Educators

At Huron Perth Public Health, we offer programs, resources, classroom materials and support to elementary and secondary school educators.

Programs and Services

Any school staff member can request one of our programs and services. Popular programs include:

  • Teen Esteem and Elements programs for students in grades 5 and 6
  • Presentations by HPPH staff on topics like vaping
  • Let's Get Cooking program for students in grades 5 to 8
  • Playground games leadership training

To request a program or service for your school, call 1-888-221-2133 x 3245 or email us.

Curriculum kits and displays

We offer a variety of curriculum kits and displays that you can use to complement your class program.

Our curriculum kits include:

  • Healthy eating kids
  • Healthy growth and development kits
  • Oral health kits
  • Personal safety and injury prevention kits
  • Physical activity kits
  • Sun safety kits

To request a program or service for your school, call 1-888-221-2133 x 3245 or email us.

Health promotion resources

We offer printed health promotion resources that you can display in your classroom or in the halls of your school. These include bullying prevention signs, general health materials, healthy eating and more!

To request a program or service for your school, call 1-888-221-2133 x 3245 or email us.

Subscribe to our newsletters

We offer a monthly newsletter to educators in our community. Subscribe to the Learning for the Health of It newsletter today and stay up-to-date with all relevant public health information.

Healthy schools

A healthy school approach is a comprehensive approach where school administrators, teachers, students and community agencies work together to create an environment that will make a positive impact on a child's health and learning.

Staff from Huron Perth Public Health are available to help support health-related initiatives in schools and also with achieving OPHEA healthy schools certification.

Food and beverage policies

All publicly-funded elementary and secondary schools in Ontario must follow food and beverage guidelines for items sold on school property in:

  • cafeterias, vending machines, tuck shops
  • catered lunch programs
  • bake sales, sports events

HPPH staff are available to help with implementing food and beverage guidelines in your school. Call 1-888-221-2133 x 3245 or email us.