School Health Educators teach health in schools, helping students gain skills related to effective health practices. In this video, Assistant Professor/Program Chair Dr. Nina Bell explains what you can expect to learn during the degree program and how it will prepare you for a rewarding career in health education. For class listings, program guides and other resources, visit the advising page for the Health education (school emphasis) major. Choose an accredited program today and work towards becoming certified as a health educator.
The Health Education office is located at the Health Education Resource Center across from Counseling Services (RWC 1.812). High schools are required (by the New York City Department of Education HIV/AIDS prevention program) to provide Health Resource Rooms where free condoms, health information, and health referrals are made available to students in grades 9-12 by trained staff.
High School HealthSmart is a comprehensive health education program that meets the National Health Education Standards, reflects the characteristics of effective health education curricula, and incorporates key knowledge and skill expectations detailed in the CDC’s Health Education Curriculum Analysis Tool (HECAT) for each grade level. Many agents hold both a life and health license so they need to complete certain classes to fulfill their continuing education for both licenses. Health Promotion and Education encourages positive healthy behaviors by designing, implementing, and evaluating educational programs and services in a variety of settings.
In chapters 12 to 16, Awoyinfa X-rays concepts such as organisational changes and development in sports administration; leadership in sports administration and management; administration and management of soccer as a coach; teaching human kinetics and health education in schools and colleges; and organisation and administration of schools at various levels of education.
We will be offering information sessions to learn more about the Pre-Health Education program on November 2nd from 12pm-1pm in Walters 119 and 5pm-6pm in Walters 100. This has resulted in the decrease of mortality rate from these technologies and medical care has lead to increases in morbidity and chronic illness that makes the need for home health care nursing a greater priority.