School systems have the power to improve the health of a whole community, and COVID-19 shed light on the critical intersection between health and education.
This virtual event explored how health and education professionals can collaboratively and sustainably build healthy schools. Attendees learned about school health funding through a new Child Trends report*, community engagement strategies, and developing a long-term plan to prioritize and embed health in schools.
Chief, Healthy Schools Branch, Division of Population Health, Center for Disease Control and Prevention's National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion
Executive Director, Kaiser Permanente Institute for Health Policy
Executive Director, Thriving Schools, Kaiser Permanente
Acting commissioner of education, Connecticut State Department of Education
Assistant superintendent of school support services, Long Beach Unified School District
Vice President for Youth Development and Education Research, Child Trends
|10:00 a.m. - 10:15 a.m.||Opening remarks|
|10:15 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.||Child Trends Report: Mapping the federal school health landscape|
|10:30 a.m. - 11:15 a.m.||Panel discussion with federal, state, and local education leaders|
|11:15 a.m. - 11:25 a.m.||Audience engagement: Q&A with experts|
|11:25 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.||Closing|