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NEW! Oregon Health Education Standards and Performance Indicators were adopted by the State Board of Education in December 2016.

Oregon Health Education Standards and Benchmark (OHES) revisions were adopted by the State Board of Education on October 11.2012. Revisions were made to all Health Education strands and the format for the OHES was also revised, with color coding.

  • Master GLM K-3     
  • Grades K-3 Health Skills and Concepts Instructions aligned with Oregon Health Education Standards
  • Master GLM 4-5     
  • Grades 4-5 Health Skills and Concepts Instructions aligned with Oregon Health Education Standards
  • Master GLM 6-8     
  • Grades 6-8 Health Skills and Concepts Instructions aligned with Oregon Health Education Standards
  • Master GLM 9-12     
  • Grades 9-12 Health Skills and Concepts Instructions aligned with Oregon Health Education Standards

The National Health Education Standards (NHES) are written expectations for what students should know and be able to do by grades 2, 5, 8, and 12 to promote personal, family, and community health. The standards provide a framework for curriculum development and selection, instruction, and student assessment in health education.

This SHAPE America Guidance Document gives teachers, administrators, curriculum specialists and teacher trainers a detailed blueprint for designing and delivering health education that meets national, state and local standards and frameworks.

Health Resources

Legislative Requirements and Supporting Documentation

During the 2009 Session, the Legislature passed Senate Bill 348 in an attempt to respond to the serious issue of sports-related concussion injuries as a result of inappropriate treatment and diagnosis. This legislation requires individuals engaged in athletic coaching in Oregon be annually trained in recognizing the signs and symptoms of a concussion and how to seek proper medical treatment for a person suspected of having a concussion.
 
Since 2007 with the leadership of the Legislature through ORS 342.726, ODE responded to the very serious issue of use and abuse of anabolic steroids and performance enhancing substances (ASPES) among school-age children.
 
An automated external defibrillator (AED) is a portable electronic device that analyzes cardiac rhythm and prompts a user to deliver a shock when necessary. Its purpose is to jolt abnormal heart rhythm, such as ventricular fibrillation, back to normal sinus rhythm.

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