Health Education SY 19-20 PD

  • Health curriculum professional developments (PDs) follow the National Health Education Standards and/or the National Sexuality Education Standards and incorporate the Essentials for Instructional Equity, Social Emotional Learning Competencies, Project Based Learning and BPS student learning outcomes. Curriculum and instruction are culturally and linguistically inclusive as well as inclusive of all learning abilities, genders and sexual orientations. 

    Healthy and Safe Body Unit Training
    From classroom strategies to supportive conversations

    Intended Audience: School staff working with students in Grade 4–5
    Date:  March 5, 2019
    Time: 8:30am–3:00pm
    Location: TBD

    Students who are healthy are students who are able to learn! This training provides the knowledge and curricula to help your students understand, practice, and master the skills needed to develop healthy lifestyle habits, make safe and informed decisions, and improve health literacy throughout their lives for themselves and others. The curriculum addresses a variety of topics, including: self-understanding, healthy and safe relationships, growth and development, sexuality, communication and analyzing the influences of others.


    Comprehensive Health Education Professional Learning Community

    Intended Audience: Teachers Grades 4–12
    Dates:  March 10, 2020 | May 12, 2020
    Time: 3:00pm–5:00pm
    Location: BPS Health & Wellness Department, 370 Columbia Road, Dorchester, MA 02125

    Continue to empower students to be healthy and improve your professional practice by joining our Comprehensive Health Education small learning community. Focus will be on skills-based lessons and strategies that directly contribute to students’ ability to develop healthy lifestyle habits, make informed, responsible decisions and improve health literacy throughout their lives for themselves and others. Participants will receive lesson plans and other supporting materials that will allow for immediate lesson implementation.


    Healthy Relationships, Personal Boundaries & Safety K–3

    Intended Audience: Teachers Grades K–3
    Date: April 7, 2020
    Time: 8:30am–3:00pm
    Location: Bolling Municipal Building, Room 2-2-13 A/B, 2300 Washington Street, Roxbury, MA 02119

    Health Education is essential in setting a strong foundation for building healthy relationships, enhancing behaviors, skills and attitudes that promote wellness and prevent disease, and providing functional knowledge of the human body. This training provides curricula, resources and award winning read aloud books to help young students understand, practice, and master the health and social emotional skills needed to develop healthy lifestyle habits, foster and maintain meaningful, safe relationships and make responsible decisions. Topics include: Self-awareness and self-management, relationship skills inclusive of friendship and communication, health prevention, hygiene and safety (including SHARPS education).


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