Summer PAL Academy – Beyond Obesity: Benefits of Physical Activity for the Whole Child

Join us for a conversation on how school physical activity can benefit academic achievement, classroom behaviors, and social-emotional well-being for students and educators.


  • Chrissy Chard, PhD (Keynote Speaker) Assistant Professor in the Colorado School of Public Health Co-Founder Smart Fit Girls, Inc.
    Topic: Moving Beyond Obesity – Why we must, why we should, and how we all benefit
  • Sara Whatmore, P.E. Teacher at the Stephen Knight Center for Early Education
    Topic: Mindful Moments: Yoga and mindfulness in early education
  • Amanda Tivnan, P.E. Teacher at Palmer Ridge High School
    Topic: Building and fostering relationships through out-of-school time physical activity

-6 Hours of Continuing Education Credits
-Lunch and Refreshments Included
-Door Prizes!

Event Details

Date: July 12, 2019
Location: Gunter Hall, University of Northern Colorado
Contact: Melanie Reddell -
Credit Hours/CEUs Offered: 6

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