Event Title

Let's Move! from DC to PC: Policy and Programming in Providence Charter Schools Around Student's Awareness Towards Living Healthy

Presenter Information

Carmine Perrotti, Providence College

Location

Slavin Center

Start Date

13-4-2011 12:00 AM

End Date

13-4-2011 12:00 AM

Description

A thesis developed out of an internship for the Office of the First Lady's "Let's Move Initiative". Following said internship, the author conducted original research on the local level - namely, Providence charter schools - to design, implement, and assess a series of educational “interventions”. These interventions were created to provide information to students and their parents about the benefits of healthy eating and exercise. Over 500 elementary-level students were surveyed for the research. See document abstract for more information.

 
Apr 13th, 12:00 AM Apr 13th, 12:00 AM

Let's Move! from DC to PC: Policy and Programming in Providence Charter Schools Around Student's Awareness Towards Living Healthy

Slavin Center

A thesis developed out of an internship for the Office of the First Lady's "Let's Move Initiative". Following said internship, the author conducted original research on the local level - namely, Providence charter schools - to design, implement, and assess a series of educational “interventions”. These interventions were created to provide information to students and their parents about the benefits of healthy eating and exercise. Over 500 elementary-level students were surveyed for the research. See document abstract for more information.