North Carolina - HE professional development: Staff qualifications and professional development

Area: 
Staff Qualifications And Professional Development
Policy Type: 
Statute
Summary: 

State law addresses providing professional development to all health education teachers.

North Carolina General Statues 115C-81.25 Health Education

(a) Comprehensive health education instruction shall be developed and taught to students from kindergarten through ninth grade.
(b) The State Board of Education shall do all of the following:

  • (1) Supervise the development and operation of the statewide comprehensive school health education program, including curriculum development, teacher professional development, promotion of training in teacher preparation programs, learning material review, and assessment and evaluation of local programs in the same manner as for other programs.
  • (2) Adopt objectives for the instruction of the subject areas listed in this section that are appropriate for each grade level.
  • (3) Approve textbooks and other materials incorporating these objectives that local school administrative units may purchase with State funds.
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