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OSSE/Action for Healthy Kids Teacher Wellness Symposium Presentations

The OSSE/Action for Healthy Kids Teacher Wellness Symposium was held on August 11 and 12, 2014. This two-day workshop consisted of sessions to assist all teachers in incorporating health and wellness into their classrooms, serving as health and wellness role models for their students, and addressing their own health and wellness needs. The Symposium was open to teachers in Maryland, DC, and Virginia and was attended by over 60 teachers and community-health professionals. All presentation materials from the Symposium are available below.

Symposium Agenda


DC Metro Wellness Symposium Welcoming and Introductions

Overview of the Healthy Schools Act, Healthy Hunger Free Kids Act, and Smart Snacks in Schools

The Learning Connection: The Value of Improving Nutrition and Physical Activity in Our Schools

School Wellness Policies and the Building Blocks of a School Wellness Team

My Students Don’t Do That! Student Health Behavior & School Response

Increasing Play Through Yoga

Integrating Nutrition and Wellness Topics into the Curriculum

Creating Safe Spaces for LGBTQ Youth

Classroom to Table Workshop: Small Bites

From Stress to Joy: How to Center Your Classroom with Yoga

BOKS - In School Physical Activity Makes an Impact on Academic Success

Reducing Stress in a Stressful Environment

SPARK ABCs: Activity Break Choices

FitArlington Healthy Vending Initiative

Disordered Eating 101: Prevention, Resources and Signs to Look for in Our Students

Policy to Practice: The Physical Education and Physical Activity Components of the Healthy Schools Act

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