Explore the Virtual Healthy School and These New Updates:
- The Florida Department of Health (FDOH) launched the Healthy Districts/Schools Project. It identified eight high-need school districts in terms of health status, risk behaviors, and district capacity. The project uses a key strategy to “strengthen schools as the heart of health.” As a result, several school districts have changed their policies to increase recess or increase physical activity time. Read this state success story on our CDC Healthy Schools webpage.
Professional Development: How to Build a Training Cadre
Meeting your organization’s many goals can be particularly challenging for just one person, or even a few individuals given other responsibilities. Building a training cadre is a key component of professional development. This toolkit explains the need for a training cadre to sustain an organization’s professional development goals, and it provides many resources to support these efforts.