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The Maine DOE is committed to supporting schools in the delivery of effective prekindergarten through diploma health education instructional programs. This site provides teachers, administrators, nonprofits, higher education faculty, parents and community members with access to a broad range of resources and tools reflective of Maine’s learning standards. In addition, the Maine DOE Health Education Program specialists offer technical assistance and professional development on health education curriculum, instructional strategies and assessment.

Quality pre-kindergarten through diploma comprehensive school health education provides students with the knowledge and skills to thrive physically, mentally, emotionally, and socially. It contributes to a student's ability to successfully practice behaviors that enhance, protect, and promote health and avoid health risks. Health education assists students in achieving academic success and practicing health lifestyle behaviors. 


Susan Berry
Health Education and Health Promotion Specialist
Phone: 207-215-1844