All posts by Jeanie Alter

A Message from ASHA on COVID-19 and School Health

COVID-19 and School Health A Message from ASHA President, Dr. Kayce Solari Williams A Message from ASHA Executive Director, Dr. Jeanie Alter Out of an abundance of caution, the ASHA staff is practicing social distancing and working remotely. This may mean slower response times. However, we are still supporting our school health professionals no matterREAD MORE >>

An Update on ASHA’s Diversity Efforts

Earlier this year, ASHA recommitted to enhancing the diversity of its membership. In 2019, ASHA began a process of conducting an internal assessment of the extent to which ASHA offers culturally appropriate services to the membership. In March, the ASHA Board President announced to the membership and partners the Association’s intention to adopt more inclusiveREAD MORE >>

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 >>