The mission of EVERY CHILD STRONGER, EVERY LIFE LONGER (ECSELL) is admittedly an ambitious one. But if you care about creating a healthy future for our kids, then you’ll agree: it’s worth it. The fact is that no individual educator, single organization or governmental agency can achieve it alone. Collaboration, on a broad and perhaps unprecedented scale, is the only possible answer.
Great journeys begin with the first steps. After considerable exploration and debate, the steering committee has chosen the following as ECSELL’s first set of initiatives.
THE FITNESS EDUCATION & ASSESSMENT INITIATIVE
A – Investigate and plan the implementation of a standardized fitness assessment program…(more)
B – Statewide Data Collection…(more)
THE ADMINISTRATIVE PARTNERSHIP INITIATIVE
Focuses on improvement of consistency and efficiency of…(more)
THE ELEMENTARY HEALTH EDUCATION SUPPORT INITIATIVE
Presently there are many elementary school teachers who have little or no background in health education as a content area…(more)
Other areas that we are committed to (and touch on some or all of the above initiatives).
- PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT FOR TEACHERS
- KNOWLEDGE BASE AND TOOLS FOR HEALTH AND PHYSICAL EDUCATION ADVOCATES
In addition to sharing your views and/or expertise to the initiatives above, we’re also interested in hearing what future initiatives you believe could contribute to making “Every Child Stronger.”