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Press Release: National Consensus on School Health Education Update

  OCTOBER 7, 2021 – ATLANTA, GEORGIA – Led by the American School Health Association, Eta Sigma Gamma national health education honorary society, Foundation for the Advancement of Health Education, National Commission for Health Education Credentialing, Society for Public Health Education, and Society of State Leaders of Health and Physical Education, the National Consensus on School Health Education is pleased to share the progress of its nationwide effort to develop resour... Read More

Different Ways to Battle Digital Fatigue & Relieve Stress When Studying for Your CHES/MCHES Exams

As we round out another year of fast-paced living and move into the holiday season and year’s end, there’s a natural shift for many of us to desire to slow down, recover, and understand the fatigue we’ve gone through in the last year of our technology-driven world. When so much of our world revolves around digital media, such as online classes, communication with family and friends, and work, turning away from the technologies which power us isn’t easy. Adding to that... Read More

Certification Spotlight: An Interview with Colleen Hendon, MPH, CHESĀ®

The following interview is part of a new series to highlight the remarkable work efforts of our credential-holders during the COVID-19 pandemic. Name: Colleen Hendon, MPH CHES® Job Title: Program Manager Years’ Experience: 7 Career Sector: School Health/College Health “Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, it is especially important- in particular for adults who work with youth- to be able to recognize mental health challenges and know how to respond.” ~C... Read More

Certification Spotlight: An Interview with Dolores McGrath, CHESĀ®, of Army Wellness Center, Fort Bragg

The following interview is part of a new series to highlight the remarkable work efforts of our credential-holders during the COVID-19 pandemic. Name: Dolores McGrath, BA, CHES® Job Title: Health Promotion Technician Years’ Experience: 5+ Career Sector: Government/Department of Defense | Healthcare When someone asks me, "What do you do?" I always respond, "Whatever it takes." I have a personal passion that comes from real life experienc... Read More

Top Five Reasons to Network in a Digital World (and How to Do It)

Written by: Brittany Chambers, MPH, MCHES®, Vice-chair and Director, NCHEC Division Board for Professional Development; and Monica Lathan-Dye, CHES®, Director, NCHEC Division Board for Professional Development Pre-COVID networking was done in a variety of ways, through face-to-face conferences, seminars, meetings, and even in the grocery line or at your local Starbucks. They say necessity is the mother of invention.  That being said, the emergence of COVID has required us to ex... Read More
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Certification Spotlight: An Interview with Jerome Viloria, Certified Health Education Specialist

NCHEC is extremely proud of the many health CHES® and MCHES® who serve as essential personnel in many different sectors across the US. Health Education Specialists have assumed critical roles in the identification, control, and assurance of the needs of individuals and communities. They advocate fiercely for public protection measures, and support many other critical health education and health behavior measures. As our nation continues to move forward in addressing and recovering fro... Read More

Certification Spotlight: An Interview with Basil Omonya, Master Certified Health Education Specialist

The following interview is part of a new series to highlight the remarkable work efforts of our credential-holders during the COVID-19 pandemic. Name: Basil Omonya, BS, MCHES® Job Title: Health Educator Years’ Experience: 6 Career Sector: International/Overseas | Healthcare NCHEC: What is your current job title and where do you work? Basil: My job title is Health Educator and I work for the Apac District Local Government, Apac Hospital Work Station in Uganda, Africa.&n... Read More

Certification Spotlight: An Interview with Emily Pratt, Certified Health Education Specialist

NCHEC is extremely proud of the many health CHES® and MCHES® who serve as essential personnel in many different sectors across the US. Health Education Specialists have assumed critical roles in the identification, control, and assurance of the needs of individuals and communities. They advocate fiercely for public protection measures, and support many other critical health education and health behavior measures. As our nation continues to move forward in addressing and recovering fro... Read More

How to Create an Exceptional Health Education Resume

Creating a resume can be stressful, but not to worry! This blog post will discuss tips and tricks on how to create an exceptional health education resume. But first, let’s take a look at who are health educators and what they do. Who are Health Educators and What Do They Do?  Health Educators, also known as Health Education Specialists, are defined as professionals who provide and manage health education programs that help individuals, families, and their communiti... Read More

Utilizing Informational Interviews to Augment Your Health Education Career Goals

Health education and promotion is a broad field, stretching across many different career sectors, from hospitals and healthcare clinics, to community organizations, non-profits, and insurance companies, and into many areas of local, state, and federal government. Health education specialists can wear many different hats and function under so many varying job titles. So as an emerging health education specialist, how do you know where you will fit in with your interests, skills, and abilities... Read More

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