Monday December 10, 2012 from 8:30 AM to 3:30 PM EST
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Wright State University, Student Union 
3640 Colonel Glenn Highway
Fairborn, OH 45435

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Heather Vilvens 
Buckeye Healthy Schools Alliance 

Health Education Curriculum Analysis Tool (HECAT) Training 

Please join us on Monday, December 10, 2012 for the Health Education Curriculum Analysis Tool (HECAT) workshop.  The workshop will be held from 8:30 am -3:30 pm at the Wright State University Student Union.  Registration will begin at 8:30 am and the program will begin promptly at 9 am.

Overview: The Health Education Curriculum Analysis Tool (HECAT) can help school districts, schools, and others conduct a clear, complete, and consistent analysis of health education curricula based on the National Health Education Standards and CDC’s Characteristics of an Effective Health Education Curriculum.  This is one of the four CDC Healthy Training Tools for Schools.

Results of the HECAT results can help schools select or develop appropriate and effective health education curricula and improve the delivery of health education. The HECAT can be customized to meet local community needs and conform to the curriculum requirements of the state or school district.

Objectives: By the end of this six hour workshop, participants will be able to:

1) Identify the characteristics and best practices of an effective health education curriculum (CDC).
2) Describe the uses for the Health Education Curriculum Analysis Tool (HECAT) and the different tool sections.
3) Demonstrate how to analyze a health education curriculum using HECAT.
4) List the steps and infrastructure that would be most desirable for implementation of the HECAT process

About the Trainer: Buckeye Healthy Schools Alliance welcomes Donna M. Videto, Ph.D., MCHES. Professor of Health at SUNY College at Cortland, Dr.Videto has worked in school health education and pedagogy for the past 30 years.  Dr. Videto, a CDC Trainer for the Health Education Curriculum Analysis Tool (HECAT), is currently on the Board of Directors for AAHE.  Dr. Videto has presented nationally at AAHE, SOPHE, ASHA, APA and at state and district-level annual meetings.  Dr. Videto has published articles in the American Journal of Health Education, The Health Educator, and the Journal of Health Education.  In addition, Dr.Videto has written numerous chapters for books in many areas of health education and is co-author of Hodges & Videto’s Assessment and Planning in Health Education (editions 1 & 2, current edition 2011, Jones and Bartlett).  In 2009, Dr. Videto won a SUNY Cortland Excellence in Scholarship Award and in 2005 she won the Faculty Development Excellence In Teaching Award. In 2007, Dr. Videto received the American Association for Health Education Presidential Citation for work with the AAHE HEPNetwork Development Team. Dr. Videto received her PhD from Penn State University after teaching health education in the public schools for six years.      

Cost & Registration Details: The cost to attend this high quality professional development workshop is $60. Fee includes lunch and all materials. Space is limited and registration is required.  The registration deadline has been extended until December 6, 2012.  

Target Audience: The target audience for this training is health teachers, curriculum directors, school nurses, school administrators, state/local agency staff, district coordinators, and university professionals.

For more information: please contact Heather Vilvens, Executive Director, BHSA at hvilvens.bhsa@gmail.com or by phone at 937/725-2787. Participants are provided a Certificate of Attendance and contact hours at each workshop.  

Cancellations:  No refunds will be honored after December 3, 2012.  Substitutions are allowed.