Health Education SY 18-19 PD

  • Rights, Respect, Responsibility: High School Sexual Health Curriculum Training

    Intended Audience:  School staff working with students in high school grade levels
    Date:  Two day training - January 16 and 17, 2019
    Time: 8:30am-3:00pm
    Location: Boston Nature Center | 500 Walk Hill, Mattapan

    Learning about good communication, safety in relationships, and growth and development lays a foundation that can support healthy relationships and healthy behaviors throughout a person's lifetime. The aim of the training is for you to come away with the knowledge and resources needed to deliver the Rights, Respect, Responsibility sexual health education curriculum in your school community. 
    Participants will receive a curriculum binder, access to online resources and instructional coaching from the Health and Wellness team.


    Rights, Respect, Responsibility: Middle School Sexual Health Curriculum Training

    Intended Audience:  School staff working with students in middle school grade levels
    Date:  Two day training - January 30 and 31, 2019
    Time: 8:30am-3:00pm
    Location: Boston Nature Center | 500 Walk Hill, Mattapan

    Learning about good communication, safety in relationships, and growth and development lays a foundation that can support healthy relationships and healthy behaviors throughout a person's lifetime. The aim of the training is for you to come away with the knowledge and resources needed to deliver the Rights, Respect, Responsibility sexual health education curriculum in your school community. 
    Participants will receive a curriculum binder, access to online resources and instructional coaching from the Health and Wellness team. 


    Healthy and Safe Body Unit: Grades 4-5 Curriculum Training

    Intended Audience: School staff working with students in Grades 4/5 or school nurses
    Date: February 5, 2019
    Time: 8:30am-3:00pm
    Location: Health and Wellness Department | 370 Columbia Road, Dorchester, MA
     
    Supporting students to build healthy relationships, helping them to understand their changing bodies, and encouraging them to make good decisions about keeping safe is what this unit is all about! This skills-based health education unit is aligned to national standards, BPS health education student learning outcomes (SLOs) and comes complete with engaging activities, learning objectives, assessments and homework. The Healthy and Safe Body Unit has been revised to reflect the upgraded District Wellness Policy (June 2017). New lessons have been added to meet the policy as well as to address school needs. This new version covers the following topics in addition to healthy relationships, puberty/hygiene and boundary setting/sexual harassment:
    • needle education
    • body image
    • navigating social media/online safety
    • analyzing gender in advertising

    Participants will receive a 6-lesson Healthy & Safe Body curriculum with relevant resources and instructional coaching to deliver this unit. The aim of the training is for you to come away with the knowledge, understanding and resources needed to deliver and support the Healthy & Safe Body unit in your school community.


    Personal Boundaries and Safety: Grades K-3 Professional Development

    Intended Audience:  School staff working with students in grades K-3
    Date: March 12, 2019
    Time: 9:00am-12:00pm
    Location: Boston Nature Center | 500 Walk Hill, Mattapan

    This 3-hour central professional development will look at the core skills and specific age and developmentally appropriate lessons to help address personal boundaries and safety for this age group. This mini-unit of instruction using standards-based lessons will help students to set personal boundaries, support them to build healthy friendships, assist them to identify trusted adults, and help them to stay safe.
    Participants will receive a K-3 curriculum with relevant resources and instructional coaching to deliver this unit.


    Register on Frontline Education (formerly My Learning Plan)