School Wellness Institute

2021 School Wellness Summer Institute

2021 School Wellness Summer Institute

Wrap-up & Recordings from 2021 School Wellness Summer Institute:

Thank you for joining us for our first ever School Wellness Summer Institute!

We had over 90 attendees from over 30 school districts attending. We hope you were inspired, engaged, and activated to start, strengthen and/or expand school wellness efforts for staff, students, and families. Please feel free to offer feedback on your experience here!

Click here for to view the descriptions and recordings from each session.

What is the School Wellness Summer Institute?

SNAP-Ed Hudson Valley’s School Wellness Summer Institute is a dynamic event which was held on August 10 - 12, 2021 and designed to bring together (virtually) school staff and administration from across the Hudson Valley to inspire, educate and engage. Through live virtual activities, participants gained knowledge, skills and abilities to start, strengthen and or expand school wellness efforts for staff, students and families.


  • Inspire our Hudson Valley schools to act and build communities where food and movement matter
  • Educate participants on the connection between food, movement, resilience, and readiness to learn or teach
  • Engage meaningful discussions around nutrition education, physical activity, and the whole child
  • Apply skills and knowledge gained to enhance the quality of programming and students readiness to learn

Motivating, learning, and sharing. The SNAP-Ed Hudson Valley Institute encourages virtual community building with activities designed to help participants get acquainted, feel comfortable and stay motivated.

What can participants expect to learn?

At the completion of the conference participants will:

  • Have gained a skillset, connection and/or knowledge that strengthens wellness efforts in their school.
  • Understand the connection of food, movement and resilience to student and/or staff's ability to learn or teach
  • Be motivated to apply the concepts learned to their specific roles at the classroom, building and/or district level

Session Descriptions & Recordings:

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Last updated August 26, 2021