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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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NCHEC Celebrates 30 Years of History in Credentialing

  “We took the time to do it right.” ~Helen Cleary, CHES® #1   The words uttered by our very first Certified Health Education Specialist and founder of what is today the National Commission for Health Education Credentialing, Inc. (NCHEC) continues to ring true.  The year 2019 marks the 30 th Anniversary of our esteemed organization and its journey along the path of the promotion of health education specialists through the CHES® and MCHES®... Read More
Posted by Jessica Wessner at Thursday, January 24, 2019
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Dr. Helen P. Cleary: Leader, Visionary, Mentor

In Memory of Dr. Helen P. Cleary, MPH, D.Sc., CHES® (1920-2016)   Written by: Alyson Taub, EdD, MCHES® Professor Emerita of Health Education, New York University First Executive Director, NCHEC   Dr. Helen Cleary, the driving force in the establishment of the National Commission for Health Education Credentialing, Inc. (NCHEC), died peacefully at home at the age of 96 on November 5, 2016.  Due to her important role in spearheading certification,... Read More
Posted by Jessica Wessner at Tuesday, May 9, 2017
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