Welcome to HBHM23 - a Hybrid Conference

Both Virtual and In-Person at Montgomery County Community College 

August 1, 2023

About The Institute

Healthy Bodies Healthy Minds Institute ("HBHM" or "The Institute") is an annual conference designed to nurture the interdisciplinary roles of educators, administrators, and researchers in fostering school environments that promote wellness as a core component of school culture, student achievement, and student, staff, and community well-being.  

2023 Date, Location, and Theme 

Healthy Bodies Healthy Minds conference is scheduled for August 1, 2023 and will focus on Building relationships for healthy, equitable and engaging experiences for the school community.   This year’s event will be hybrid, providing both an in-person and virtual experience.   The site for the in-person event is Montgomery County Community College, Pottstown Campus.  The conference is free to attend and professional development credit for PA educators will be provided. 

Conference Tracks

Track Descriptions

Presentations will promote best practices in the following areas:

Meet the Sponsor

Healthy Bodies Healthy Minds Institute is sponsored by the Pottstown Area Health & Wellness Foundation.  The Foundation is a community nonprofit organization whose mission is to enhances the health and wellness of area residents, providing education, funding, and programs that provide equitable access and inclusive opportunities for all residents to adopt healthy lifestyles.

The Foundation awards grants to area nonprofit organizations which use their resources and services to develop and enhance programs that support our purpose of promoting health and wellness. Grant awards are based on four key priority areas which include improvement in healthy behaviors through schools.

Since 2004, more than $12 million has been awarded to the public and private schools within the Foundation’s service area. In short, the Foundation’s role is to help area residents improve their health and well-being every day. By doing so, we are creating a more dynamic and more vibrant community in which to live now... and into the future.

Contact Us

Please direct any questions to our contact us form, and a member of the event team will respond accordingly.  


The 2023 Healthy Bodies Healthy Minds Institute could not be made possible without the following individuals and organizations.  

Venue Sponsor

Planning Team 

Session Monitors and Notable Contributors