OAHPERD Convention

October 16th, 2017 – October 17th, 2017
University of Central Oklahoma Conference Center

Get Out, Get Active, Practice Sun Safety!

Tuesday, October 17th • 8 – 8:50 AM • Room: NUC 421
Presenter TBA, CATCH Global Foundation

1 in 5 Americans will develop skin cancer. However, skin cancer is preventable by with simple sun safety behaviors that children can learn and practice right from the start. Participants will learn about and get access to free evidence based curricula and resources developed by The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center and has developed the Sunbeatables™ Program to educate teachers, parents, and children about sun protection and sun safety behaviors.

Increasing Physical Activity with CATCH PE

Tuesday, October 17th, 2:30 – 3:20PM • Room: NUC Ballroom A
Dawn Chernicky, Oklahoma City Public Schools

Learn strategies and activities from the CATCH PE Program that increase MVPA, promote cooperation and inclusion, and nurture lifelong healthy habits for K-8 students.

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