Abby Rose joined CATCH Global Foundation as the Early Childhood Program Manager. She is responsible for developing and disseminating CATCH’s early childhood nutrition education, physical activity, and sun safety programs. In addition to her work at
CATCH, Abby is a national trainer for SHAPE America’s Let’s Move! Active Schools Physical Activity Leadership initiative as well as a member of the SHAPE America Physical Activity Council. Previously, Abby was a School Wellness Specialist in the Office of Student Health and Wellness (OSHW) of Chicago Public Schools (CPS). Her main areas of focus were Comprehensive School Physical Activity Programming (CSPAP) and early childhood wellness. Abby was the founding PE teacher and Director of Health and Wellness at Namaste Charter School, a national model of school wellness as a vehicle for student success on the southwest side of Chicago. Abby lives in Chicago and enjoys dancing and staying active with her two young daughters.