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Child Care Aware® of America is dedicated to providing professional development opportunities for the child care workforce to increase knowledge in preventing childhood obesity and create engaging programs that promote overall wellness.

Morning Session

Afternoon Session

8-9 a.m. Vendor Demonstrations

12:30-1:30 p.m. Vendor Demonstrations

9:15-10:15 a.m. Learning to Move and Moving to Learn

1:45-2:45 p.m. Learning to Move and Moving to Learn

10:30-11:30 a.m. Making Nutrition FUN!

3-4 p.m. Making Nutrition FUN!

11:30 a.m.-noon Vendor Demonstrations

4-5 p.m. Vendor Demonstrations

Sessions will be held at: Hyatt Regency Washington 400 New Jersey Avenue NW, Washington, DC

A special event promoting healthy eating and physical activity in child care programs April 11, 2013 Hyatt Regency Washington Washington, D.C.

Child Care Aware® of America 1515 N. Courthouse Road–11th Floor, Arlington, VA 22201 Phone (703) 341-4100 Fax (703) 341-4101 www.usa.childcareaware.org © 2013 Child Care Aware® of America #1636-0109 Sponsored by Child Care Aware® of America DC Child Care Connection Maryland Child Care Resource Network Child Care Aware® of Virginia


Inactivity and improper nutrition have long-term negative effects on our nation’s children. One in five children is overweight or obese by age 6. Health Aware, part of the 2013 Child Care Aware® of America Policy Symposium, will bring together child care professionals and wellness experts to develop high-quality nutrition and physical activity programs for young children.

Health Aware features

Health and wellness experts from Nemours,

two trainings led by

Let’s Move! Child Care and other organizations

Dr. Linda Carson,

will be on-site to help make child care programs

founder and CEO of

more Health Aware.

Choosy Kids, LLC, a company devoted to developing healthy preferences early in life.

This FREE event includes: »» Two training sessions (morning or afternoon)

Dr. Carson and her team of professional educators have trained thousands of programs in the principles of I am Moving, I am Learning, an obesity prevention initiative. Learning to Move and Moving to Learn will provide strategies and activities to energize child care programs – regardless of budgets – and help promote active learning and healthy habits. Making Nutrition FUN! will introduce entertaining, innovative approaches to integrating nutrition education and oral health behaviors into daily routines.

»» Healthy snacks »» Opportunities to win prizes and giveaways »» Child Care Aware® of America membership

Learn more and register at www.usa.childcareaware.org/ conferences


Health Aware Brochure