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Thursday, February 22 • 14:30 - 16:00
Teacher Tales: The Battle to Build a Healthy School

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Tried and true approaches to embedding wellness within a school culture and resources to keep moving forward from local teacher health champions. Are you the lone health crusader in your school? Part of a covert wellness alliance – resisting the unhealthy food choices, inactivity insurgents and smart phone zombies in your hallways? Whether you are just starting the epic journey of creating a healthy school environment or are a battle-tested health champion looking for new ways to “keep the flame alive”, this session is for you. Come trade ideas with like-minded teachers dedicated to fighting the good fight toward healthier school communities. Hear from local teacher health champions on their current road to wellness. Leave with a renewed sense of hope and tactical strategies to support your mission nutrition, movement militia or war for mental wellness. You are not alone.


Norah Fines

Craig Findlay is a social studies teacher at Winston Churchill High School in Lethbridge. Billy Baum is a social studies teacher at Chinook High School in Lethbridge.

Lyndsey Spring

Lyndsey, Norah and Stephanie are Health Promotion Coordinators with Alberta Health Services – Healthy Children and Youth Team. Every day they “fight the good fight” to support school jurisdictions to build healthy schools. Together, they have over 30 years of experience in health... Read More →

Thursday February 22, 2018 14:30 - 16:00 MST
L 1168 University Library, University of Lethbridge, 4401 University Drive, Lethbridge, Alberta T1K 3M4