Apr
13
Sat
Ohio Healthy Programs Training Session 1: Healthy Habits @ Cuyahoga County Parma Heights Library
Apr 13 @ 12:30 pm – 3:00 pm

Healthy Habits- ST# 10078219.   This session focuses on supporting teachers to build healthy habits in early learning environments.  This is Part 4.  You must attend all four parts to receive credit.

Part 1 – The importance of providing physical activity opportunities in child care settings will be stressed.

Part 2 – The role of how adults support children in feeding and eating will be discussed. Participants will learn basic nutrition and tips on how to encourage new foods in a healthy manner.

Part 3 – Participants will discuss what constitutes a healthy body weight for children. Ideas for healthy growing will be further explored through discussion of how healthy food can be grown in child care settings.

Part 4 – This last session of the Healthy Habits series focuses on strategies to encourage parent outreach.

Training is free, participants will receive 10 Ohio Approved Step Up hours upon completion of ALL FOUR classes in the session.


Target audience:

  • Early Care and Education Providers
  • Agencies and Organizations

Registration information:

To register click here.  

For more information, contact: Theresa Henderson at 216-201-2001 ext. 1552 or thenderson@ccbh.net

Website: www.earlyageshealthystages.org

Apr
18
Thu
Nationwide Children’s Hospital Early Childhood Wellness and Nutrition Symposium @ Nationwide Children's Hospital
Apr 18 all-day

The symposium will cover the following topics:

  • State of the art evidence on health conditions related to extremes of weight (under and overnutrition) among young children.
  • Management of health conditions related to extremes of weight (under and overnutrition) among young children within the context of multisector integration.
  • Opportunities for multi-sector networking and collarboration for attendees who work with young children and their families.
Apr
25
Thu
EAHS Communications and Advocacy Training @ Garfield Heights Branch of the Cuyahoga County Public Library
Apr 25 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

April 25, 2019

Join Early Ages Healthy Stages Coalition members at a Communications and Advocacy Training Workshop on April 25 from 2:00-4:00 PM. The workshop will help build your understanding and skills to advance policies that impact early childhood health and wellness and its intersection with quality early childhood education. Topics covered at the training will include advocacy versus lobbying, tips for engaging with policymakers, effective storytelling and making your voice heard.

We are pleased to have Lynanne Gutierrez, Policy Director and Legal Counsel at Groundwork, provide early childhood equity and advocacy training to help mobilize local early childhood stakeholders around shared state policy priorities to advance investments in early childhood education and health. It will include a statewide overview of disaggregated data in addition to practical advocacy training to help prepare coalition members for the May 8 Early Childhood State Advocacy Day in Columbus.

We look forward to forming an EAHS team to attend the May 8 advocacy day and will share the registration information as soon as it is released as it is expected to reach capacity.

 

Register here.

May
8
Wed
Groundwork Ohio Advocacy Day
May 8 all-day
May
10
Fri
Early Ages Healthy Stages Coalition Meeting @ Urban Squash Cleveland
May 10 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am

Monthly meeting of the Early Ages Healthy Stages Coalition

Target audience:

  •  Parents and Families
  •  Early Care and Education Providers
  •  Health Care Professionals
  •  Agencies and Organizations
  •  Community members

 

For more information, contact: Shayla L. Davis at 216-201-2001 ext. 1514 or info@earlyageshealthystages.org

Jun
14
Fri
Early Ages Healthy Stages Coalition Meeting @ East Cleveland Public Libary
Jun 14 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am

Monthly meeting of the Early Ages Healthy Stages Coalition

Target audience:

  •  Parents and Families
  •  Early Care and Education Providers
  •  Health Care Professionals
  •  Agencies and Organizations
  •  Community members

 

For more information, contact: Shayla L. Davis at 216-201-2001 ext. 1514 or info@earlyageshealthystages.org

Jul
12
Fri
Early Ages Healthy Stages Coalition Meeting @ East Professional Center
Jul 12 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am

Monthly meeting of the Early Ages Healthy Stages Coalition

Target audience:

  •  Parents and Families
  •  Early Care and Education Providers
  •  Health Care Professionals
  •  Agencies and Organizations
  •  Community members

 

For more information, contact: Shayla L. Davis at 216-201-2001 ext. 1514 or info@earlyageshealthystages.org

Jul
18
Thu
The Potential Role of Nutrition in the First 2 Years of Life in the Prevention of Child Overweight and Obesity: A Webinar
Jul 18 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm

The Roundtable on Obesity Solutions is hosting a 75-minute webinar that will explore the role of infant and early childhood nutrition (birth to <2 years of age) related to healthy growth and the prevention of overweight and obesity later in childhood. Presentations will feature the current prevalence and trends of high weight-for-length in infants and young children, the state of the science on nutrition-related modifiable risk factors, and obesity prevention interventions that address healthy growth, with a special emphasis on reducing disparities in populations with above-average obesity risk.

Join us on Thursday, July 18 at 12:00 PM EDT for this free 75-minute event to hear from our guest speakers:

  • Kathryn Dewey, University of California, Davis
  • Cynthia Ogden, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
  • Bill Dietz, The George Washington University
  • Elsie Taveras, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health
Jul
24
Wed
Nutrition Resource Market @ CornUcopia Place
Jul 24 @ 4:30 pm – 6:30 pm

Nutrition Resources Market

Enjoy our one-stop shop experience of available nutrition related resources for early childhood providers.  Leave with turn key solutions and takeaway resources for your programs and families.  

Our child nutrition partners that will be in attendance include:

  • Cleveland Food Bank- program info
  • Pisanick Partners, LLC – culinary food demo/program information
  • Perfectly Imperfect Produce- provision of produce/program info

 

 

Aug
9
Fri
Be My Neighbor Day @ Cleveland Public Library
Aug 9 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm

Be My Neighbor Day

This family-friendly event is all about being a caring neighbor and supporting families in Northeast Ohio. There is no cost to attend, but advance registration is required.  Free trolley rides will be available as transportation to the event from five Cleveland Public Library branches. Guests can reserve a ride when they register to attend.

The event will include entertaining and educational activities for parents and children ages 3-8. Free parent resources from community organizations, free books, free refreshments and neighborhood trolley rides will be provided. Plus, guests will have the opportunity to enter a raffle for a chance to win prizes.

Advanced registration is required.