State law addresses providing professional development to all health education teachers.
Guidance Document to Achieving New York State Learning Standard in Health
Guidance document addresses professional development for health education teachers.
New York Consolidated Laws 804 Health education regarding mental health, alcohol, drugs, tobacco abuse and the prevention and detection of certain cancers.
- All pre-service training programs in the state for elementary teachers shall include adequate preparation regarding the instruction in alcohol, tobacco, and other drugs set forth herein, and no teacher shall be licensed except upon satisfactory demonstration of the competencies included in the institutional proposals approved by the department.