PTAs and School Nurses Transformative Partnerships for Improving Student Wellness . Byron V. Garrett Chief Executive Officer National PTA. School Nurses Powerful partners in helping students get ready to learn.
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Transformative Partnerships for Improving Student Wellness
Byron V. Garrett
Chief Executive Officer
Powerful partners in helping students get ready to learn
Being a man or woman is a matter of birth; being a man or woman who makes a difference, is a matter of choice!
Advancing health, nutrition and wellness for all children
“Never doubt that a group of committed citizens can change the world, indeed it's the only thing that ever has!”
Percentage increase in kids aged
6-to-11 considered obese
Percentage increase in students under 18 with hypertension
Percentage of students at an Austin, Texas middle school failing a cardiovascular fitness exam
S. 3307 and H.R. 5504 will help improve child nutrition, alleviate hunger and obesity.
Let’sFight Flu Together
Flu vaccination clinics at more than 944 schools in two years
Students served by PTA Healthy Lifestyles grants last year
Frederick Douglas Elementary PTSA
Worked with school nurse on PTA Healthy Lifestyles activities that reached more than 300 students, parents and community members.
Fighting child obesity by promoting healthier foods for fundraisers and tapping parents for ideas to combat child obesity.
Gives six Family Fitness grants to local PTA units to spur healthier lifestyles.
Annually recognizes the powerful work of outstanding school nurses.
No child should be condemned from the cradle to a life of sickness and poverty because we have forgotten what really matters.