Penn State Harrisburg

Keystone Health Promotion Conference

June 16-18, 2015

Schedule and Session Descriptions Academic Credit General Information

The Keystone Health Promotion Conference provides an opportunity for health education, health promotion, and wellness professionals from schools, hospitals, universities, and businesses to experience, examine, and evaluate components of health promotion programs for themselves, their students, and their employees.  This year’s conference will focus on three specific themes: physical activity and wellness, worksite wellness, and mental health.

Breakout sessions and keynote speakers will focus on issues facing health professionals working in three settings: school health/physical education, worksite wellness, and community health.  Each day will feature a keynote speaker and/or panel of experts, breakout sessions, and an intensive training to address each theme at each setting.

General Information

ACT 48/58 and CHES ♦ Location ♦ Fees and Registration ♦ Housing ♦ Travel and Transportation ♦ Contact


ACT 48/58 and CHES

ACT 48 & ACT 58: Participants will be provided with an Act 48 certificate showing credit hours received at KHPC that can be presented to their school district to register the credit hours with PDE. Participants are encouraged to check with their school district prior to registering to ensure that their hours will be processed.  

CHES: An application has been submitted to NCHEC to seek approval for entry and advanced level CECH.


Penn State Harrisburg, Middletown, Pennsylvania

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Fees and Registration

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  • Full Conference: $350

    Includes three days conference activities, continental breakfasts, and lunches.
  • Full Conference: $250 
    (Credit Students only*)

    Includes three days conference activities, continental breakfasts, and lunches.
  • One-Day:
    $150 (Regular Rate) $125 (Credit Students*)

    Includes one day conference activities, continental breakfast, and lunch.



*Credit students will also pay tuition and fees as follows:
Tuition - $784 per credit
Information Technology Fee - $63 (less than five credits)

Online Registration Note: If you are registering someone other than yourself (e.g. parent registering a child, or employee registering another staff member), enter the participant's information during the registration process, not your own. If you have any questions about this process, please contact the Outreach Non-Credit Registration Office by phone at (814) 867-4973 or by email at


During the online registration process, participants may select on-campus apartment housing Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday nights for $45 per person per night. Rooms are air-conditioned and equipped with bathrooms, linens, pillows, and towels.

Travel and Transportation

Penn State Harrisburg is conveniently located in a transportation hub of Central Pennsylvania and is easily accessible by air, rail, or car. Harrisburg International Airport is within one mile of the campus, public transportation serves the college, and rail service affords convenient access from locations throughout the nation.


  • Harrisburg International Airport (MDT) is located directly across the street from the main entrance of the campus.  Shuttle service will be provided by the Sheraton to and from the airport.
  • Philadelphia International Airport (PHL) is also only two hours away by car or bus for those who wish to see the many attractions in between Eastern and Central Pennsylvania.


  • Middletown and Harrisburg both have AMTRAK train stations that allow easy access to the campus.


  • The campus is easily accessible via major Interstate Route 83 and the Pennsylvania Turnpike's Exit 247.

For more information

About Academic Credit:

Raffy Luquis, Ph.D., MCHES, Associate Professor of Health Education
Penn State Harrisburg
717-948-6730 |

About Conference Registration:

Karen Karnes
Penn State Harrisburg Office of Continuing Education
717-948-6536 |

About Conference Content:

Susan McGreevy
717-756-0949 |