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During the SY 2017-18, the Santa Barbara County School Wellness Council will host the 4th Annual School Wellness Summit, and 3 additional extension trainings for professional development. We are encouraging a diverse group of stakeholders from districts, with preference given to school wellness committee members, to form teams to attend.


Events

4th Annual School Wellness Summit

​When: October 18, 2017 from 8:30 AM to 3:30 PM (PDT)
Where: Santa Ynez Valley Marriott, Santa Ynez, CA
Fee: $100.00

SWS is an opportunity to share ideas with other leaders who are improving pupil outcomes by transforming schools into centers of health and wellness. Summit highlights include:

  • Creating a culture and climate that fosters student, campus and workplace wellness
  • Networking opportunities with representatives from other school districts and community agencies and organizations
  • Sharing innovative practices that support Orfalea’s School Food Initiative work
  • Preparing partners to engage in a support network to sustain schools as centers of health and wellness
  • A delicious lunch

Nutrition and Students’ Academic Performance

Evidence shows that the health of students is linked to their academic achievement
​When: Tuesday, February 6, 2018 from 8:30 AM to 2:00 PM (PDT)
Where: Santa Ynez Valley Marriott, Santa Ynez, CA
Fee: $50.00


Energizers for the School Day to Support Student Achievement

Brief classroom physical activity breaks (i.e., 5-10 minutes) are associated with improved cognitive performance (e.g., attention, concentration), classroom behavior (e.g., on-task behavior), and educational outcomes (e.g., standardized test scores, reading, literacy scores, math fluency scores) among students.
​When: March 20, 2018 8:30 AM to 2:00 PM (PDT)
Where: Santa Ynez Valley Marriott, Santa Ynez, CA
Fee: $50.00


Nutrition Education Curriculum Resources

Professional development and technical assistance to school districts and schools on healthy school nutrition environments and a comprehensive approach to nutrition education using Harvest of the Month and the Rethink Your Drink campaign.
​When: April 12, 2018 8:30 AM to 2:30 PM (PDT)
Where: Santa Ynez Valley Marriott, Santa Ynez, CA
Fee: $50.00