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First-Ever National Board Certification(R) for America's Health Educators Arrives
Date:3/10/2008

Teaching's top credential available in health education

ARLINGTON, Va., March 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In a first for America's teaching quality movement, the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards(R) (NBPTS(R)) has announced new assessments that will accurately identify the nation's top teachers in health education.

"Our nation's best teachers of health education know that effective school health education programs, focusing on physical, mental, emotional and social health, assist all students in realizing their full potential as learners," said Joseph A. Aguerrebere, NBPTS president and CEO. "A critical mass of health educators will now have access to National Board Certification which will ultimately result in strengthening educator effectiveness and advancing student learning. In addition, the health standards extend to institutions of higher education and those who provide professional development."

The Health Education certificate is the latest addition to the National Board Certification process that describes and certifies what accomplished teachers should know and be able to do. The goal of the new certificate is to provide accomplished teachers with a way to document that they know and use the best methods to develop in students the critical skills they need to make good decisions about diet and nutrition; tobacco, alcohol and drug use; sexual behavior; and other potentially harmful behaviors. The credential is now available for teachers whose students are between 11 and 18-plus years old.

"In addition, the Health Education Standards extend to institutions of higher education and those who provide professional development as a blueprint for accomplished teaching," added Aguerrebere.

"Healthy children learn better," said Becky Smith, executive director, American Association for Health Education. "I applaud NBPTS for establishing board certification for health educators. The ultimate winner
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