Winter Newsletter 2022

Professional Development

WI HSEA Virtual Spring Membership Meeting
*This meeting is canceled. 

WI HSEA - Fall Conference 
Mark your calendars for our IN-PERSON Fall Conference, November 10th and 11th, 2022 in Eau Claire.  More information to come.


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Upcoming Free Wednesday Webinars

March 9th - 3:00 CST - Introduction to Health Science & Careers 
MN HOSA & STEM Fuse will present new and exciting ways to engage students from 6th grade through college with health science and careers. Health professions continue to be one of the fastest-growing fields in the U.S., yet students still are not aware of the myriad of careers available to them. MN HOSA & STEM Fuse aim to educate and prepare the next generation of healthcare workers through technology, skills practice, knowledge-based tests, and more. Learn how you can bring health science pathways to life in your school!


Missed a webinar?  
No problem!  Click the webinar image to view prior recorded Zoom presentations. 

Topics include:
-Cricut in the classroom
-Literacy in the Health Science Classroom
-Employability Strategies
-Medical Terminology Activities 2.0
-Bring Health Professions Week to your classroom
  and many more!

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Resources for Teachers

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HASPI CURRICULUM

The focus of the HASPI curriculum has been to develop health pathway programs by incorporating healthcare and medical concepts into required core courses, such as Science and English. Through collaboration with education and industry partners, HASPI has developed labs, activities, and modules that will support the implementation of the Medical Biology, Medical Chemistry, Medical Anatomy & Physiology, Vaccination and Immunity, and middle school  Earth, Life, and Physical Science curriculum for middle and high school programs.

The main goals of HASPI are to:

  • increase health and medical career awareness.

  • improve science proficiency in middle school, high school, and college courses.

  • strengthen student transition to post-secondary programs and improve retention rates.


Registration is FREE and so are the curriculum resources. Register here and the password needed for the HASPI Curriculum page appears immediately!

WI HSEA 2021-22 ON-DEMAND RESOURCES
Use the .pdf link to access a document that provides a list of videos, classroom resources, educational vendors, and publishers from the 2021 WI HSEA Annual Conference.​
 

PLUG and PLAY LESSONS AND CLASSROOM ACTIVITIES
Connecting health science education and HOSA! Pre-recorded videos and lessons are available “on-demand” for local HOSA advisors/health science instructors and HOSA members for classroom instruction and competition support! These are free resources being made available by HOSA-Future Health Professionals. Lessons have been updated to align with new 2021 -2022 topics. New lessons will continue to be added. The most recent update was made in November 2021.

A video summary of this page can be found HERE

WI HSEA Updates and More...

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  • Please join the HSEA Facebook Group or search "groups" for "Health Science Educators Association" and request to join.  If you are active on Facebook, it's fun to check in and get immediate ideas and files from your fellow educators.

 

  • We are looking for members to join our Advisory Committee. If you are interested in joining a committee (Membership, Website, Marketing/Communications, Conference Planning, and Financials), contact Caryn Riederer at criedere@waukesha.k12.wi.us. The committee meets monthly for one hour.

 

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