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Division of Kinesiology and Health

College of Health Sciences

Endorsement in School Health Education K-12

An endorsement in School Health Education K-12 for Wyoming Public Schools is available to individuals who have completed or are in the process of completing a teacher certification in another area (e.g. physical education K-12; elementary education). In addition to meeting the requirements for teacher certification in a given content area at the secondary level from an approved university or college program, an individual must complete the following coursework to be endorsed to teach Health Education at the secondary level in the public schools of Wyoming:

  • FCSC 1140 Nutrition
  • HLED 1006 Personal Health
  • HLED 4025 Teaching Sensitive Issues in Human Sexuality: Methods and Concepts
  • HLED 4110 Teaching Health in Schools K-12
  • HLED 4120 Assessment in Heath Education K-12
  • HLED 4130 Management of Comprehensive School Health Education Programs
  • HLED 4900 Topics: Alcohol and Substance Abuse (recommended) or PSYC 2210 Drugs and Behavior (accepted option)

(Classes are available through UW On-Campus, UW Outreach School, and Wyoming Community Colleges.)

 

Individuals receiving a Bachelor's Degree in Physical Education Teacher Education from the University of Wyoming must complete the following courses to be certified to teach Health Education in the public school of Wyoming:

  • HLED 4025 Teaching Sensitive Issues in Human Sexuality
  • HLED 4110 Teaching Health in Schools K-12
  • HLED 4120 Assessment in Heath Education K-12
  • HLED 4130 Management of Comprehensive School Health Education Programs
  • HLED 4900 Topics: Alcohol and Substance Abuse (recommended) or PSYC 2210 Drugs and Behavior (accepted option)

(Classes are available through UW On-Campus, UW Outreach School, and Wyoming Community Colleges.)

 

Contact us with your specific interests and needs! If you are interested in determining whether or you meet the state requirements for certification in health education,  please submit a cover letter, copies of transcripts, and an outline of past experiences (if applicable) to Dr. Mark Byra.

 

WYOMING PUBLIC SCHOOL ENDORSEMENT FOR HEALTH EDUCATION K-12 (PDF)


  


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