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The latest ideas, tips, and trends for CTE, career readiness, business education, and computer applications teachers.

Betty Jean Schultz

Betty Jean is detail-oriented and pays attention to how the smallest details can affect the big picture. Her passion is to provide error-free curriculum to our teachers so they can spend time pursuing their own passions.

Health Science | National Healthcareer Association (NHA)

By: Betty Jean Schultz
February 23rd, 2022

Are you new to teaching CTE health science? If so, you probably need to brush up on the certification options available to your students. Some of the most widely accepted health science certifications come from the National Healthcareer Association (NHA).

Health Science | National Healthcareer Association (NHA)

By: Betty Jean Schultz
August 12th, 2021

The NHA CPT exam is an industry certification developed by the National Healthcareer Association to measure a student’s knowledge and skills needed to become a certified phlebotomy technician.

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Health Science | National Healthcareer Association (NHA) | Phlebotomy

By: Betty Jean Schultz
June 10th, 2021

As a CTE health science teacher, your curriculum ranges from health science foundations to certification-focused topics.

National Healthcareer Association (NHA) | CBCS

By: Betty Jean Schultz
January 28th, 2021

Editor's Note: This version of the NHA CBCS Exam will be retired in late 2021. Click here to learn about the updated version: What Is the NHA CBCS Exam (Updated for 2021) As a health science curriculum developer, we work with thousands of teachers every year who need to prepare their students for industry certifications.

Health Science | National Healthcareer Association (NHA)

By: Betty Jean Schultz
October 20th, 2020

As a CTE health science teacher, you probably teach a variety of classes, ranging from health science foundations to certification-focused courses. While introductory healthcare classes have many options available, it’s more challenging to find age-appropriate resources for courses focused on specific careers, like pharmacy technician. Because of this, teachers often ask how our digital curriculum, HealthCenter21, can be used in a pharmacy technician class to help prepare students for the NHA CPhT exam.

NHA CMAA | Health Science | NHA CCMA | Medical Assisting

By: Betty Jean Schultz
August 27th, 2020

As a developer of health science curriculum we work with thousands of CTE health science teachers every year. Many of these instructors are looking to expand their course and certification offerings, especially in the medical assisting profession.