The School Health Educator is certified to teach in public and private schools and is qualified to participate in the assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of school health education programs.
School health educators work collaboratively with parents and community health agencies to address the intertwined social, educational, psychological, and health needs of young people. In addition to the required professional education courses, school health educators complete course work in the following areas:
|Foundations of Health Education||Basic Physiology and Anatomy|
|Drug Awareness||Stress Management|
|First-Aid||Health Concepts of Sexual Development|
|General Safety Education||Methods and Materials in Health Education|
|Prevention and Control of Disease||Health Education: Planning & Organization|
|Health Aspects of Aging||Student Teaching|
There are 45 hours of general education requirements, student teaching and 41 hours of school course work in content area. This subject endorsement must be completed with a secondary endorsement area.