Goal: Develop the capacities of all stakeholders to implement the California K- 12 Health Education Mandates.

Questions? Please contact Heather Wygant, Science Coordinator.


Newest Health Education Opportunities

The Santa Cruz COE Science Coordinator receives information about a wide variety of Science and Health-related learning opportunities regularly. Many of them ultimately make it into our C&I Newsletter, but sometimes, the events are time sensitive, and might be happening right around the corner! In order to share the most recent information available, she is making her Learning Opportunity Inbox available in the link below. Bookmark it, and check back often!
Audience: Teachers, Instructional Coaches TK-12. Admin.

Health Education Resources

This document has links to a variety of health education centered resources, from the Health Education Framework to curriculum and guest speaker resources.

This document is updated with resources as I find them, so bookmark it, and check back often!

Audience: Teachers, Instructional Coaches TK-12. Admin.

Monterey & Santa Cruz Health Educators Network ** Updated Date!

October 6 3:45-5:15

February 15 3:45-5:15

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Connect with other health educators and learn about best practices, health news and trends. Join us for featured speakers on health topics and resources for your classroom. October's focus will be on SEL & mental health, and in February we will focus on comprehensive sex education.

Customized Offerings Available on Demand

Dates TBD or by request. Don't see what you need listed here? Please contact Heather Wygant to discuss. Professional learning is offered at no-cost to county schools and districts.

Some Possible Topics
  • Integrating health standards into other coursework
  • Vertical or horizontal alignment of health content across site or district
  • Sex education refresher