HSPF Learning Collaborative Symposium


The Healthy Students, Promising Futures Learning Collaborative hosted its seventh in-person convening on July 16 – 17, 2019, in Washington, DC. Over 100 individuals attended including representatives from 14 states, three federal agencies and over 20 national partner organizations.

The symposium highlighted the strong progress being made by state teams and national partners. Healthy Students Campaign and Trust for America’s Health applaud the incredible work being done  to increase access to Medicaid services in schools and to promote safe and supportive school environments. The meeting’s agenda, meeting materials and resources from our national partners can be found below.

Meeting Materials

Framing Opportunities to Promote Equity
July 16, 2019 Presentation PDF

Wendy Ellis, Building Community Resilience

A National Look at State Policy Trends
July 16, 2019 Presentation PDF

Deb Temkin, Child Trends; Kristen Harper, Child Trends; Robert Hull, National Association of State Boards of Education; Lena O'Rourke, Healthy Schools Campaign

Opportunities in Medicaid to Improve Access to Behavioral Health Care for Children and Youth
July 16, 2019 Presentation PDF

Kirsten Beronio, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services

School-Based Telehealth: The Promise and The Reality
July 16, 2019 Presentation PDF

Amanda Martin, Center for Rural Health Innovation

Safe and Supportive Schools 101
July 17, 2019 Presentation PDF

Sandra Williamson, American Institutes for Research; Anne Mathews-Younes, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration; Valerie Sims Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Division of Adolescent and School Health; Sarah Lee, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Healthy Schools Branch

Medicaid and Schools State Policy Updates
July 17, 2019 Presentation PDF

Shannon Huska, Colorado Department of Health Care Policy & Financing; Jodi Patton, Nevada Division of Health Care Financing and Policy; Melinda Hollinshead, Public Consulting Group

Exploring Alignment of Medicaid and Education Systems to Expand the Mental Health Workforce
July 17, 2019 Presentation PDF

Eric Rossen, National Association of School Psychologists; Amy Edwards, Virginia Department of Education; Mike Leathead, Michigan Department of Education