ADE Director's Communication Memo Form

Memo Number : LS-08-032

Date Created : 09/18/2007


Co-op Directors
Secondary Principals
Elementary Principals

Type of Memo: Informational
Response Required: Optional
Section:   Learning Services - Dr. Diana Julian, Assistant Commissioner
Winning Against Childhood Obesity Conference

Regulatory Authority:

Contact Person:
Rebekah Craig

Phone Number:


The Fay W. Boozman College of Public Health at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) will host the 3rd Annual Conference: “Winning Against Childhood Obesity: Implementing School-based Environmental and Policy Changes to Reduce Childhood Obesity” on October 1, 2007. The conference will take place at the Arkansas 4-H Center in Ferndale, Arkansas, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

School administrators, nurses, food service managers, PE/PA teachers/coaches, wellness committee members, parents, and agency representatives are encouraged to attend.

The conference will provide an overview of Arkansas pioneer efforts to reduce childhood obesity. Dynamic speakers will highlight national and state initiatives to improve child health. Participants will attend professional development workshops focusing on strengthening school wellness policies and programs.

To take part in this exciting event, please click on the appropriate link below to download a registration form. Please mail the form with a check payable to UAMS. Payment may be made only by check.

Applications for continuing education and professional development credit hours have been submitted to the Arkansas Nurses Association and the Arkansas Department of Education. Please call Rebekah Craig at 501-680-1562 for more information about contact hours or for other questions about the conference.


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