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This course focuses on the need for universal health-related education. In recent years, schools have assumed the responsibility for this aspect of social development, making it vital for educators to be fully informed of the legal, moral and pedagogical implications of such instruction. The course includes an introduction to health education including topics in weight management, nutrition, physical fitness, illicit drug use, substance abuse, sex education and much more.

This course is part of the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing California Induction Clear Credential progam and fulfills state health education requirements for most preliminary K-12 teaching and Adult and Career Technical Education credentials.


Course attendance is asynchronous, however assignments MUST be completed by specific deadlines throughout the course to earn a passing grade. Log into the course in Canvas on the start date and refer to the syllabus for detailed information regarding individual due dates.

Course Number: EDUC-30057
Credit: 1.50 unit(s)

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