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School Health Conference

Every other year, the Biennial School Health Conference for the state of Arkansas is held. It has been a huge success and allows health professionals, educators, and anyone interested in inspring health and wellness in the youth of Arkansas to learn and participate. The conference has many exhibits, sponsors, and vendors every year that provide great information and door prizes for participants! The material from the last School Health Conference can be seen below for an example. For an questions or comments please call (501) 280-4061.

Click here for Conference Schedule and Handouts for the 2015 Biennial School Health Conference.

2015 Biennial School Health Conference

Creating and Sustaining a Healthy School Culture

June 24-26, 2015

Join us this summer at the biennial Arkansas School Health Conference, the premier state event for school health professionals, education leaders and staff, child health advocates, and all those who work to ensure Arkansas youth are healthy and ready to learn!  Through three focused tracks, policy, practice, and partnerships, this conference provides the most up to date best practice programming and resources, policy development tools, state and national trends, and funding opportunities for school health.

We are excited to announce that this year we are offering three pre-conference sessions in partnership with the Arkansas Coalition for Obesity Prevention (ArCOP) and Arkansas Medicaid in the Schools (ArMITS).  The pre-conference options are 1) Growing Healthy Kids Advocacy Training; 2) Arkansas Medicaid in the School Overview; and 3) CPR and First Aid Certification.

Location:  Crowne Plaza Hotel

               201 South Shackleford

              Little Rock, AR  72211

Conference Room Rate:  $89/night (single or double)

Reservation Line:  1(800)593-5447

Reservation Link:  http://tinyurl.com/ADE-School-Health

Conference Block:  "School Health Conference"  (block expires Wednesday, June 3, 2015)



Take advantage of the early bird registration rate of $75.00 for the conference, $25.00 registration fee for the pre-conference.

Download the Registration Form here


 PRE-Conference & Conference Agenda - At A Glance




- CPR/AED and First AID session (click here)

-Medicaid inthe Schools Session (click here)

- Growing Healthy Kids Advocacy Training (click here)

Sponsors and Exhitibors

The School Health Conference provides direct access to school administrators, physical education and health education teachers, school nurses, special education professionals, and community/civic leaders.

Download the 2015 Exhibitor Form to learn more about the opportunities to connect with school health professionals at the School Health Conference.

For questions regarding exhibiting, contact Tracy Starks at tracy@armits.org or (501)681-6087.

We also have sponsorship opportunities available. For more information, contact Audra Walters at audra.walters@arkansas.gov or (870)260-2321. Click here for the Sponsorship Form.