Office of Health Education
Mission, Vision, and Goal Statements

Vision
To have students who are health literate, having the capacity to obtain, interpret, and understand basic health information and services and the competence to use this knowledge in ways which enhance health.

Mission
To provide effective education designed to motivate and assist all students to maintain and/or improve their health and safety and reduce injury and disease related risks.

Goal
The delivery of a planned, sequential K-12 instructional program based on sound research and including a strong performance base of skills and abilities within the context of current and future health and safety issues.

"The children who survive and the children who thrive are the ones who have enough information and enough self-esteem to trust themselves, so they can say "no" when their friends are saying "yes" ... for knowledge is every child's greatest protection. It is also every parent's greatest protection."

Marguerite Kelly, Author

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