The Combating Childhood Obesity Summit explores the latest thinking and research about how medicine and the wider community can best address childhood obesity. This daylong forum will bring together medical experts, researchers, hospital leaders, pediatricians, community health advocates and other stakeholders from around the country for a series of high-level conversations exploring best practices and […]
September 24-26, 2018 Williamsburg, Virginia Hear ideas from experts and researchers in the human care licensing field that lead to a better future for vulnerable populations. Listen to lectures and discussions on a broad range of regulatory topics important to all licensing disciplines and positions. Access networking opportunities, brainstorming activities, and discuss common challenges and […]
The theme for the 2018 Society for Nutrition Education and Behavior (SNEB) 51st Annual Conference is Optimizing Impact: Supporting Food Systems with Nutrition Education. An estimated 25 CEUs will be available from the American Association of Family and Consumer Sciences, Commission on Dietetic Registration, National Commission for Health Education Credentialing, Inc., and the School Nutrition […]
July 16-18, 2018 San Diego, California Join the 2018 QRIS National Meeting from July 16-18 in San Diego, California. Meet peers from across the country, share what you are doing, hear the latest research, and learn about effective practices, innovations and big ideas in the development, implementation and revision of quality rating and improvement systems […]
The National Smart Start Conference is the nation’s largest conference devoted to early education systems and strategies. The conference provides advanced professional development for early education leaders committed to improving the quality of and access to early childhood services for all children ages birth to five. It is intended for professionals who support families, for […]
The Young Child Expo and Conference is a unique forum that brings together all early childhood professionals such as teachers, psychologists, social workers, pediatricians, nurses, and academics to learn about the latest information, products, services, and resources for early childhood development. You will: Learn effective interventions for young children from a wide range of experts. […]
Utah Department of Health formed a program called Targeting Obesity in Preschools and Child Care Settings (TOP Star). This program is an ECE professional development training and technical assistance program designed to help child care providers improve their nutrition and physical activity environments.
Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) has focused extensively on a train-the-trainer approach to assist ECE providers. State health department staff discovered that ECE provider trainings alone were not enough to help ECE providers apply the concepts they were taught.