Health Education - Resources
Links to Harcourt, Inc. comprehensive health education materials:
The American Association for Health Education serves health educators and other professionals who promote the health of all people. AAHE encourages, supports, and assists health professionals concerned with health promotion through education and other systematic strategies.
The American School Health Association is a multidisciplinary organization of administrators, counselors, health educators, physical educators, psychologists, school health coordinators, school nurses, school physicians, and social workers. Its mission is to protect and promote the health and well-being of children and youth through coordinated school health programs as a foundation for school success.
provides direct access to important health and safety topics, scientific articles, data and statistics, tools and resources-and over 900 topics in the CDC.gov A-Z Index.
The mission of the Office of Elementary and Secondary Education is to promote academic excellence, enhance educational opportunities and equity for all of America's children and families, and to improve the quality of teaching and learning by providing leadership, technical assistance and financial support. http://www.ed.gov/about/offices/list/oese/index.html?src=oc
The Department of Agriculture Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion (CNPP) works to improve the health and well-being of Americans by developing and promoting dietary guidance that links scientific research to the nutrition needs of consumers.
Teens and Young Adults "Just Think Twice"
Learn the facts about alcohol and drugs. Learn from other's experiences some of the serious consequences that can happen when using drugs. You've heard the fiction, now learn the facts from the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration.
Parents "Get Smart About Drugs".
How much do you know about what drugs teens are using? Can you spot some of the signs that a teen is abusing? Find out the answers to these and many more questions parents have on the U. S. Drug Enforcement Administration - Resource for Parent.
DoDEA Health Education Coordinator
4800 Mark Center Drive
Alexandria, VA 22350-1400