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HealthCenter21 | NCHSE | National Healthcareer Association (NHA) | Educational Resources

By: Mike Cescon
October 19th, 2022

Some teachers who use HealthCenter21 end up disappointed that it doesn’t cover every health science topic with the depth they want. Though HealthCenter21 is robust, it has its limitations when it comes to more specialized courses. 

National Health Science Assessment | NCHSE | National Health Science Standards

By: Emma Stanton
August 17th, 2022

Are you new to teaching CTE health science classes? If so, you’re probably looking for direction on what topics to teach and how to organize your syllabus.

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Health Science | NCHSE | Diversified Health Occupations

By: Brad Hummel
June 30th, 2022

As a teacher in a CTE health careers program, there’s a good chance you’ll be asked to teach a course on the foundations of health science. Health Science Foundations is one of the most common courses future medical workers take because it introduces them to many of the core concepts they’ll need to succeed.

Health Science | NCHSE | Professional Development

By: Brad Hummel
December 28th, 2021

As a new health science teacher, it’s natural to seek out professional development opportunities to help you better manage the demands of your classroom. Especially if you don’t have other educators in your school to rely on for help, these opportunities can be invaluable as you seek to grow and improve as a teacher.

Career and Technical Education (CTE) | Health Science | NCHSE | Work-Based Learning

By: Brad Hummel
November 18th, 2021

Are you a CTE health science teacher looking to add work-based learning (WBL) to your program? If so, you might be unsure about where to begin and how to be successful with WBL. You might have heard that the National Consortium for Health Science Education (NCHSE) offers a work-based learning guide and want more information to help you decide if this resource is appropriate for you.

Health Science | NCHSE | National Health Science Standards | Educational Resources

By: Mike Cescon
October 20th, 2021

With the wealth of educational material available online, it’s easy to feel overwhelmed when looking for resources to teach your health science class. Which resources align with your teaching style? Which will help your health science class meet its objectives? Which will be the most engaging for your students to follow?