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Whether you are a current health educator working in the field, a health professional looking for an opportunity for career development, or a professional interested in pursing health education for the first time- AAHE has the resources you need.
Health Educators, the more you know, the healthier those you serve can be.That's the reason thousands of health educators become members of the American Association for Health Education (AAHE). AAHE provides the solutions to the challenges you face every day in your career. As a member of AAHE/AAHPERD, you'll receive a steady flow of teaching ideas and tools, research findings, model programs, home study CEU courses, opportunities to attend events, newly released news, facts sheets, and much more.
AAHE offers many informative resources for health educators who work in a wide range of professional settings.Complete list of resources>>
Newly released free resources:
National Health Education Standards
Report of the 2011 Joint Committee on Health Education and Promotion Terminology
Periodicals offered to AAHE members include:
Health Education Credentialing, administered by the National Commission for Health Education Credentialing, Inc. (NCHEC), is a way to designate that certain individuals or organizations have met or exceeded established standards. The health education profession has chosen two certifications, Certified Health Education Specialist(CHES) and Master Certified Health Education Specialist(MCHES),as the means of recognizing individual credentialing for the profession. Learn more>>
Qualifications for health educators interested in pursuing certification include graduation from an accredited or approved program and acceptable performance on a qualifying examination or series of examinations. Register for the exam>>
AAHE offers numerous awards to health educators and health professionals whose contribution and continued support to the profession deserve recognition. Awards are presented at the AAHPERD National Convention & Expo to those individuals who have served as a model of excellence. Learn More>>
The National Convention and Exposition is an opportunity for health educators to network with other working professionals and students, as well as learn about the latest methods and teaching information in health education. Attending convention is also a means for earning health education credits on site.
Save the date for the 2013 AAHPERD National Convention & Exposition April 23-27, Charlotte, NC.
As a designated CECH Provider, AAHE offers Category I CEUs for Certified Health Education Specialists and Master Certified Health Education Specialists through both of the AAHE journals, all AAHE conferences, new webinar series, annual convention and many other announced events every year. Select events>>