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Health Educator of the Year

This award will be given to a health educator in each of the following school levels:

  • Health Education Professional of the Year Award - School (K-12)
  • Health Education Professional of the Year Award - College/University

The purpose of this award is to encourage and recognize outstanding teaching and professional involvement by educators/professionals in the area of Health Education.

The candidate must be someone who:

  1. Has major responsibility for teaching, programming, or administering effective health education programs.
  2. Has at least five years experience in the category where they are applying.
  3. Serves as a positive role model epitomizing the values and desired outcomes of health education.
  4. Utilizes various teaching strategies and incorporates innovative learning experiences based on developmental social and psychological needs of students and/or clients.
  5. Shows interest in and sensitivity to the needs of students, clients and fellow professionals.
  6. Assumes responsibility for his/her professional growth and evidences professional commitment through membership and involvement in local, state and national health organizations.
  7. Currently a member of OAHPERD, AAHPERD, AAHE, and must attend the SDAAHPERD convention.

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