Four national experts are among the highlights for the 2016 Kentucky Association of Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance’s annual convention, to be held Nov. 13-15 at the Embassy Suites, Lexington.
The Alliance for a Healthier Generation’s National Healthy Schools Award is an honor given to showcase and acknowledge schools that have implemented changes to create healthier school environments.
With emphasis being placed on test scores, schools have struggled to justify time spent on physical activity and recess.
Nicole Barber-Culp joined the Kentucky Department for Public Health as the coordinated school health program administrator in September 2014.
Jamie Sparks, Stephanie Bunge and Audra Deli-Hoofnagle are members of the Kentucky Department of Education's Coordinated School Health team.