Weblink to CA Grade Level Health Education Content Standards
Weblink with detailed description of the Health Framework Revision process
Infographic guide to the CA Health Education Framework (2019) and Grade Level implementation of Health Education Standards in multiple languages
Outline for Administrators of DRAFT CA Health Education Framework (2019) Chapter 2: Supporting Health Education
Reproducible charts of each CA Health Education Standards by Grade Level Spans (K-3, 4-6, 7-8, 9-12) with Model Skill Cues/Steps and Health Education Content Connections
OCDE Newsroom (August 2019) story and video featuring Dareen Khatib, Student Health and Wellness Administrator at Orange County Department of Education
OCDE Newsroom (October 2019) article by Al Mijares, Orange County Superintendent of Schools
PDF of slides detailing impact of healthy eating and physical activity on academic achievement.
New video with data released by CDC confirms that regardless of sex, race/ethnicity and grade-level, high school students reporting lower academic marks also reported greater health risk behaviors.
Briefings about CHYA Fast Facts; ACLU LGBTQ and Parent Opt Out Guidance; ACLU K-6 Guidance related to Sexual Health
One-two page, print-ready informational handouts with key details for sharing about CHYA and the Framework ; CHYA and the Fair Education Act ; K-6 Guidance on content in the Health Education Standards and Framework related to gender identity
Information on comprehensive sexual health education and HIV/AIDS/STD prevention; includes legal requirements for education in these areas and additional resources for quality instructional programs.
Hyperlinked list of FAQs with Ed Code and Legal Mandates for California Healthy Youth Act & Sexual Health Education
PDF slides review Comprehensive Sexual Health Education mandate - includes all CHYA requirements with Ed Code and State Law references.
Review of comprehensive sexual health education curriculum in compliance with CHYA
An online and in-person training program for California educators. Educators who successfully complete the program’s required and elective modules, will receive a SHE Training Program Certificate of Completion. The required courses are free and most electives are free.
PDF with FAQs, Forms, Communications regarding confidential Medical Release based on California Ed Code BP 5113 and AR 5113 and State Law. CSBA and other CA district Sample Board Policy, Adm Regs and Protocols student.
AAP policy statement with guidance and recommendations for parents and clinicians applicable to educational settings on using a gender-affirming approach to supporting and caring for transgender and gender-diverse children and adolescents
Ideas, suggestions, opinions and experiences from school administrators in the field. Useful for planning district/school communications about “consent” in school.
PDF with Checklist for Appropriate Practices, Examples/Samples of Implementation for Health Education Learning Environment; Curriculum, Instruction; Assessment; Advocacy
SHAPE Guidance Document outlines essential components and structure for an effective health education program, evidence supporting why health education is a key element of a well-rounded education for all students.
CA Health and Physical Education Fact Sheet reviews quality of CA Health and Physical Education, benefits of quality K-12 health and physical education programming
Blueprint for Healthy Schools and Health Education Leadership identifies key roles Principals