Connecting Chronic Health Conditions with School Attendance: Improving Data Collection and Use

This webinar highlights the relationship between chronic health conditions and absenteeism and the collection and use of attendance data in the management of chronic conditions in schools.

March 17, 2015, 1:00PM CDT

It will discuss absenteeism including health-related absences as a barrier to learning, share information and examples on data collection and use in identifying and tracking students with chronic conditions and demonstrating reduced absences through efforts that improve student health, and offer guidance to begin work in this area. In addition, the webinar will feature innovative projects by the Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene.  Register at https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/registerNACDD_Upcoming_Webinars_Mar15.

Organic Agriculture Research and Extension Initiative RFA available

The FY 2015 Organic Agriculture Research and Extension Initiative (OREI) RFA is now available for public viewing.

NIFA Funding Opportunity Page: http://www.nifa.usda.gov/fo/organicagricultureresearchandextensioninitiative.cfm.  

Grants.gov Page:  http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=274996. This page includes a synopsis of the funding opportunity, a link to the full announcement (RFA) and the application package.

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