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ECOPP Partnerships and Coalitions

Ohio’s Pediatric Obesity CoIIN

ASPHN supports 13 states, through a pediatric obesity mini CoIIN, to collaborate across diverse agencies to work on obesity related issues in early care and education settings. The Ohio CoIIN team was first funded in 2015.

Ohio’s CoIIN team includes representatives from the Ohio Department of Health, Ohio Department of Education, Ohio Department of Jobs and Family Services, Ohio Head Start Collaborative, and Action For Children.

In 2017, the Ohio CoIIN team is focused on making recommendations for health standards to be added to the Quality Rating and Improvement System (QRIS) for early care and education settings. These recommendations will be revised with input from focus groups with QRIS monitors and early care and education providers around the state.

Ohio Early Childhood Health Network

Ohio Early Childhood Health Network LogoThe Network is comprised of over 110 members from at least 55 organizations working together to promote community-based efforts to address early childhood wellness.

There are 4 subcommittees focusing on early care and education, advocacy, health care, and breastfeeding.

To learn more or to join the Ohio Early Childhood Health Network, click here.

 

Partner Organizations

Children’s Hunger Alliance: ECOPP partners with Children’s Hunger Alliance (CHA) to bring Ohio Healthy Programs to Family Child Care Providers. All registration, training, and site visits are facilitated by CHA staff.

Ohio Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics: Parenting at Mealtime and Playtime is adapted from a curriculum previously offered by the Ohio Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics (OAAP). OAAP continues to partner with ECOPP hosting PMP trainings, and collaborating on program updates.

Ohio Child Care Resource and Referral Association: The Ohio Child Care Resource and Referral Association (OCCRRA) maintains the registration and designation for Ohio Healthy Programs. OCCRRA also collaborates to host OHP trainings and market OHP.

Professional Data Analyst, Inc.: ECOPP consults with Professional Data Analyst, Inc (PDA) for many evaluation needs related to differing initiatives. PDA is also conducting a comprehensive program review to evaluate ECOPP’s effectiveness.

 

Last Updated: 4/5/2017