Health Education

This page provides you with information on curriculum, rules, and news. We welcome any suggestions you have that will improve this site for people who provide high-quality Health Education programs for students. and receive updates. 

外国成人视频The Division of Curriculum provides direction and leadership to Health Education programs that serve students from Kindergarten through Grade 12. Curriculum staff members assist districts statewide with implementation of the TEKS. They assist the instructional materials division with the materials adoption process for Kindergarten through Grade 12 Health Education. 

Health Education FAQs 2015 (PDF, 254KB)

Curriculum Standards

Health education standards may be found at .  

 

Announcements

Behavior Health, Mental Health, and Suicide Prevention Training for Educators  

Health and Safety Code (outside source) states that the Department of State Health Services (DSHS), in coordination with TEA and regional education service centers (ESCs), shall provide and annually update a list of recommended best practice-based programs for implementation in public elementary, junior high, middle, and high schools within the general education setting. DSHS, TEA, and each ESC is required to make the list easily accessible on their websites. For more information about the list of recommended programs and other resources, please visit the Mental Health and Behavioral Health web page

Health Education Related Links

The following links are about health education:

Alcohol and Drugs

Evidence-based Prescription Drug Awareness Programs

Evidence-based Programs for Alcohol Awareness  

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Nutrition

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Additional School Health Related Links 

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Agencies and Organizations

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Resources about HIV and AIDS

This document provides you with information on Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) and Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS) Prevention Resources  (PDF, 88KB).

This page provides  (PDF, 626KB) about HIV and AIDS.

Relating to the Care of Elementary and Secondary School Students with Diabetes

House Bill (HB) 984 (79th Legislature) amends the Health and Safety Code by adding Chapter 168, Care of Students with Diabetes. This chapter requires school personnel to be trained on diabetes and its management to include hyperglycemia and hypoglycemia.

Students with Diabetes Related Links 

外国成人视频The following links provide information on diabetes:

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Implementation Guide

Contact Information

Barney Fudge, Statewide Coordinator, Health and Safety
william.fudge@18hsm.com
Texas Education Agency 
1701 North Congress Avenue 
Austin, Texas 78701-1401 
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Curriculum Standards and Student Support Division 
curriculum@18hsm.com
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