Kentucky - Teaching skills for healthy lifestyles: Standards

Area: 
Standards
Policy Type: 
standard
Summary: 

State law requires teaching knowledge, attitudes, and skills for making health-promoting decisions and healthy behaviors.

Kentucky Academic Standards for Primary Health Education Aligned to National Health Education Standards

The National Health Education Standards (NHES) are provided by the Joint Committee on National Health Education Standards and have been aligned to the corresponding Kentucky Academic Standards (KAS).

The Kentucky Academic Standards are being provided with the codes that are aligned in the Continuous Instructional Improvement Technology System (CIITS).

National Health Education Standards

Standard 1: Students will comprehend concepts related to health promotion and disease prevention to enhance health.

Standard 2: Students will analyze the influence of family, peers, culture, media, technology, and other factors on health behaviors.

Standard 3: Students will demonstrate the ability to access valid information, products, and services to enhance health.

Standard 4: Students will demonstrate the ability to use interpersonal communication skills to enhance health and avoid or reduce health risks.

Standard 5: Students will demonstrate the ability to use decision-making skills to enhance health.

Standard 6: Students will demonstrate the ability to use "goal-setting skills to enhance health

Standard 7: Students will demonstrate the ability to practice health-enhancing behaviors and avoid or reduce health risks.

Standard 8: Students will demonstrate the ability to advocate for personal, family, and community health.


Kentucky Academic Standards for Middle School Health Education Aligned with National Health Education Standards

The National Health Education Standards (NHES) are provided by the Joint Committee on National Health Education Standards and have been aligned to the corresponding Kentucky Academic Standards (KAS).

The Kentucky Academic Standards are being provided with the codes that are aligned in the Continuous Instructional Improvement Technology System (CIITS).

National Health Education Standards

Standard 1: Students will comprehend concepts related to health promotion and disease prevention to enhance health.

Standard 2: Students will analyze the influence of family, peers, culture, media, technology, and other factors on health behaviors.

Standard 3: Students will demonstrate the ability to access valid information, products, and services to enhance health.

Standard 4: Students will demonstrate the ability to use interpersonal communication skills to enhance health and avoid or reduce health risks.

Standard 5: Students will demonstrate the ability to use decision-making skills to enhance health.

Standard 6: Students will demonstrate the ability to use goal-setting skills to enhance health

Standard 7: Students will demonstrate the ability to practice health-enhancing behaviors and avoid or reduce health risks.

Standard 8: Students will demonstrate the ability to advocate for personal, family, and community health.


Kentucky Academic Standards for High School Health Education Aligned with National Health Education Standards

The National Health Education Standards (NHES) are provided by the Joint Committee on National Health Education Standards and have been aligned to the corresponding Kentucky Academic Standards (KAS).

The Kentucky Academic Standards are being provided with the codes that are aligned in the Continuous Instructional Improvement Technology System (CIITS).

National Health Education Standards

Standard 1: Students will comprehend concepts related to health promotion and disease prevention to enhance health.

Standard 2: Students will analyze the influence of family, peers, culture, media, technology, and other factors on health behaviors.

Standard 3: Students will demonstrate the ability to access valid information, products, and services to enhance health.

Standard 4: Students will demonstrate the ability to use interpersonal communication skills to enhance health and avoid or reduce health risks.

Standard 5: Students will demonstrate the ability to use decision-making skills to enhance health.

Standard 6: Students will demonstrate the ability to use goal-setting skills to enhance health

Standard 7: Students will demonstrate the ability to practice health-enhancing behaviors and avoid or reduce health risks.

Standard 8: Students will demonstrate the ability to advocate for personal, family, and community health

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