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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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March 2020

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

March 31 @ 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 @ 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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February 2019

Healthy Schools Academy – A Collaborative Training of Trainers

February 14, 2019 - February 16, 2019
Emory Conference Center Hotel, 1615 Clifton Rd
Atlanta, GA 30329 United States
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The Healthy Schools Academy is a collaborative Training of Trainers (ToT) hosted by the Alliance for a Healthier Generation, the National Association of School Nurses, SHAPE America, and Springboard to Active Schools, in partnership with CDC Healthy Schools. Join the Healthy Schools Academy partners for a 2.5 day ToT on February 13-15, 2019 at the Emory Conference Center in Atlanta, GA. All travel expenses for teams of three individuals from each of the 17 CDC-funded Healthy Schools Grantee states (including…

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December 2018

Integrating Classroom Physical Activity: Putting Strategies Into Action (State, District/School Level)

December 4, 2018 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm UTC+0

Classroom physical activity is an important part of a Comprehensive School Physical Activity Program (CSPAP), giving students opportunities for physical activity during the school day in addition to physical education and recess. This webinar provides an in-depth look at the new Strategies for Classroom Physical Activity in Schools and related practical resources, developed by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and Springboard to Active Schools, with input from public health and education experts nationally. These evidence-based resources are designed for…

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November 2018

Integrating Classroom Physical Activity: Putting Strategies Into Action (Public Health Institutes & National Organizations)

November 28, 2018 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm UTC+0

Classroom physical activity is an important part of a Comprehensive School Physical Activity Program (CSPAP), giving students opportunities for physical activity during the school day in addition to physical education and recess. This webinar provides an in-depth look at the new Strategies for Classroom Physical Activity in Schools and related practical resources, developed by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and Springboard to Active Schools, with input from public health and education experts nationally. These evidence-based resources are designed for…

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October 2018

Addressing Physical Activity in Youth: From Evidence to Practice

October 23, 2018 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm UTC+0

With close to 60 million students enrolled in grades K-12 nationally, schools are critical settings to promote physical education and physical activity (PE/PA). By creating environments that encourage students to be physically active and reach the nationally-recommended 60 minutes a day, schools can further contribute to the health and academic success of its students. Through this webinar, attendees will: - Learn about the Comprehensive School Physical Activity Program (CSPAP), a multi-component approach by which schools and school districts can help…

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September 2018

Addressing Physical Activity in Youth

September 4, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm EDT

With close to 60 million students enrolled in grades K-12 nationally, schools are critical settings to promote physical education and physical activity (PE/PA). By creating environments that encourage students to be physically active and reach the nationally-recommended 60 minutes a day, schools can further contribute to the health and academic success of its students. Through this webinar, attendees will: .indented { padding-left: 25pt; padding-right: 25pt; } - Learn about the Comprehensive School Physical Activity Program (CSPAP), a multi-component approach by which…

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