NSEA will Co-Host Child Health, Education Summit

“Healthy Minds = Promising Futures” will be the theme as the NSEA joins the Nebraska Association of School Boards to co-host the 10th Nebraska Child Health & Education Summit in Lincoln on Tuesday, Dec. 3.

The morning-long summit is organized each year by the Nebraska Child Health and Education Alliance, a coalition of organizations interested in furthering the well-being of Nebraska children.

Dr. David F. Soglin, chief medical officer at La Rabida Children’s Hospital in Chicago, will serve as keynote for the conference and Audrey Soglin, executive director of the Illinois Education Association, will keynote the conference.

Other topics scheduled throught the day include:

  • Best Practices for Schools Forming Partnerships with Health Care. This panel discussion will include Blair Superintendent Randy Gilson, Ralston Superintendent Dr. Mark Adler, and retired Gretna Superintendent Kevin Riley.
  • Senatorial Panel Response to Audience Priorities. A panel of Nebraska state senators will address the audience and answer questions.

Other organizations that are supporting the event are the Buffett Early Childhood Institute, the Nebraska School Counselor Association, the Nebraska Medical Association, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska, Boystown National Research Hospital and Voices for Children.

The summit will be held at Innovation Campus in Lincoln, with opening remarks by NSEA President Jenni Benson at 8 a.m. and the keynote at 8:15. There is no cost to attend. To register, go to: www.nsea.org/nchea