Strategies for Active Schools

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Introduction of Lead Staff. Ken Wagner DPI Education [email protected] Hisgen DPI Education [email protected] 2. Additional Staff . Jon Morgan Department of Health Services; Physical Activity Coordinator608-266-9781John Bow

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1. Strategies for Active Schools Congratulations and Welcome 1

2. Introduction of Lead Staff Ken Wagner DPI Education Consultant 608-266-5181 [email protected] Jon Hisgen DPI Education Consultant 608-267-9234 [email protected] 2

3. Additional Staff Jon Morgan Department of Health Services; Physical Activity Coordinator 608-266-9781 John Bowser UW Population Health Institute; Research Specialist 608-236-9317 Brian Weaver DPI Education Consultant 608-266-7920 3

4. Initial Information There were 36 applications for funding. 21 projects received funding representing 35 schools in 19 different districts. Goal of the project was to increase options and opportunities for physical activity in schools to allow students to get 60 minutes of physical activity daily. ARRA funds were awarded to the Department Health Services. DPI is serving as a Primary Partner, and must follow ARRA reporting requirements. 4

5. Grant Expectations Implementation of your work plan and the activities you have selected, including any modifications after completing the self-assessment checklist. Evaluation and data collection. Work with Technical Assistance Coordinators. These coordinators will be available to provide insight to the 17 activities. Work with local physical activity coalitions (where a coalition is present & is a logical partner) 5

6. Implementation of the Strategies You were required to pick three activities Many schools choose more You may want to adjust your strategies after you do the assessment checklist and receive more information about the strategies? We will be periodically asking for progress reports or pitfalls you are experiencing Technical Assistance will be available if requested 6 This is the basis of the grant. This is the basis of the grant.

7. Timeline of Events Schools complete a self assessment by the end of this school year (June 2010) Complete FitnessGram (Pacer) in fall of 2010 Complete FitnessGram (Pacer) in spring of 2011. Ongoing assessment of student activities. 7

8. Professional Development Best Practices July 27/28/29 The 27th will be dedicated to an introduction of the grant, financial reporting, and assessment expectations. Fees have been paid for you to attend the entire Best Practices Workshop. However will need to register online. Your access code which indicates the fees have been paid is: ACTSCH10 Registration online at: www.uwsp.edu/conted/conferences Room reservations should be made at: Ramada Inn 715-341-1340. Mention the UW Extension to ensure the symposium rate. We will reimburse you for rooms on the 27th and 28th. 8 We have budgeted for two attendee to all three days. You will need to keep records as to mileage and evening meals and submit a PI-1185 form for your reimbursement of expenses. Copies of your motel bill will need to be submitted along with the PI-1185. I sent directions on how to register along with the url in an email. We will reimburse you for rooms on the 27th and 28th.We have budgeted for two attendee to all three days. You will need to keep records as to mileage and evening meals and submit a PI-1185 form for your reimbursement of expenses. Copies of your motel bill will need to be submitted along with the PI-1185. I sent directions on how to register along with the url in an email. We will reimburse you for rooms on the 27th and 28th.

9. Professional Development FitnessGram is the assessment tool that will be used to assess student fitness. FitnessGram Training, if your school has had no training in the Fitnessgram, you need to have a representative attend the FitnessGram workshop on the 27th in Stevens Point. This is in addition to the staff member attending the orientation information on grant implementation. 9 This is why we budgeted for two attendees.This is why we budgeted for two attendees.

10. Additional Professional Development Opportunities After School Programming Ė Spark, Play 60 Safe Routes to School Topics, programs or strategies identified by grantees, will be the subject of future trainings, or guided technical assistance provided by Technical Assistance Coordinators. (TAC) 10

11. School / Coalition Partners 11

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