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East End School Wellness Conference
Wellness Foundation Presents the 3rd Annual 2018 East End School Wellness Conference

Thursday, October 18, 2018 from 8:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.

The Muses, 111 Saint Andrews Road, Southampton, NY
Advance registration is required. To register please call 631-329-2590.

Conference Goals

  • Help East End schools strengthen their wellness practices and foster healthier children and communities
  • Learn practical wellness ideas around nutrition, physical activity and stress management and their value in teaching and learning
  • Network with other wellness practitioners and nonprofit leaders in your community

Keynote Speakers

Joe Cross Joe Cross
Keynote Speaker

Joe Cross is a filmmaker, entrepreneur, author and wellness advocate. He directed, produced and was the subject of the award-winning documentaries "Fat, Sick & Nearly Dead 1 and 2". He authored the New York Times best-seller "The Reboot with Joe Juice Diet" book; and is credited with having accelerated the plant-based eating movement by media outlets including the Wall Street Journal, The Times of London and The Dr. Oz Show. His website, rebootwithjoe.com, has become an integral meeting place for a community of millions of Rebooters worldwide. His third documentary film, "The Kids Menu", was released in 2016 and was inspired by the childhood obesity crisis. This film features Joe traveling around the country to meet with experts, parents, teachers and kids to see amazing programs and individuals blazing a path for change.

Dr. Michael Hynes Dr. Michael Hynes
Keynote Speaker

Dr. Michael Hynes is a public school superintendent of schools on Long Island, NY. He is an educator, scholar and thought leader who sees his mission to spread the importance of a holistic approach to educating children. Dr. Hynes, an innovative public school advocate, TEDx talk speaker and university lecturer has made contributions regarding the importance of play, recess, mental health in schools and yoga and mindfulness in the classroom. He has published numerous articles and was featured in the Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, Newsday and multiple leadership podcasts. Dr. Hynes was awarded the "Friend of Education Award" and the "Distinguished Leadership Award" by Phi Delta Kappa as well as the "Golden Apple Award" in Leadership. Dr. Hynes has focused his work on transforming schools by tapping into Potential Based Education which focuses on the significance of social, emotional, physical and cognitive development for students.