As a nonprofit CEO who is, first and foremost, a husband and father of three, Rob cares deeply about promoting justice and equitable opportunities for all kids to be able fulfill their dreams. After earning his graduate degree focused on U.S. human rights foreign policy, Rob worked on U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) programs and at other nonprofits that shaped his belief that health is a human right. Rob believes that we have under-invested in kids’ health and well-being and that healthy kids make a better world.
Under his leadership as CEO of Action for Healthy Kids (AFHK) since 2008, the organization has grown to become the largest family and school health network of more than 150,000 volunteers and champions serving the health and well-being of 20 million children in 55,000 schools nationwide.
- Leaders you need to surround yourself with to excel
- Stop under-investing in kids’ health and wellbeing
- Cornerstones in building successful family, community, school partnerships
- A few concrete steps and tools schools can use to build healthier kids
- “Leadership is a team sport”
- Develop true partnerships between the district and the learning community
- Pride and communication builds necessary engagement
“Teachers can move around. Parents and kids can change all the time, but your policies are what stand the test of time. If you embed in your policies really good practices around the health of the kids then you can move your whole community, all the kids, and future generations. The biggest service over many years to come.”
– Rob Bisceglie
Rob Bisceglie’s Resources & Contact Info:
- Action for Healthy Kids: Home
- My Quest for Health Equity: Notes on Learning While Leading
- WSCC Model
- School Health Index
- ActionforHealthyKids Twitter
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