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Tuesday, May 04, 20211:15 PM - 2:30 PM

Early Care and Education in SPAN: "Building It Back Better and Healthier"
Location: Virtual

A panel of four SPAN recipients will share their success, challenges, and how they are navigating COVID-19 and beyond. Growing state and local ECE networks and other nodes of resilience will be highlighted.


  1. Emily Bash, MPH, RD, CLC Nutrition Specialist, Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment, Denver, CO
  2. Amy Ellings, MPH Healthy Eating Active Living Program Manager Preventive and Community Health Washington State Department of Health, Tumwater, WA
  3. Kate Rose Bobseine, MPH, CLC Physical Activity Coordinator, New York State Department of Health, Menands, NY
  4. Judy Harris, MPH, RD, CD, IBCLC Public Health Nutrition Consultant Healthy Living Through Environment, Policy & Improved Clinical Care (EPICC) Program Utah Department of Health, Salt Lake City, UT
Session Learning Objectives:
  1. Identify elements of ECE state systems and networks which help build a better, healthier system post-pandemic, including impactful policy, strong partnerships and statewide networks, bold goals, the importance of an equity lens, and communities of practice.
Moderated by:

Margaret West, MPA Public Health Advisor, Obesity Prevention and Control Branch, DNPAO, CDC, Atlanta, GA

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