and Coalitions Committee
Purpose: To build partnerships with national level coalitions and other partners to influence public policy on issues of importance to ASHA’s mission. This committee also works to educate and empower the ASHA membership to act on school health policy issues at the local, state, and federal levels.
Leadership and Recognition Committee
Purpose: To help support ASHA’s efforts in building a community to support the whole child, and to activate champions of school health by recognizing leaders in school health, developing their skills, and to support academic pursuits of young school health professionals through scholarships.
Professional Development Committee
Purpose: To work in collaboration with ASHA staff to plan and implement year-round professional development opportunities for school health professionals including the annual ASHA conference, monthly webinars, self-studies, and any new opportunities that may emerge.
Research and Publications Committee
Purpose: To solicit, curate, disseminate, and promote research I the field of school health. These activities help the ASHA leadership better understand how to lead change efforts and provided the bases of how best to build communities to support school health.