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Sunday, November 10
 

1:00pm MST

Let's Have Fun In Health Class
Interactive skills-based health education is a crucial part of any fun and effective health class. This session will provide participants with lessons and activities that will facilitate them to effectively create an energized health class appropriate for all students. Special attention will be paid to assessments, differentiated lessons and literacy strategies. These student-approved lessons and activities will breathe new life into any health class.

Speakers
ML

Melanie Lynch

Goodheart Willcox


Sunday November 10, 2019 1:00pm - 2:45pm MST
Classroom 1
  Classroom
 
Monday, November 11
 

7:30am MST

Dying to be Thin
As an educator of high school students for twenty four years, Melanie has seen the devastating effects that poor body image and eating disorders can have on a student’s academic success, social life, physical health and overall mental health
This presentation will share information on how the media is perpetuating eating issues and body dissatisfaction among our youth and how we as a community can help our youth maintain a healthy body image in a looks-obsessed society. Skills-based lesson ideas will be included.

Speakers
ML

Melanie Lynch

Goodheart Willcox


Monday November 11, 2019 7:30am - 8:20am MST
Classroom 1

8:30am MST

N.E.A.R. (Neuroscience, Epigenetics, Adverse Childhood Experiences and Resilience
This N.E.A.R. presentation discusses the impact of chronic toxic stress on brain development, physical health and behavior. We will review the neuroscience, share research data related to the groundbreaking ACE study, and discuss how we can create resilience in our students by viewing movement as a healing modality. This session will focus on the neuroscience and data.

Speakers
WG

Wendy Gaunter

BB Coaching and Consulting


Monday November 11, 2019 8:30am - 9:20am MST
Classroom 2

9:30am MST

Defining Purpose
This presentation explores the importance of our beliefs and core values in defining and protecting our personal “WHY” (purpose). Conference participants will hear first hand accounts of how student actions and teaching experiences can force us to question our beliefs and examine our purpose. Further, we’ll discuss why this process is critical if we are to maintain a sense of purpose throughout the span of a teaching career.

Speakers

Monday November 11, 2019 9:30am - 10:20am MST
Aux Gym

10:30am MST

N.E.A.R. (Neuroscience, Epigenetics, Adverse Childhood Experiences and Resilience) How to Implement in Health and PE.
This N.E.A.R. presentation discusses the impact of chronic toxic stress on brain development, physical health and behavior. We will review the neuroscience, share research data related to the groundbreaking ACE study, and discuss how we can create resilience in our students by viewing movement as a healing modality. This session will focus on trauma informed processes and ideas for implementation and how to implement in Health and PE.

Speakers
WG

Wendy Gaunter

BB Coaching and Consulting


Monday November 11, 2019 10:30am - 11:20am MST
Classroom 2

10:30am MST

Teaching the 21st Century Stressed Learner with Skills Based Lessons
Learners are more stressed and suffering from mental health issues at greater rates than ever before. The sad truth is, so are the educators who teach them. Using her teaching and counseling degrees and her 24 years of classroom experience, Melanie has created effective skills-based lessons that will help engage students and provide the skills that they need to remove these barriers to their learning and help improve overall wellness. Lesson plans will be shared with participants.

Speakers
ML

Melanie Lynch

Goodheart Willcox


Monday November 11, 2019 10:30am - 11:20am MST
Classroom 1
  Classroom

1:10pm MST

Strength: Nutrition that gives you strength to be your best self
The drive to be stronger is innate. And though strength can refer to our musculature, it’s not limited to physical pursuits. Strength is anything that gives us the ability to live our lives to the fullest. No matter your personal definition, this presentation will explore the four cornerstones to eating for strength. Each attendee will receive a take-home manual will serve as your field guide — a practical handbook to living a vibrant and fulfilling life, grounded in one of our greatest sources for strength: food

Speakers
AW

Ann Wittman

Wyoming Beef Council


Monday November 11, 2019 1:10pm - 2:00pm MST
Classroom 2

3:30pm MST

Fundraising for Health Moves Minds
How you can support WAHPERD by runnning a Health Moves Minds event.


Monday November 11, 2019 3:30pm - 4:20pm MST
Classroom 1

3:30pm MST

Youth E-Cigarette Use: Facts, Trends and Solutions
This presentation will cover what E-cigarettes are, trends in use, and ways to address the issue. This presentation seeks to separate what we know and what we don’t know about E-Cigarettes, equipping those who work with youth with information and resources.

Speakers
HE

Hannah Eck

Department of Health


Monday November 11, 2019 3:30pm - 4:20pm MST
Classroom 2
 
Tuesday, November 12
 

8:00am MST

Mind Matters Teaching Resource
Mind Matters’ 12 one-hour lessons teach students ages 12 and up to respond to negative experiences with innovative methods based on current research and neuroscience.  These skills give individuals a way to take charge of their emotions and improve their states of mind. Students learn to address their physical, relational, and mental health needs.

Speakers

Tuesday November 12, 2019 8:00am - 8:50am MST
Classroom 2
  Classroom

11:10am MST

Health Moves Minds
Lessons for Elem. Health Moves Minds and fundraising ideas for ALL


Tuesday November 12, 2019 11:10am - 12:00pm MST
Classroom 1

11:10am MST

Spec-tech-ular tools for teaching!
Time to spice up your teaching with some tech tools? Attend and play along with me as we investigate the latest and greatest tech tools that will enable you to create a spec-tech-ular learning environment! Dazzle students, parents, and administrators with your technology prowess! Bring your device to keep up with the action.

Speakers

Tuesday November 12, 2019 11:10am - 12:00pm MST
Classroom 2