The National Consensus for School Health Education builds on decades of collaboration among leading national health education organizations in the United States. The Consensus develops model guidance and other resources for educators interested in quality school health education within the framework of the Whole School, Whole Community, Whole Child model. Our products are available for use without cost (with attribution).
Six leading national health education organizations joined together to form the Consensus.
National Commission for Health Education Credentialing
NCHEC’s vision is to promote, improve, and protect the health of people through upholding the highest quality standards in health education certifications. The mission of NCHEC is to enhance the professional practice of Health Education by promoting and sustaining a credentialed body of Health Education Specialists.
Society for Public Health Education
The mission of the Society for Public Health Education (SOPHE) is to support leaders in health education and promotion to advance healthy and equitable communities across the globe. Our vision is a healthy world through health education. SOPHE promotes healthy behaviors, healthy communities, and healthy environments.
Society of State Leaders of Health and Physical Education
The Society of State Leaders of Health and Physical Education utilizes advocacy, partnerships, professional development and resources to build the capacity of school health leaders to implement effective health education and physical education policies and practices that support success in school, work and life.