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Ophea Healthy Schools Conference 2013

Toronto, Ontario
October 17 & 18, 2013

Allstream Centre

Get up, get active, learn and share — Together we can ensure that Ontario school communities are a place where children and youth thrive!

Join us at the Ophea Healthy Schools Conference, an invaluable professional learning experience that will present essential information and new insights on ways to support the healthy active living of children and youth.

The conference provides elementary and secondary teachers, administrators, health and physical education consultants, public health professionals, and community leaders the chance to participate in:

  • Fun and interactive workshops that provide hands-on, practical experience
  • A Physical Education Safety Guidelines seminar
  • Networking opportunities with professionals and colleagues who share the same passion and commitment
  • Exhibitor Marketplace with the latest programs, equipment, ideas and resources

Network with colleagues who share the same passion and commitment:

  • Elementary and secondary teachers
  • Administrators
  • Health and physical education consultants
  • Public health professionals
  • Community leaders

October 17, 1:00– 4:00p.m.
Advanced Safety and Injury Prevention Seminar

  • A focused session that will build advanced knowledge of the Safety Guidelines.  
  • Particular attention to changes in relation to concussion prevention and management
  • Participate in discussions and have access to a panel of experts who will answer questions on implementation challenges, and provide current information on safe practices within the education, recreation and medical fields.  

October 18, 8:00 a.m. -3:30 p.m.
Workshop Sessions & Networking Events that include:

  • Fun and interactive workshops that provide hands-on, practical experience
  • Up-to-date information and strategies to address key topics such as mental health, substance use, bullying, injury prevention, healthy eating and TGfU.
  • Developing policy related to healthy schools and communities
  • Basic principles of how to teach, assess and evaluate health and physical education
  • Integrating inclusion principles within health and physical activities
  • Activity ideas and tools to use in early learning settings
  • Creative ways to develop and maintain health-related fitness
  • Exhibitor Marketplace with the latest programs, equipment and resources

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The early bird deadline is Friday, June 28th – don’t miss out! Space is limited so register now!