Inspiring, Connecting and Celebrating Healthy School Communities

January 29 - 31, 2015

Delta Lodge at Kananaskis

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Watch videos of our keynote speakers below.

Shay Esposito

Dr. Amanda Stanec

Dr. Marvin Washington

Joyce Sunada


Looking for a document or PowerPoint presentation referenced in a Shaping the Future session? If we've received it from the presenter, it's available below.



Building Partnerships between School and Community

Healthy Relationships in School Communities (presented in partnership with the Wellness Fund)
Concurrent Session 1

Return on Investments in Innovative Interventions That Promote Healthy Eating and Active Living Among Children, Genevieve Montemurro

Concurrent Session 2

Physical Literacy Educator in Residence Pilot Project, Lindsay Wright


Healthy Environments for Learning and Playing

Concurrent Session 3

Building Healthier Communities from the Ground Up: Lessons learned from Communities ChooseWell, Lisa McLaughlin

Scaling Up The Student Orientation to School Questionnaire in Rocky View Schools: What we are learning about student effect at the school and system levels, Dr. John Burger

Creating Space for School Employee and Workplace Wellness, Shandy Reed



Concurrent Session 4

Don't Walk in the Hallway - Researching the effects of deliberately designed hallway patterns on levels of daily physical activity, Chris Fenlon-MacDonald

The Hype Behind Sports Specialization, Robin Tharle-Oluk
Writing the APPLE Schools Story: Lessons learned in APPLE Schools, Jenn Flynn
Concurrent Session 5

Be a Nutrition Champion! Fuel Athletes for Success Sport Nutrition for Youth: A handbook for coaches, Pamela Boyson

Moving Forward with Wellness in Wild Rose School Division, Darlene Ferris

Ready, Set, Run! Hear About the Benefits and Start Your Own AMA Youth Run Club!, Hayley Degaust

Concurrent Session 6

A Naturalized Playspace: Planning beyond traditional ideas, Stacie Pederson

Way to Be! Living Respectfully, Jillian Wyne and Lisa Nowlin-Clayton
Shaping the Future at the Boys and Girls Club in St. Paul, Sylvie Proteau
Eat. Move. Sleep., Allison Swelin

This conference brings together leaders from the health, education and active living sectors who have a vested interest in supporting healthy school communities.



 For inquiries related to the conference please contact:
Hayley Degaust
by phone: 780.454.4745 Or by email:

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