Knowledge about health is essential both to improving the quality of life and to achieving life goals. Accomplished teachers of health education know that effective school health education programs focusing on physical, mental, emotional, social, and spiritual health assist all students in realizing their full potential as learners. Health education programs contribute positively to the well-being of society by promoting the knowledge and skills essential to productive, healthy lifestyles.
NOTICE: If you applied for National Board Certification as a first time candidate after March 1, 2014, please note that the description of National Board Certification presented in the following editions of National Board Standards does not reflect the revisions to the certification now in progress.
If you started the process in 2012 or 2013 prior to the revisions to the certification process, the description of National Board Certification is accurate for your candidacy.
Review the EAYA/ Health Assessment at a Glance to learn more about the following:
Read the EAYA/ Health Standards that represent a professional consensus on the aspects of practice that distinguish accomplished teachers.
Understand how your entries are scored.