One-time professional development sessions on a variety of pre-determined topics, or customizable to suit your school's unique needs.
EAS In Residence
Providing your school with direct access to a Health and Wellness Consultant to help you achieve your unique goals.
PE Lesson Plans
Physical education lesson plans created by teachers, for teachers, in a convenient recipe card format. Available for grades K-12.
A podcast designed to help you power up your practice with discussions around health & wellness in school.
Shaping the Future 2022
Our annual Shaping the Future conference is set to start off 2022 with a bang!
With both virtual and in-person options, there's something to suit every person looking to further their knowledge on Comprehensive School Health. Whether you're new to the topic or a seasoned expert, you'll walk away from Shaping the Future with new knowledge, new connections and a renewed energy.
Oh, and did we mention it's held in the beautiful Lake Louise, Alberta?
Latest Blog Posts
Acknowledging the Past that Ensured Our Future Written by Apsipistoo (Evans Yellow Old Woman) Oki Niksokowa, nistoo’unohk Apsipistoo, nitohmto’to Siksikawa. Hello my friends, my name is Apsipistoo, which is my Siksika name. It was gifted to me by my late great grandmother Koomakii, who hailed from the Blood Tribe. My name means White Owl. My…Read More
Written by Sandra Lamouche June is National Indigenous History Month, and June 21 of this year marks the 25th year of celebrating Indigenous Peoples Day in Canada. With over 300 First Nations, Metis and Inuit nations we have a lot to celebrate! As an award winning educator and a champion women’s hoop dancer, this is…Read More
The homestretch is near as many of us are just weeks away from the end of the 2020/2021 school year. We are sending this note to remind everyone of the importance of well-being and also a heartfelt thank you for your extraordinary efforts in being the strength of our school communities. Research over the past…Read More
By the student team behind Joy4All It’s important to celebrate all things big and small as we move into another spring focussed on virtual learning and caring for the well-being of our families, friends, and communities. Here at Ever Active Schools, we recently celebrated the very first birthday of The Joy4All Project: a phone hotline…Read More
Written by Shonna Lamb, E-RYT 200, RYT 500, YACEP With vast access to unlimited content, it can be overwhelming to know where to start when you want to develop a deeper understanding and relationship with meditation and mindfulness practices. Ever Active Schools and I have partnered together to create videos to help you dip your…Read More
Submitted by Karena Munroe, Calgary Board of Education Special thank you to co-authors Cindy Thomson and her grade 7 classes In my School District, students and teachers have sent a resounding message through an internal survey about the importance of prioritizing school wellness responses as critical work in our school development planning. I set out…Read More
Beginning in September 2020, Ever Active Schools began to question our practice of territory land acknowledgements. The tipping point for some staff could be expressed in the words of Kay Ho: “Oftentimes, when non-Indigenous organizers make a territory acknowledgement, it is done hastily, and then discarded.” (2014, An Introduction to Settler Colonialism: Part Three) This…Read More
Written by Megan Weiler, Krista Trim and Kayli McClelland The days are getting longer, the sun is shining warmer, and the people are coming out to play. It’s spring time, and we’re going to enjoy every minute of it. The easiest way to take advantage of the changing weather is to get out there and…Read More
It’s no secret that physical activity boosts brain health: just read the 2018 ParticpACTION Report Card on Physical Activity for Children and Youth! While we all know that movement can help our children and youth learn better, oftentimes we find it hard to prioritize physical activity. Teachers might have curricular outcomes to focus on, out-of-school…Read More
Written by Kayli McClelland, Creative Media Specialist, Ever Active Schools If you’re like me – you live close to many of your loved ones and you enjoy being active – Family Day is really nice. It’s a Monday off in the middle of February. The cold of Alberta’s winter has started to set in.…Read More
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Government of Alberta
2020 Minister's Seniors Service Award
The Minister’s Seniors Service Awards recognize individuals and organizations who support seniors in Alberta, lead the way for improved services for seniors, and contribute to strong Alberta communities.
Government of Alberta
2020 Inspiration Award: Innovation
The Inspiration Awards allows the government to honour outstanding Albertans who are making a difference in their communities. Their efforts build awareness, contribute to violence prevention and advance healthy relationships for all Albertans.
Calgary Board of Education
Nov. 2019 Lighthouse Award
The Calgary Board of Education (CBE) Lighthouse Awards recognize organizations that have partnered with the CBE for contributions to its students, schools and programs.
Alberta School Boards Association
2018 Friends of Education Award
The award recognizes organizations in the community who have made a special contribution to education. EAS was nominated by Northland School Division.
Canadian Tire Jumpstart Charity
2017 Community Partner of the Year
The Community Partner Award recognizes extraordinary contributions from Jumpstart’s Community Partners - individuals who promoted the partnership within the community, disbursed budget dollars and worked collaboratively with the Canadian Tire Family of Companies.