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Northwest Center for Public Health Practice

Public Health Training, Research, and Evaluation for the Northwest

Priority Spokane: Focusing on Educational Attainment to Improve Health

In this one hour webinar, which is part of the Hot Topics series, leaders from Priority Spokane discuss their unique partnership for educational attainment and health.

Learning Objectives

  • Gain knowledge about a replicable model for taking action in a community.
  • Identify ways data drive the priorities and actions of Priority Spokane.
  • Explore the results achieved by the Spokane community and identify next steps.

    Intended Audience

    Local, state, and tribal public health professionals; community leaders from all sectors; foundations and other funders

    Presenters

    Lyndia Wilson, MS, Division Director, Spokane Regional Health District

    D. Patrick Jones, PhD, Executive Director, Eastern Washington University

    Discussion Questions

    These questions are designed to further your thinking on the topic covered in this webinar. You may print and discuss them with colleagues and other members of your organization before or after watching this webinar.

    1. What indicators stand out in your community as actionable, cross-cutting, and below your target goals?
    2. How can you encourage diverse community leaders and agencies to prioritize a common goal?
    3. What resources could you obtain or reallocate to focus on a priority issue?

    Resources

    Photograph of graduates in regalia tossing their mortarboard hats.
    Air Date: 
    Tuesday, March 17, 2015, 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm PDT
    Topics: 
    Leadership & Management
    Format: 
    Webinar
    Duration: 
    1 hour
    Cost: 
    Free
    Series: 
    Hot Topics in Practice
    Competency Domains: 
    Analytical/Assessment Skills