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Thank you for visiting NCHEC.org, your source for Certified Health Education Specialist and Master Certified Health Education Specialist news and events. Your interest in and support of health education certification strengthens the national standard for the health education profession.

The CHES and MCHES designation after a health educator's name is one indication of professional competency and commitment to continued professional development.

Whether you are a graduating health education student, a practicing health education professional, an employer looking for qualified health educators, or a consumer interested in health and wellness, NCHEC.org has something for you. Our goal is to provide useful and timely information. Please visit often.
Congratulations to the Elected NCHEC Board Members
2015 NCHEC Leadership Election Results

Board of Commissioners: Commissioner (At-Large)
Ronenia Jenkins, MPH, CHES, CWPC (2015- 2019)

Division Board for Certification of Health Education Specialists
David Brown, MA, Ed.D., MCHES (2015-2019)
Darlene Saunders, PhD, MPH, MCHES (2015-2019)

Division Board for Professional Development
Karen Stewart, MPH, CHES (2015-2019)
Nigel Thomas, Ed.D., MPH, MCHES (2015-2018)

Division Board for Professional Preparation and Practice
Carolyn Rodgers, PhD, MPH, MHS, CHES (2015-2019)
Julie Zumas, MPH, CPH, CHES (2015-2019)

Registration for the Spring CHES Exam is OPEN
Registration is now open for the April 25, 2015 CHES Exam.  To apply click here

Spring MCHES Exam Registration is OPEN
Registration for the April 25, 2015 MCHES exam is open.  To apply click here

NCHEC Continuing Education Orientation Webinar
Attention newly certified CHES and MCHES - The "How to Maintain Your Certification" Webinar from Thursday July 31st has been archvied.  Click here to view. 

The Learning Objectives:
1) Discuss the recertification requirements for CHES and MCHES
2) List the key resources available to earn Continuing Education Contact Hours for CHES and MCHES

Free Promoting the Profession Kit
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NCHEC offers a free PowerPoint Presentation highlighting the benefits of the CHES and MCHES credentials. It includes the history of CHES certification, reasons to certify, how to apply for the exam, the new advanced-level certification, MCHES, and more. This is an ideal resource to share with your coworkers, coalition partners and students.