Detroit is seeking to increase the percentage of schools in which the
lead health education teacher received professional development during the 2 years before the
survey on four key HIV prevention topics.
- Strengthen collaborative partnerships with youth-focused community agencies, networks,
- Implement a marketing campaign for the dissemination of HIV-related policies and procedures
to all school building staff.
- Work to strengthen and enforce current HIV-related policies by educating all school and
community collaborative partners of the most recent Detroit student data.
Detroit Public Schools is seeking to increase the percentage of schools in which the
lead health education teacher received professional development on at least
six of the following during the past 2 years:
- Teaching HIV prevention to students with physical, medical, or
- Teaching HIV prevention to students of various cultural backgrounds.
- Using interactive teaching methods for HIV prevention education,
such as role plays or cooperative group activities.
- Teaching essential skills for health behavior change related to HIV
prevention and guiding student practice of these skills.
- Teaching about health-promoting social norms and beliefs related to
- Strategies for involving parents, families, and others in student
learning of HIV prevention education.
- Assessing students’ performance in HIV prevention education.
- Implementing standards-based HIV prevention education curricula and student
- Using technology to improve HIV prevention education instruction.
- Teaching HIV prevention to students with limited English
- Addressing community concerns and challenges related to HIV prevention
- Train 100 middle school staff members on HIV/AIDS prevention education as it applies
to the new state of Michigan sex education curriculum.
- Provide sexual minority youth educational workshops for school faculty and staff and
local agencies in collaboration with the Michigan Department of Education.
- Provide training to parents and guardians of youth enrolled in after school and summer
HIV prevention education programs with the Detroit Parks and Recreation Department.
Detroit Public Schools is seeking to increase the percentage of schools that have a
policy or policies that address all of the following issues:
- Attendance of students with HIV infection.
- Procedures to protect HIV-infected students and staff from discrimination.
- Maintaining confidentiality of HIV-infected students and staff.
- Provide an overview of the new state of Michigan sex education curriculum to all district
- Provide professional development to 100 middle school teachers on the new state of Michigan
sex education curriculum to ensure delivery of HIV instruction is consistent with state and
- Increase the implementation of effective policies and programs to reduce health disparities
among youth at disproportional risk for HIV, STD, and unintended pregnancy.