FL DOE Comprehensive Health Education Mandates

  • Health Education Mandates Broward County Public Schools (BCPS) is committed to preparing students to be emotionally resilient and academically prepared for success in a global community. To ensure this and to be in compliance with the State Board of Education Rule Memo, a minimum of five hours of required instruction related to mental and emotional health education is provided to every student in grades K-12 annually. The content areas to be taught are mental and emotional health, substance use and abuse prevention, internet safety and/or human trafficking, and character education. Access the lessons and view related documents and supplemental lessons in the drop-downs below.

    More information on the FL DOE health education related requirements related to the State Board of Education state statute Rules can be found on the FL DOE and Comprehensive Education Mandates webpages.  You can also visit the BCPS School Counseling webpage or go to the Florida Department of Education's webpage to view the BCPS 2021-22 Health Education Mandates Annual Report Implementation Plan.