Comprehensive Health Education
Health Education provides students with the knowledge and skills they need to be healthy throughout their lifetime. The intent of a comprehensive health education program is to motivate students to maintain and improve their health, prevent disease, and avoid or reduce health related risk behaviors.
Comprehensive health education addresses 12 component areas under Florida State Statute 1003.42 (2)(n) - Required Instruction:
Health Education Support
Heather AlbrittonDirector of Health Education and Physical EducationOffice: (904)390-2315Fax: (904)390-2979Frannie KendallHealth & Physical Education SpecialistOffice: (904)390-2518Fax: (904)390-2979Charlie GoetzHealth & Physical Education SpecialistOffice: (904)348-5195Fax: (904)390-2979
Florida Standards for Health Education
The Florida Standards for Health Education are based upon established health behavior theories, models, and evidence-based research, as well as "best practices." The revised NGSSS for Health Education yielded the reformatted eight standards in K-12 progression and adopted the following corresponding National Health Education Skills and corresponding standards: