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1. School Fundraising: Undermining or Protecting Child Health

Location: B.O.C.E.S. Building 10 (West Nyack, NY)

Dates: 11/15/2017


Understand the Smart Snacks in School Guidelines and how to communicate them to your school community for maximum support and compliance

New Norms for Healthy Schools Training Series will provide information and technical support for wellness coordinators/committee, administrators, teachers and parents on how to sustain nutrition and physical activity practices in schools that align with wellness policies and Smart Snacks in School Guidelines. Training dates: Oct 18, Nov 15, Dec. 13, Jan 24, Feb 7, March 14, and Apr. 25

For program information contact: Carrie Steindorff, SteindoC@co.rockland.ny.us

This training is a professional learning program of the Rockland County School Health and Wellness Coalition.

2. Healthy Schools Mentoring Training - November

Location: B.O.C.E.S. Building 10 (West Nyack, NY)

Dates: 11/15/2017


November Mentoring Topic: Following Smart School Snacks in School Guidelines for all foods/beverages sold in school

For more information contact: Carrie Steindorff, SteindoC@co.rockland.ny.us

Mentoring trainings are offered monthly on Oct 18, Nov 15, Dec. 13, Jan 24, Feb 7, March 14, and Apr. 25

This training is a professional learning program of the Rockland County School Health and Wellness Coalition.

3. Youth Mental Health First Aid

Location: B.O.C.E.S. Building 10 (West Nyack, NY)

Dates: 12/5/2017 to 12/6/2017

Youth Mental Health First Aid is designed to give adults some key skills to help a youth or teen who may be developing a mental health problem or experiencing a mental health crisis. 8 hr CTLE approved training - CTLE Certificates provided by Isabel Burk, The Health Network. Participants must attend 2-4 hour sessions. Two prong registration: Once participants have registered on MyLearningPlan, RTC will provide a link to a Wellcore registration form, which must be complete to confirm registration. Grant funded through Wellcore, Vicki Shaw, Executive Director. Snow date: 12/7/17 4:30-8:30PM

4. Simple Skills for Getting Grants: Demystifying the Process

Location: B.O.C.E.S. Building 10 (West Nyack, NY)

Dates: 12/13/2017

Learn to write winning grant proposals and be the first to know about the Spring 2018 Action for Healthy Kids grants. Snow date: Dec 15.
New Norms for Healthy Schools Training Series will provide information and technical support for wellness coordinators/committee, administrators, teachers and parents on how to sustain nutrition and physical activity practices in schools that align with wellness policies and Smart Snacks in School Guidelines. Training dates: Oct 18, Nov 15, Dec. 13, Jan 24, Feb 7, March 14, and Apr. 25

For program information contact: Carrie Steindorff, SteindoC@co.rockland.ny.us

This training is a professional learning program of the Rockland County School Health and Wellness Coalition.

5. Healthy Schools Mentoring Training - December

Location: B.O.C.E.S. Building 10 (West Nyack, NY)

Dates: 12/13/2017


December Mentoring Topic: Preparing a grant proposal for the programs and materials your school needs. Snow date: Dec 15

For more information contact: Carrie Steindorff, SteindoC@co.rockland.ny.us

Mentoring trainings are offered monthly on Oct 18, Nov 15, Dec. 13, Jan 24, Feb 7, March 14, and Apr. 25

This training is a professional learning program of the Rockland County School Health and Wellness Coalition.

6. Nourishing Productivity, Positivity and Performance with Physical Activity

Location: B.O.C.E.S. Building 10 (West Nyack, NY)

Dates: 1/24/2018

Explore the many ways physical activity can be used in the school day to boost energy and learning behaviors such as through gentle stretch breaks, vigorous exercise, yoga, and content-related games. Identify barriers and solutions to your use of physical activity as a teaching tool. (Snow date: January 26) New Norms for Healthy Schools Training Series will provide information and technical support for wellness coordinators/committee members, administrators, teachers and parents on how to sustain nutrition and physical activity practices in schools that align with wellness policies and Smart Snacks in School Guidelines. Training dates: Jan 24, Feb 7, March 14, and Apr. 25. Register separately.

7. Healthy Schools Mentoring Training - January

Location: B.O.C.E.S. Building 10 (West Nyack, NY)

Dates: 1/24/2018

January Mentoring Topic: Learn ways to make your school more physically active for students and staff (Snow date: January 26) Creating a healthy school is the work of many guided by an effective leader. This free mentoring session is for school wellness leaders looking for guidance, technical assistance, feedback and problem solving to be effective in their leadership roles. The training will be led by knowledgeable school health professionals who will respond to individual and group needs to:




• Build a sustainable wellness team




• Choose a framework that suits your school




• Complete an assessment




• Work on an action plan.




• Access resources, grants, materials For more information contact: Carrie Steindorff, SteindoC@co.rockland.ny.us Mentoring trainings are offered monthly on Jan 24, Feb 7, March 14, and Apr. 25. Register separately This training is a professional learning program of the Rockland County School Health and Wellness Coalition.

