Reggie Leach: Hatittude! Pays off
Reggie is a former National Hockey League Player who works to promote resiliency and self-care among Indigenous children and youth in Canada. He promotes the 7 Grandfather teachings from the Indigenous Culture. Reggie will provide insight into the importance of positive attitudes and how that has made a difference in his life and the life of others.
Conference Highlights... see our conference page
*full conference registration includes all workshops, plenary sessions, social networking event, conference meals, coffee breaks and the displayers area.
* knowledge exchange: interactive workshops offered
*networking social, connect with colleagues and friends
Activities of the OHSC in partnership with other organizations have resulted in key advancements in Ontario:
The Ontario Healthy Schools Coalition is an Ontario-wide, broad-based coalition, with volunteer members from health, education, social services, not for profit organizations, small businesses, and parent and student organizations.
Vision: Every child and young person in Ontario will be educated in a healthy school.
Mission: In partnership with key stakeholders who are committed to promoting the health and learning of the children and youth of Ontario, the Ontario Healthy Schools Coalition( OHSC) works to:
Membership: Membership is open to all individuals and organizations committed to promoting healthy schools in Ontario. This is an evolving group. We will continue to welcome any interested individuals or organizations who wish to support our vision, mission and values. The OHSC was formed in December 2000.
 A healthy school is one that promotes the physical, mental, social and spiritual health of the whole school community. It constantly strengthens its capacity as a healthy setting for living, learning and working. See the document “Definition of a Healthy School and a Healthy Schools Approach” for further elaboration of this concept.
Children Count Pilot Study... The purpose was to look at the feasibility of coordinated monitoring and assessment of child and youth health to address local data gaps that meet the needs of boards of education and local public health units.
Supporting student achievement and improving overall quality of life for children and youth is a priority shared across multiple sectors, including health and education. In 2017, the Children Count Pilot Study Project Team set out to explore the feasibility of coordinated monitoring and assessment of child and youth health, utilizing the school climate survey, to address local health data gaps. Six school board and public health unit pairings piloted the Healthy Living Module as part of the school board’s school climate survey in the 2018/19 academic year Read the Study ....
Enabling children and youth to reach their full potential, achieve academic success, and improve their overall quality of life, is a priority shared across multiple sectors, including health and education.
This toolkit is organized into 8 sections. Each section includes tools to support your partnership, SCS/ HLM implementation and analysis, and data use. While this toolkit may be useful to various stakeholders in the community, the tools and resources in this toolkit are designed for education professionals and school boards as the primary audience. Link to the ToolKit ....