Healthy Schools Summer Academy 2019

Exhibitors & Sponsors
as of December 14, 2019

CATCH Global Foundation, Inc.
Dairy Council of Florida
Florida Agriculture in the Classroom
Florida Coalition Against Domestic Violence
Florida Department of Health
Florida Tobacco Prevention Training for Educators
Kindness Matters 365 Foundation
SHAPE Florida
The Children's Health Market
The One Love Foundation in Honor of Yeardley Love
Triumph Steps
UnitedHealthcare Community Plan
US Games


The Florida Department of Education’s Healthy Schools Summer Academy is a professional development opportunity for teachers and administrators of health education and physical education content with special emphasis on other subject area courses with integrated health education benchmarks. This annual event will next take place June 12-13, 2019 at George Jenkins High School in Lakeland . 

Health education and physical education are required instruction for grades K-12. Academy sessions will include information and resources focusing on Florida standards, safe and supportive environments, sexual health education, school connectedness, nutrition, tobacco prevention education, physical education assessments and youth risk behavior survey (YRBS). Teachers of all subject areas are encouraged to attend. 

The Academy will accommodate up to 200 participants on a first-come, first-serve basis. The registration cost of the academy is $60 per attendee.  

Training Location:

George Jenkins High School
6000 Lakeland Highlands Road, Lakeland, Florida 33813


For information about registration and payments, please contact Nichole Wilder at   

Attendee Registration has CLOSED.

Capacity has been reached for this year's Academy.
Please email  Nichole Wilder or call 850-245-0813 to be placed on the wait list.


Meal Information 

The Academy will provide a boxed lunch for all attendees on Thursday, June 13. Healthy refreshments will be provided on both days. If you have dietary restrictions, food allergies or other concerns, please indicate so on your registration form.  


Hotel Information 

Residence Inn

3701 Harden Blvd., Lakeland, FL 33803

Room Rate: $139/night + tax, includes complimentary breakfast

Online HSSA reservations

Phone: 863-680-2323
Mention Healthy Schools Summer Academy to get group rate

Room block only available until May 24, 2019


Courtyard Lakeland

3725 Harden Blvd., Lakeland, FL 33803

Room Rate: $134/night + tax

Online HSSA reservations

Phone: 863-802-9000
Mention Healthy Schools Summer Academy to get group rate

Room block only available until May 24, 2019