Superintendents Convene at Childhood Obesity Prevention Summit

James Minichello

Alexandria, Va. – September 27, 2013 – Superintendents from across the country will gather at the 2013 Leadership for Healthy Communities Childhood Obesity Prevention Summit that will be in Baltimore, Md., Sept. 30 - Oct. 1. State and local champions who have advanced cutting-edge approaches to childhood obesity prevention will be honored by nearly 300 policymakers and obesity prevention advocates.

Superintendents attending will include:

This year's summit, “The Future of Childhood Obesity: State and Local Success to National Progress,” will focus on how childhood obesity prevention policies at the local and state level are influencing national efforts to promote healthy eating and active living.

For more information, including the summit agenda, visit


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