What does it take to create a healthy school for every child?

Join Healthy Schools PA and Women for a Healthy Environment for their 4th Annual Healthy Schools Summit to learn, collaborate, and commit to creating healthier, greener, and more sustainable learning environments for all children in the region!

Scholarships are available. Please email Kara Rubio at kara@womenforahealthyenvironment.org for more details.

Morning Session

Foundations for Student Success – How School Buildings Influence Student Health, Thinking and Performance

Keynote Speaker – Erika Eitland, MPH Program Manager, Schools for Health, Harvard T.H Chan School of Public Health

What Does it Take to Create a Healthy School?

Panel Discussion – Cassandra Brown, RN, Pittsburgh Public Schools; Jake Douglas, Food Services Director, Deer Lakes School District; Christine Schott, Parent and Sustainability Coordinator, Steel Valley School District; Vicki Ammar, Teacher, Pittsburgh Public Schools

Celebrating Success through Our Healthy Schools Recognition Program

Awards Ceremony and Luncheon

Working Lunch: What Makes a Successful School Grant Proposal?

Featuring Tracey Reed Armant from the Grable Foundation

Afternoon Session: Choose One Workshop

Teaching Resiliency and Environmental Justice in the Classroom

Educator Workshop – Katie Modic, Director of Education Initiatives at Communitopia

Creating a Game-Plan for Whole-School Sustainability

School Administrator Workshop – Donnan Stoicovy, Head of School, State College Friends School

Engaging Parents and Community Partners for Healthy Schools

Parent and Partner Workshop – Monté Robinson, Community Schools Coordinator, Pittsburgh Public Schools and LaKeisha Wolf, Executive Director, Ujamaa Collective

For questions and comments, please email Kara Rubio, Healthy Schools Coordinator at kara@womenforahealthyenvironment.org or call at 412-404-2872.