How Public Health Can Collaborate with School Districts to Improve Academic Outcomes by Improving Health

How Public Health Can Collaborate with School Districts to Improve Academic Outcomes by Improving Health

August 25th 2021 at 2:00pm-3:00pm ET

Presented by Kara Ihedigbo, MPH

This session covers the link between academic achievement and the health of students, strategies to embrace the Whole School, Whole Community, Whole Child (WSCC) Model for a campus culture shift, and tangible ways school districts can begin to make changes through collaboration with the local public health community and private partners.

Learning Objectives

  1. Participants will be prepared to identify strategies to create a healthier school environment for all students by collaborating with local public health agencies and community members.
  2. Participants will be prepared to describe how the Whole School, Whole Community, Whole Child (WSCC) Model can be incorporated into district and campus improvement plans to improve outcomes.
  3. Participants will be able to identify the correlation that exists between healthy students and academic achievement.

Primary WSCC Component Addressed: Community Involvement

Secondary WSCC Component Addressed: Physical Education & Physical Activity

You may earn Continuing Education by attending the live webinar. ASHA members get free continuing education hours included with membership, non-members will have the opportunity to purchase certificates after the webinar. Not sure if you’re a current ASHA member? Email info@ashaweb.org.