Online Program

Striving for 60: Chicago Public Schools' strategies to incorporate 60 minutes of physical activity throughout the school day

Monday, November 2, 2015 : 8:50 a.m. - 9:10 a.m.

Jamie Tully, MPH, MS, Office of Student Health and Wellness, Chicago Public Schools, Chicago, IL
Abby Rose, MSEd, MA, Office of Student Health and Wellness, Chicago Public Schools, Chicago, IL
Chicago Public Schools promotes daily physical activity to all 400,000 students by providing resources and technical assistance to implement daily physical education, recess and physical activity throughout the day. Daily physical activity is implemented through a variety of strategies, including passage of policies, provision of technical assistance, professional development, proof of concept pilots and partnerships. Chicago Public Schools will present strategies and coordinating data.

Learning Areas:

Public health or related public policy

Learning Objectives:
Describe strategies for integrating daily physical activity throughout the school day.

Presenting author's disclosure statement:

Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I was the founding PE teacher and Director of Health and Wellness at Namaste Charter School, a national model of urban school wellness. I am currently the Physical Activity Specialist for the Chicago Public Schools Office of Student Health and Wellness where I oversee all programming related to Comprehensive School Physical Activity. In addition, I am a national Physical Activity Leader trainer for Let's Move Active Schools via SHAPE America.
Any relevant financial relationships? No

I agree to comply with the American Public Health Association Conflict of Interest and Commercial Support Guidelines, and to disclose to the participants any off-label or experimental uses of a commercial product or service discussed in my presentation.