Health Education TEKS Review Work Groups Drafts

Feedback will be accepted in response to Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS) work group drafts throughout the review and revision process. Comments on drafts will help to inform future work groups' recommendations.

When providing specific comments and recommendations for a work group, please identify the work group in the subject line of the email. For example, in the subject line, please indicate "Health Education TEKS Review Work Group A Feedback." Please submit comments to TEA at teks@tea.texas.gov.

Work Group B

Work Group B met in October 2019. The charge for the meeting was to finish identifying where student expectations from the current TEKS for health education would fit into the proposed framework. The work group was also charged to identify the grade levels and/or courses at which the topics recommended by Work Group A should be taught.

Health Education Work Group B Recommendations: Proposed Framework with Current TEKS (PDF, 506KB)

Health Education Work Group B Recommendations: Proposed Framework by Grade Levels/Courses
(PDF, 1103KB)

Work Group A

The Commissioner's Health TEKS Study Recommendations include a framework for the strands and organizing principles for the TEKS. The State Board of Education-appointed content advisors included the framework in their consensus recommendations for the review.

Work Group A met in September 2019. The work group was charged with adding topics for the strands and substrands to the recommended framework. The work group was also charged with identifying where student expectations from the current TEKS for health education would fit in the proposed framework. Work Group A completed its review of student expectations for kindergarten. The next work group will complete the remaining grade levels and courses.


Health Education Work Group A Recommendations  (PDF, 168KB)

Contact Information

Curriculum Standards and Student Support Division
teks@tea.texas.gov
(512) 463-9581