Healthy kids learn better. That is according to a growing body of research that links physical activity and whole well-being to the immediate and long-term benefits on a student’s academic performance.
As part of the Engage Chesterfield series, Chesterfield County Public Schools will host Spring Into Wellness: A Mind, Body and Well-being fair on March 15 from 6:30-8 p.m. at the Chesterfield Career and Technical Center @ Hull, 13900 Hull Street Road.
This fair is an informative event that will focus on the total child. The event will start with a keynote session, followed by an opportunity to select two breakout sessions designed for parents of all grade levels. Some of the sessions include:
Since 2014, Chesterfield County Public Schools has focused on integrating wellness into the classroom. The school system created the Wellness Council, which was comprised of 125 stakeholders from across the region, and many of the recommendations from the council are currently being implemented throughout the county.
Developed through the Chesterfield County Public Schools Office of Family and Community Engagement (FACE), Engage Chesterfield parent sessions are a collaboration between educational and community leaders sharing a mission for providing essential and beneficial resources for families.
The event is free, but registration is required. Tickets are available online here.