Welcome to CA Health Education Framework Administrator and Leadership Professional Learning Section 3: Health Education Policies and Mandates. Section 3 was created to help administrators assume responsibility for Health Education-related Education Code Mandates and board policies that will guide implementation of Health Education programs.
Upon completion, participants will be able to:
[READ] (1 min)
[READ] (8 min)
Education Code and Mandates
Administrative Code, Government Code and Federal Law and other Federal Regulations
Board Policies (BP)
Board policies are broad statements of beliefs, based on Ed Code mandates and regulations
Find CA district Sample and Model Health Education Board Policies here
Policies describe the purpose and prescribe in general terms, organization of the system
Health Education Policy creates a framework for operating the program in schools, and how the superintendent and staff will discharge duties in support of Health Education (see examples below)
CA School Boards Association is a good source for sample Board Policies
[READ] (4 min): Explore sample K-12 Health Education program Board Policy and Adminstrative Regualtion documents.
[READ] (2 min): EC 51210 requires the course of study in Grade 1-6 include:
[READ] (10 min): While a Health Education course in grades 7-12 is not required, there are other required health related educational mandates and current initiatives that fit best in a Health Education course:
Who has responsibility for implementing Health Education in CA schools?
What are 2 areas of responsibility for administrators in supporting Health Education?
What is one Content Area of Health Education required in high school?
What is the name of a CA organization that provides Sample Comprehensive Health Education Board Policy?