Training & Events

Whether you are attending an in-person or virtual training or event or connecting with the Springboard team for technical assistance, we are here to support you in advancing active school environments.

Here, you will find a detailed calendar of upcoming in-person and virtual events, including the recordings of past webinars.

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December 2020

Online Learning Institute: Physical Health as Mental Health – Integrating Social Emotional Learning Strategies into Physical Activity

December 10, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm EST

Register here by December 4 During this interactive session, participants will learn about intentionally integrating social emotional learning strategies into in-person, virtual, and hybrid classroom physical activity as a way to promote mental and physical health in young people. Participants will learn about incorporating youth development to strategically engage and empower youth around their own health. Objectives   - Define mental and physical health as a part of overall wellbeing of the whole child. - Explore physical activity strategies as…

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October 2020

Webinar: Tools and Ideas for Engaging Students Through Active Learning

October 15, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm EDT

View recording here. Incorporating physical activity into learning helps students manage feelings of anxiety and social isolation, improve concentration and motivation, and reduce sedentary time while also benefiting their academic performance. During COVID-19, teachers are faced with unique challenges of engaging students in a virtual environment and/or physically distanced and behind a mask. Integrating movement into the school day is a simple strategy to achieve engagement, connectedness, and community, no matter the learning environment. Learning through movement – either to…

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May 2020

Springboard Virtual Design Lab Office Hours

May 22, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm EDT

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Springboard Virtual Design Lab Office Hours

May 21, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm EDT

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Springboard Virtual Design Lab Office Hours

May 13, 2020 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm EDT

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March 2020

Online Learning Institute: Creating a Culture of Physical Activity in Your Context – A CSPAP Working Session

March 31, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm EDT

A Comprehensive School Physical Activity Program (CSPAP) is a key framework for schools that ensures that students are reaching the nationally recommended 60 minutes of physical activity every day. However, at first glance, implementing a CSPAP may feel overwhelming and like an additional item on a school’s immense “to-do” list.  Participants will consider the national landscape around CSPAP implementation and perceptions on physical education and physical activity in schools. From there, Springboard to Active Schools will work with participants to…

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February 2020

Online Learning Institute: Moving Towards Equity – Reaching Every Student Through Physical Activity and Physical Education in Schools

February 6, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm EST

Register here by January 30 Description Health equity means that everyone has a fair and just opportunity to be as healthy as possible (1). Yet, not all students have these opportunities. When looking at data nationally, certain students consistently have poorer outcomes, and these differences are seen by factors such as race, income level, gender, and ability. Ensuring that all students have access to quality, accessible school-based physical education and physical activity opportunities is one strategic approach to advance equitable…

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December 2019

Online Learning Institute: Moving for Success – Concrete Strategies for School Leaders to Implement High‐Quality Enhanced Physical Education Policy and Practice

December 16, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm EST

Register here by December 9 Description Cultivating champions is a key strategy for advocating for physical education programs in local districts and schools and policy adoption at the state level. Effective policy change and implementation requires strong leadership support and two ways to do that are educating potential champions on the influence of high-quality enhanced PE practices and policies on health, academic, and behavior outcomes and providing them with concrete strategies for addressing challenges to implementation. Illinois Public Health Institute…

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October 2019

Online Learning Institute: Engaging Youth in a Comprehensive School Physical Activity Program

October 16, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm EDT

Register here by October 9 Description A Comprehensive School Physical Activity Program (CSPAP) aims to enable students to achieve 60 minutes of daily physical activity. But, how often are youth engaged in shaping these opportunities? Youth can play an important role in creating a culture of school physical activity by acting as key decision makers.  Springboard to Active Schools and Health Resources in Action will lead participants through activities to explore youth engagement principles and how to apply them to…

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August 2019

Increasing Active Play at Recess through Painted Play Spaces

August 21, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm UTC+0

Presented with SHAPE America and EatMoveGrow Recess is an important way to keep students active during the school day, in addition to physical education and physical activity. Challenges like scheduling, funding, physical resources, and staff training can make it hard to kick start or maintain recess in a school. One organization figured out how to overcome these barriers while increasing moderate to vigorous activity by 38%! EatMoveGrow is dedicated to building healthier school environments in rural, low-resource Louisiana communities, and one way they…

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