Registration Open for 88th Annual School Health Conference, October 9-11

August 20, 2014   |  Tags: Blog   |  Tags: Conference

The Oregon School-Based Health Alliance (OSBHA) is partnering with the American School Health Association (ASHA), a national multidisciplinary association dedicated to improving the health of PreK-12 students, to support their 88th annual school health conference, Building Bridges from Vision to Action: Supporting School Health, which is being held at the Hilton Portland & Executive Tower in Portland, OR on October 9-11, 2014

The partnership is designed to link ASHA’s national network of school health professionals with Oregon's school-based health sector resulting in a conference that will feature national presenters and researchers as well as professionals serving Oregon's school-based health community.

The Friday, October 10, keynote session will feature Mark Pinder and Michael Ralls of Oregon’s Milwaukie High School - ASCD’s 2013 Vision in Action Award winner - with a presentation called “Building Bridges from Vision to Action: The Milwaukie High Way.”

The closing keynote on Saturday, October 11, will feature Dr. Lloyd Kolbe, professor emeritus at Indiana University, former director of CDC DASH, and co-developer of the original coordinated school health model, discussing “The Future of School Health.” 

Some of the scheduled conference presentations include:

  • Effective School-Based Partnerships for Mental Health Promotion and Intervention
  • Don't Stop Believin'!: A Journey Towards Coordinated School Health Implementation Implementing Evidence-Based Prevention Programs in Schools
  • School Nurses and Care Coordination for Children with Complex Needs
  • Evidence-Based Teen Pregnancy Prevention Curricula: Inclusion of National Health Education Standards
  • Transforming Health Care Coordination: A Student Health Collaboration
  • A Coordinated School Health Assessment Tool and Awards Program Based on Best Practices
  • Managing Chronic Health Conditions in School Settings


To access a full schedule of presentations, and to register for the conference, visit the OSBHA website>>>