Who Should Attend & Workplace Benefits

Who Should Attend

  • Classroom teachers and other health educators who wish to incorporate the latest nutritional guidance into their lesson plans
  • Physical Education teachers, personal trainers and other fitness professionals who seek to develop cutting-edge fitness/wellness programs
  • Allied health professionals and nurses interested in establishing quality wellness programs
  • School administrators eager to confront the challenge presented by the childhood obesity epidemic
  • Caregivers in pre-K, nursery school, after-school programs and the like who want to know what they can do to confront childhood obesity and other wellness issues
  • Parents, PTA members and anyone concerned with child health, education and development
  • Registered dietitians and nutritionists who seek to apply their clients' health history toward optimal nutritional health and well-being
  • Food service providers who are motivated to upgrade what foods children are served in schools

Workplace Benefits

  • Ongoing guidance and interaction from a mentor who holds a Master's degree in Nutrition, is the founder of Cooper Nutrition Communications & Education and who has served as a consultant for various nutrition programs, websites and for The Today Show dietitian, Joy Bauer
  • Mentors become valuable resources well after students complete the certificate program
  • Concrete actions and practical steps adults can take to facilitate wellness in children
  • Networking opportunities with experts in the field.