The agency provides professional development and technical assistance to school faculty and administrators specific to the development and implementation of health education standards-based curricula, instruction and assessment.
Sequential school health programs for K-12 students prove to be more effective in changing health behaviors than occasional programs on a single health topic. Health literacy is defined as "the capacity of individuals to obtain, interpret and understand basic health information and service, and the competence to use such information and
services in ways that enhance health." People who are health literate:
September 15, 2014
A memo from Secretary Holcombe that provides guidance on licensing requirements for health education, a legislative update, and professional development opportunities.
Implementation of Vermont Act 151 of
Effective immediately, information regarding and practice of
compression-only cardiopulmonary resuscitation and the use of
automated external defibrillators becomes a part of
comprehensive health education.
Licensing Help Line at AOE.LicensingInfo@vermont.gov or (802) 479-1700
Thomas Aloisi, Sexual Health Coordinator, at firstname.lastname@example.org or (802) 479-1869
Robert Uerz, Tobacco Use Prevention Education Coordinator, at email@example.com or (802) 479-1437