Health Education Curriculum and Instruction

NYSED Health Education Commissioner's Regulations Part 135.3

The resources below provide guidance, information, and resources for school health instruction as required by education law and Commissioner's regulations. Links on this page connect to the NYSED Curriculum and Instruction Health Education Webpage.

Health Education Standards, Requirements, and Evaluation Tools

Incidental Teaching-80-5.3 

A superintendent of schools may assign a teacher to teach a subject not covered by such a teacher's certificate or license for a period not to exceed five classroom hours a week, and due to the COVID-19 crisis during the 2020-2021 school year for a period not to exceed ten classroom hours a week, when no certified or qualified teacher is available after extensive and documented recruitment and provided that approval of the commissioner is obtained. 

School Health  Professional Organizations

Page last updated 5/12/21