Need help planning what to say to students? Get a 'script' that will help you plan your presentation to students.
"In-A-Box" Cirricula: Check out the Yankton AHEC's traveling resources!
Check out the North East SD AHEC's traveling resources!
SDMyLife.com is a website aimed at helping South Dakota students research, select and plan for a career.
K-12 Science Teacher Resource:
Check out the University of Nebraska Medical Center McGoogan Library of Medicine for resources.
Health Edventure is a “one-stop” wellness website focusing on disease prevention, disease information and healthy lifestyles.
Bulletin Board Items: Quick and easy info to print and hang around your classroom.
Booklist: K-2 teachers, here's a list of fun, familiar books that your kids will enjoy. They are all healthcare-related and are a perfect opportunity to talk about health careers.
Looking for bright, fun posters emphasizing health careers?
The Sanford Promise:
The Sanford Program for the Midwest Initiative in Science Exploration (PROMISE) connects the communities with new frontiers in science and research. The goal is to increase community understanding of science, raise awareness of the benefits of research, and emphasize the role of both in our society.
Environmental Health Science:
The Environmental Health Science Education website provides educators, students and scientists with easy access to reliable tools, resources and classroom materials.
Certified Health Science Class:
Establish a certified health science program in your school.
HOTT Lesson Plans:
Check out these health career lesson plans for grades K-2, 3-5, 6-8, and 9-12.
HOSA (Health Occupations Student Ass'n) Lesson Plans:
Obtain lesson plans for health occupations/health science teachers.
PBS Lesson Plans:
Find health & fitness lesson plans and activities for your class.
Health Career Fact Sheets:
Check out more than 50 different health careers.
Career and Cluster Videos:
These videos show the types of work people do in nearly 550 careers, organized by the 16 career clusters recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.
How much do you really earn?
After taxes, how much do you take home? How much can you buy with your hard earned wages? Does it matter where you work and live? Check out this link for the answers!
Occupational Outlook Handbook:
Find career information on duties, education and training, pay, and outlook for hundreds of occupations.
South Dakota’s Healthcare Professional Associations:
Look at South Dakota specifics for health careers.
Skills USA – SD Chapter:
SkillsUSA is a partnership of students, teachers and industry representatives working together to ensure America has a skilled workforce.
SD Reality Check:
Check out the South Dakota Department of Labor's "Reality Check" to see if your dream job will support your dream lifestyle!
SDSU College of Nursing
If you think you have what it takes to be a nurse, check out this video!
Is Oral Health for Me?
Have you thought about all of the careers in the dentistry field? Check out this video to see what options are available!
Pharmacy could be for you!
Explore the career of pharmacy. It could be just what you are looking for!
Learn about the roles and responsibilities of Respiratory Therapists.
SDMyLife.com is a website aimed at helping South Dakota students research, select, and plan for a career.
Financial Aid Options
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South Dakota Colleges and Universities:
Check out South Dakota colleges and universities.
South Dakota College Prep:
As early as 7th grade, start preparing students for college.
Search more than 7,000 scholarship and financial aid opportunities.
South Dakota Chiropractors Association
South Dakota Society for Clinical Laboratory Science
South Dakota Dental Association
South Dakota Dental Hygienists Association
South Dakota Academy of Family Physicians
South Dakota Society of Health Systems Pharmacists
South Dakota State Medical Association
South Dakota Society of Medical Assistants
South Dakota Nurses Association
South Dakota Association of Nurse Anesthetists
South Dakota Organization of Nurse Executives
South Dakota Occupational Therapy Association
South Dakota Optometric Society
South Dakota Pharmacists Association
South Dakota Academy of Physician Assistants
South Dakota Physical Therapy Association
South Dakota Society of Radiologic Technologists
South Dakota Society for Respiratory Care
South Dakota Speech-Language-Hearing Association