Friday October 21, 2016 from 8:30 AM to 2:00 PM EDT
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Colonial Hotel 
625 Betty Spring Rd
Gardner, MA 01440

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Jackie Coogan 
Massachusetts Parent Teacher Association 

Massachusetts PTA Health Summit 

Healthy Kids, Healthy Futures: A Call to Action!

The Massachusetts PTA invites you to join us for this summit to convene and discuss how to keep our children, families and communities healthy.

7:30am -8:15am

Registration and Healthy Buffet Breakfast

8:15- 8:30 am

Opening the Conference

Jennifer Francioso, Massachusetts PTA President

National PTA Elected Officers and Representative

Jackie Coogan, Mass PTA Health and Safety Chairperson


BOKS, Move and Keeping Fit

8:45-9:45 am

Plenary Session: “I’m OK!”

Mary Ann Gapinski, MSN, RN, NCSN

Boston Councilwoman–at-large : Ayanna Pressley

Erin Wholey, New England Dairy & Food Council

10:00am-11:00am Workshop Session A

11:00am- noon Workshop Session B

12:00 – 12:45: Lunch

12:45-1:00: BOKS :Fitness Activity in large room

1:00 – 1:45: Key Note Luncheon Speaker

Speakers' Names TBD

1:45-2:00 Closing Remarks–

Jennifer Francioso, Massachusetts PTA President

Membership and Keeping the Local Units “Healthy"