Health and Wellness

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Addressing the well being of all learners is a critical component of an effective education system. Numerous laws address various aspects of health and wellness in schools. The Maine Department of Education provides many resources for educators and families to use when supporting the health and wellness of children from preschool through graduation. Check back frequently for updates.

MOOSE Module: Empathy Champion Training
MOOSE Module: Exploring Feelings and Expressions

Maine resources to support foundational health and wellness:

Social Emotional Learning, also known as SEL4ME, provides many free resources to educators and communities. 

 Maine Learning Results: Health Education standards (current)

Maine Learning Results: Physical Education standards (current)

Health Education Key Concepts (RTF, 1.2MB) This is a tool to assist school districts in deciding which health education key concepts should be included in a district health education curriculum.