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Tips and Tools for Meeting Your Continuing Education Requirement

Having a game plan for your continuing education requirement is a great idea... don't wait until it's too late! Use these helpful tips and tools to plan wisely and experience a smooth recertification process.  Read More
Posted by Jessica Wessner at Monday, July 8, 2019
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How to Study for the CHES® Exam

Advice for Taking the CHES® Exam Are you preparing to take the Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES®) examination? You are not alone. In fact, there are thousands of students and professionals sitting for this prestigious certification examination each year, at hundreds of Prometric Test Center locations across the country. Lengthy examinations can be daunting!  But with such a inspiring community of test-takers around you, it can be quite advantageous to reach out to... Read More
Posted by Jessica Wessner at Monday, June 24, 2019
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How To Become a Health Education Specialist

The U.S. Department of Labor defines health educators as those that provide and manage health education programs that help individuals, families, and their communities maximize and maintain healthy lifestyles. Health educators, also known as Health Education Specialists, are active in communities large and small across the United States  addressing needs for health education  programs, planning effective programs, analyzing community data, and encouraging healthy lifestyles,... Read More
Posted by Melissa Opp at Thursday, June 13, 2019
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CE Corner: Summer Continuing Education Events

  If you are looking for some great continuing education opportunities this summer, we've collected a few right here that are worth a look!  These events offer quite a few Category I CECH toward recertification requirements, and are located in different geographic regions or are available online.    These events are only a highlight:  please visit our online CE event search page to locate ALL offerings, include All free and low-cost opportunities! ... Read More
Posted by Jessica Wessner at Tuesday, June 4, 2019
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Recipients Announced! Helen P. Cleary Scholarship Opportunity for Full-time Health Education and Promotion Students Seeking the Certified Health Education Specialist Credential

The National Commission for Health Education Credentialing, Inc., (NCHEC) has announced the names of three recipients for the Helen P. Cleary Scholarship.  The newly instituted award was designed to assist full-time undergraduate or graduate students with the fees associated with the Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES®) examination. Applicants for this award were to demonstrate both financial need and a passion for their chosen field of Health Education and Promotion during... Read More
Posted by Jessica Wessner at Thursday, May 30, 2019
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2020 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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