5-2-1-0 Healthy Choices Count! Summit

October 15, 2020


The cost to attend is $20.

Visit the Iowa Healthiest State Initiative website to register. 

If you have questions, please contact Autumn McGill via email.


Join us virtually to learn from experts from across the state working to support healthy environments in the schools, early care, out-of-school programs, health care clinics and communities. Attendees will learn how to adopt strategies within their sector that support the healthy choice as the easy choice and create sustainable change. 


9 am


Jami Haberl, MPH, MHA, Executive Director, Iowa Healthiest State Initiative

9:15 am

Creating Optimal 5-2-1-0 Impacts using Policy, System, and Environmental Strategies

Angie Tagtow, MS, RD, LD, Akta Strategies LLC

10:15 am

Brain Wake and Break

Cory Arensdorf, Physical Education Teacher, Waterloo Community School District

10:30 am

Exercising Expressive Education

  • Cory Arensdorf
  • Kristin K. Meany-Walen, PhD, LMHC, RPT-S, Mental Health Coordinator, Waterloo Community School District

Hands on Healthy Eating: Iowa Farm to School & Early Care Coalition

  • Karen Ackerman, CSD, Food Service Director, Vinton-Shellsburg Community School District
  • Ayanna Jones-Oakley, Bidwell Riverside Learning Center
  • Chelsea Krist, Farm, Food and Enterprise Development Coordinator, Iowa Farm to School and Early Care
  • Eileen Schmidt, Farm to School Program Director, Vinton-Shellsburg Community School District
  • Kay Strahorn, Director, Bidwell Riverside Learning Center

The Power of Community Collaboration: 5-2-1-0 in Grinnell

  • Jennifer Cogley, AmeriCorps VISTA Project Coordinator, Imagine Grinnell
  • Brian Conway, Principal, Grinnell-Newburg Community Schools
  • Julie Gosselink, MA, President and CEO, Claude W. and Dolly Ahrens Foundation
  • Chad Nath, Executive Director, Link Grinnell

Taking 5-2-1-0 Home: Strategies to Partnering with Families

  • Meredith Fishbane Gordon, MD, Clinical Assistant Professor of Pediatrics - General Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine
  • Mary Hillman, Director, Perry’s Academic, Cultural, & Enrichment Services
  • Monique Ortiz, Professional Development Specialist, Iowa Child Care Resource & Referral
11:15 amBreak
11:30 amBreakout Session #2

Repeat of first sessions 

12:15 pmLunch Break
1:15 pmBreakout Session #3

Repeat of first sessions

2 pm

Brain Wake and Break

Sally Shaver Dubois, Motivational Speaker, Do Life Well

2:15 pm

Keeping Your Head Above Water

Sally Shaver Dubois

3:15 pmFinal Remarks
3:30 pmAdjourn

Course summary
Course opens: 
Course expires: 
Event starts: 
10/15/2020 - 9:00am
Event ends: 
10/15/2020 - 3:30pm

Accreditation Statements

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No commercial interest company provided financial support for this continuing education activity.


Everyone in a position to control the content of this educational activity will disclose to the CME provider and to attendees all relevant financial relationships with any commercial interest. The speaker(s) will disclose if any pharmaceuticals or medical procedures and devices discussed are investigational or unapproved for use by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Determination of educational content and the selection of speakers is the responsibility of the activity director. Firms providing financial support did not have input in these areas.


The information provided at this activity is for continuing education purposes only and is not meant to substitute for the independent medical judgment of a healthcare provider relative to diagnostic and treatment options of a specific patient’s medical condition. The content of each presentation does not necessarily reflect the views of Des Moines University.

Become a 5-2-1-0 Summit Sponsor!

Sponsors will have unique opportunities to network with attendees in the weeks leading up to the event as well as at the 5-2-1-0 Healthy Choices Count! Virtual Summit. Learn more about how you can support healthy environments for Iowa's youth! Learn more.

Become a 5-2-1-0 Summit Exhibitor!

We invite your organization to participate in the 5-2-1-0 Healthy Choices Count! Virtual Summit as an exhibitor in our Virtual Exhibit Hall. Exhibitors will have exclusive benefits and access to our 5-2-1-0 Healthy Choices Count! Virtual Summit attendees. Learn more.


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The cost to attend is $20.

Visit the Iowa Healthiest State Initiative website to register. 

If you have questions, please contact Autumn McGill via email.