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Module 1: School Health and Environment

Improving School Health: A Guide for School Health Councils [PDF - 4.5MB]
American Cancer Society

Promoting Healthy Youth, Schools, and Communities: A Guide to Community-School Health Advisory Councils [PDF - 2.4MB]
Iowa Department of Public Health

School Connectedness: Strategies for Increasing Protective Factors Among Youth

Wellness Policy Tool
Action for Healthy Kids

Healthy School Environments Assessment Tool
Environmental Protection Agency

National Clearinghouse for Educational Facilities

Readiness and Emergency Management for Schools Technical Assistance Center

Module 2: Health Education

Health Education Curriculum Analysis Tool (HECAT)

Health, Mental Health, and Safety Guidelines for Schools: Health and Safety Education 
Maternal and Child Health Bureau, American Academy of Pediatrics, National Association of School Nurses, American School Health Association, and CDC

National Health Education Standards
Joint Committee on National Health Education Standards

A Competency-based Framework for Health Educators [PDF - 89KB]
National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE)

Module 3: Physical Education and Other Physical Activity Programs

See Physical Education and Physical Activity resources.

Module 4: Nutrition Services

See Nutrition resources.

Module 5: Health Services

Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA)
U.S. Department of Education

Guidelines for Adolescent Preventive Services (GAPS)
American Medical Association

Module 6: Counseling, Psychological, and Social Services

Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA)
U.S. Department of Education

Mental Health in Schools: An Overview
Center for Mental Health in Schools

Module 7: Health Promotion for Staff

School Employee Wellness: A Guide for Protecting the Assets of Our Nation's Schools
Directors of Health Promotion and Education

Module 8: Family and Community Involvement

Parent Engagement: Strategies for Involving Parents in School Health [PDF - 2.1MB]
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Parent Involvement: Getting Involved
National Parent Teacher Association

Positive Parenting Tips

Helping Your Child Series
U.S. Department of Education

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