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2019 Call for Candidates: Volunteer for Leadership

"Are you interested in becoming a part of the NCHEC Leadership team? I am certain you will find it as I did: a thoroughly enjoyable and meaningful professional experience." ~Kerry Redican, CHES ® , Immediate Past Chair, NCHEC Board of Commissioners NCHEC is searching for individuals to fill volunteer positions on our Board of Commissioners and Division Boards.  All positions adhere to the Code of Ethics of the Health Education Profession. The terms of these... Read More
Posted by Jessica Wessner at Thursday, May 16, 2019
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Using Your Health Education Skills to Develop a Successful Consulting Business

Written by Leah A. Roman, MPH, MCHES® Since I started my consulting business in 2013, I have received lots of inquiries from health education professionals looking to do the same. It is not surprising. We are living in an era of entrepreneurship and the “gig economy:” a phenomenon of more and more workers taking on part-time flexible work. According to Forbes (2018), more than one third of U.S. workers (approximately 57 million people) make up the gig economy. 1 With... Read More
at Friday, May 10, 2019
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EMPLOYER SPOTLIGHT: GatorWell Health Promotion Services

Since its inception in 1972 GatorWell has applied health promotion strategies to educate University of Florida students on health and wellness topics relevant to the college experience. The driving mission is to empower students to be both healthy and well through prevention with the assistance of a talented team of Health Promotion Specialists. GatorWell is a strong supporter of hiring staff with a CHES® or MCHES® certification behind their name, and currently has five... Read More
Posted by Jessica Wessner at Friday, May 3, 2019
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How Does CHES® or MCHES® Certification Impact Your Professional Life?

At the SOPHE Annual Conference in Salt Lake City, Utah this spring, we had the opportunity to interview 11 CHES® and MCHES® about their careers and how certification has helped in their professional roles as health education specialists in varied sectors. Please take a moment to watch how they have made an impact in the profession of Health Education and Promotion!             Read More
Posted by Jessica Wessner at Monday, April 29, 2019
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NCHEC’s 30th Anniversary Celebration at SOPHE 2019 Salt Lake City - a Photo Journey

The SOPHE Annual Meeting in Salt Lake City this March 26 th – 29 th was a resoundingly positive event, attended by hundreds of CHES® and MCHES® from across the country. The theme of the conference was “Elevating Health Through the Power of Many,” and provided some amazing professional development opportunities for Health Education Specialists. Four NCHEC staff members, including Executive Director Linda Lysoby, attended the conference, along with several past and... Read More
Posted by Jessica Wessner at Thursday, April 11, 2019
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NCHEC Executive Director Receives the Distinguished Fellow Award at SOPHE 2019

Salt Lake City, UT. March 28, 2019 |  The National Commission for Health Education Credentialing, Inc.’s Executive Director, Linda Lysoby, MS, MCHES®, CAE, was recently presented with the 2019 Distinguished Fellow Award from the Society for Public Health Education (SOPHE) during the organization’s annual conference in Salt Lake City, Utah. The esteemed award recognizes individuals who have made significant and lasting contributions to SOPHE and the profession of Health... Read More
Posted by Jessica Wessner at Monday, April 1, 2019
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