School Systems Interest Group

Staff Liaison: Anna Browar

The School Systems Interest Group is focused on the role of schools in childhood obesity prevention. Our goal is to serve as a forum to share expertise regarding best practices in creating healthy school environments. We focus on identifying and disseminating strategies to support schools in implementing policies and practices that promote healthy eating and physical activity.

The group welcomes school service providers, school staff and administrators, school health professionals, and other public health practitioners and researchers interested in school health and wellness.

Members will explore common issues in working with schools; share updates on new initiatives, related research and evaluation findings; and collaborate on common efforts, including professional development workshops offered through CLOCC’s Healthy Teacher Network.

Upcoming Events

March 15, 2017, 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

CLOCC 2017 Spring Quarterly Meeting

Join us for CLOCC’s Spring Quarterly Meeting on Wednesday, March 15, at Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago. The meeting will focus on Early Childhood Approaches to Obesity Prevention.

CLOCC Interest Groups will meet from Noon to 1:00 PM.

The main session, from 1:00 to 4:00 PM, will feature a keynote presentation by Ian Paul, MD, M.Sc., Director
of the Pediatric Clinical Research Office at Penn State Children’s Hospital and Professor of Pedatrics and Public Health at Pennsylvania State Universtiy Collge of Medicine. The Spring Quarterly Meeting will also feature regional panelists from Early Childhood-focused organizations and a breakout working session to connect our partners to local resources and proven strategies supporting Early Childhood work in Chicago.

A meeting agenda will be posted soon on this page.

Healthy snacks will be available.

Location: 225 East Chicago Ave, 11th Floor, Chicago, IL

Community event? Yes

Related interest group(s): Food and Beverage, Physical Activity, Early Childhood, Health Education, Research and Evaluation, Schools, Policy and Advocacy

For more information call 312-227-7100 or visit event web site.