8. Activate, Calm or Focus the Mind: Choosing the Right Classroom Brain Breaks

Location: B.O.C.E.S. Building 10 (West Nyack, NY)

Dates: 2/7/2018

Build confidence in finding the right physical activity for your students from a variety of options. Learn how to pair your students’ need for movement with the most effective activity to enhance learning. (Snow date: February 9, 2018) New Norms for Healthy Schools Training Series will provide information and technical support for wellness coordinators/committee members, administrators, teachers and parents on how to sustain nutrition and physical activity practices in schools that align with wellness policies and Smart Snacks in School Guidelines. Training dates: Jan 24, Feb 7, March 14, and Apr. 25. Register seperately For program information contact: Carrie Steindorff, SteindoC@co.rockland.ny.us This training is a professional learning program of the Rockland County School Health and Wellness Coalition.

9. Healthy Schools Mentoring Training - February

Location: B.O.C.E.S. Building 10 (West Nyack, NY)

Dates: 2/7/2018

February Mentoring Topic: Learn how to coordinate March Forward (Rockland County’s school-based physical activity awareness day) in your school and promote physical activity in the classroom. Creating a healthy school is the work of many guided by an effective leader. This free mentoring session is for school wellness leaders looking for guidance, technical assistance, feedback and problem solving to be effective in their leadership roles. The training will be led by knowledgeable school health professionals who will respond to individual and group needs to:



• Build a sustainable wellness team



• Choose a framework that suits your school



• Complete an assessment



• Work on an action plan.



• Access resources, grants, materials For more information contact: Carrie Steindorff, SteindoC@co.rockland.ny.us Mentoring trainings are offered monthly on Jan 24, Feb 7, March 14, and Apr. 25 - Register separately This training is a professional learning program of the Rockland County School Health and Wellness Coalition.

10. Change the Norm: Truly Celebrate When Food is Not the Focus

Location: B.O.C.E.S. Building 10 (West Nyack, NY)

Dates: 3/14/2018

Explore new ideas for celebrating holidays and birthdays in school without food with food using Smart Snacks in School Standards.. (Snow date: March 16, 2018) New Norms for Healthy Schools Training Series will provide information and technical support for wellness coordinators/committee members, administrators, teachers and parents on how to sustain nutrition and physical activity practices in schools that align with wellness policies and Smart Snacks in School Guidelines. Training dates: Jan 24, Feb 7, March 14, and Apr. 25. Register seperately For program information contact: Carrie Steindorff, SteindoC@co.rockland.ny.us This training is a professional learning program of the Rockland County School Health and Wellness Coalition.

11. Healthy Schools Mentoring Training - March

Location: B.O.C.E.S. Building 10 (West Nyack, NY)

Dates: 3/14/2018

March Mentoring Topic: Become familiar with tools that evaluate healthy school successes, provide resources and guide you to next steps in becoming a healthier school. (Snow date: March 16, 2018) Creating a healthy school is the work of many guided by an effective leader. This free mentoring session is for school wellness leaders looking for guidance, technical assistance, feedback and problem solving to be effective in their leadership roles. The training will be led by knowledgeable school health professionals who will respond to individual and group needs to:



• Build a sustainable wellness team



• Choose a framework that suits your school



• Complete an assessment



• Work on an action plan.



• Access resources, grants, materials For more information contact: Carrie Steindorff, SteindoC@co.rockland.ny.us Mentoring trainings are offered monthly on Jan 24, Feb 7, March 14, and Apr. 25. Register seperately This training is a professional learning program of the Rockland County School Health and Wellness Coalition.

12. Nourishing Motivation with Non-Food Rewards and Incentives

Location: B.O.C.E.S. Building 10 (West Nyack, NY)

Dates: 4/25/2018

Learn successful evidence-based strategies for providing students with rewards and recognition without using food. New Norms for Healthy Schools Training Series will provide information and technical support for wellness coordinators/committee members, administrators, teachers and parents on how to sustain nutrition and physical activity practices in schools that align with wellness policies and Smart Snacks in School Guidelines. Training dates: Jan 24, Feb 7, March 14, and Apr. 25. Register seperately For program information contact: Carrie Steindorff, SteindoC@co.rockland.ny.us This training is a professional learning program of the Rockland County School Health and Wellness Coalition.

13. Healthy Schools Mentoring Training - April

Location: B.O.C.E.S. Building 10 (West Nyack, NY)

Dates: 4/25/2018

April Mentoring Topic: Celebrating success and sustaining momentum of your school health programming. Learn about resources and guidelines to assist in your healthy schools plan. Creating a healthy school is the work of many guided by an effective leader. This free mentoring session is for school wellness leaders looking for guidance, technical assistance, feedback and problem solving to be effective in their leadership roles. The training will be led by knowledgeable school health professionals who will respond to individual and group needs to:


• Build a sustainable wellness team


• Choose a framework that suits your school


• Complete an assessment


• Work on an action plan.


• Access resources, grants, materials For more information contact: Carrie Steindorff, SteindoC@co.rockland.ny.us Mentoring trainings are offered monthly on Jan 24, Feb 7, March 14, and Apr. 25. Register seperately This training is a professional learning program of the Rockland County School Health and Wellness Coalition.