Health Science Educator Resources
One of the ways that SDACTE can support your work in the classroom, is by providing Health Science resources and professional development opportunities. Below you will find a list of resources that have been complied to help you create and deliver high-quality Health Science instruction to your classroom learners and HOSA students.
This list provides a variety of online resources to support Health Science instruction. Click on the title to view/download a version of this list.
Additional resources and professional development is available through ACTE. Visit the ACTE website for more information.
HOSA is the nationally recognized Career and Technical Student Organization (CTSO) for the Health Sciences career cluster. CTSOs like HOSA are critically important to having a well-rounded, engaging, and rigorous CTE program in your district. To learn more about HOSA or to start a chapter, click on the title to visit the official South Dakota HOSA website.
If you are looking to start an approved CTE Health Science course or expand on an already approved CTE Health Science course at your school use the following links for additional information, including approved state standards, educator endorsement information, and more.
The National Consortium for Health Science Education is a non-profit education organization that represents state education agency leaders responsible for middle school, secondary, and postsecondary career technical education (CTE) health science programs. Established in 1991, NCHSE supports visionary leadership, promotes best practices, and speaks with one voice to promote career success for the next generation of health professionals. Their teacher organization offers resources, PD, and other support for HOSA Advisors and health science educators across the country.