Office of the Superintendent of Public Instruction (OSPI)
Career & Technical Education (CTE) programs in Washington are aligned with rigorous industry and academic standards. Teachers participate in meaningful professional development on curricula and instruction, standards and assessment, and academic integration.
Health Science Program Supervisor
Under Perkins V, local education agencies and postsecondary institutions should offer more than one program of study that: A) incorporates challenging State academic standards; B) addresses both academic and technical knowledge and skills, including employability skills; C) is aligned with the needs of industries in the economy of the State, region, Tribal community, or local area; D) progresses in specificity (beginning with all aspects of an industry or career cluster and leading to more occupation-specific instruction); E) has multiple entry and exit points that incorporate credentialing; and F) culminates in the attainment of a recognized postsecondary credential.
National Consortium of Health Science Education (NCHSE)
The National Consortium for Health Science Education (NCHSE) is a national partnership of health science state leaders, organizations, publishers, and resource providers interested in bridging that gap through quality education. We work to stimulate creative and innovative leadership for ensuring a well-prepared health workforce.
National Health Science Conference
October 27-31, 2020
Location: Virtual / Online
Conference Registration $175 through October 1; $200 after October 1
This conference is unique because it is 100% focused on health science education. Health science teachers, administrators, state health science leaders and health professionals from across the country will come together to showcase their programs and best practices, communicate their innovative teaching strategies and connect with other health science educators on how to enhance and impact health science education programming.
National Health Science Standards
The health science standards offer an answer to the question, “What does a worker need to know and be able to contribute to the delivery of safe and effective healthcare?” The standards represent core expectations transferrable to many health professions.
The standards provide:
Health Science Curriculum Enhancements 6.0 Edition
Curricular materials developed for teachers by teachers and distributed by NCHSE. It’s labeled a GAMECHANGER; a major redesign with content outlines, PPTs, activities, projects, videos, websites, and test items; even more exciting—the infusion of technology. This learning tool will be valuable for face-to-face, blended or completely online instruction.
Introductory Webinar will be hosted by NCHSE August 12th at 1300 PST
Eastern Washington AHEC
The Area Health Education Center (AHEC) at Eastern Washington University, like its sister AHEC organizations around the country, focuses on health professions education and training, recruitment, and retention, especially for rural and underserved communities. The AHEC also provides technical assistance to communities and serves as a grant partner for a number of initiatives. It is recognized as a leader nationwide for its innovative and successful programs. The AHEC is an integral part of the health science programs at Eastern Washington University, which include professional and graduate studies in Health Policy and Administration, Pharmacy, Human Nutrition, and Speech and Hearing Sciences, and Aging.
Northwest Health Career Path
The Northwest Health Career Path Summit is coming April 3, 2020.
Yakima valley College
W Nob Hill Blvd &, S 16th Ave,
Yakima, WA 98902
Registration is free!
Final agenda and start times have not been released but attendees with longer travel times may want to book a hotel room for Thursday night.