• Health 1-2

    The Health Credit Option allows PPS students to earn one full (1.0) HEALTH credit. The Health CBE cannot be taken for .5 credit. Students need to pass the PPS Health Exam with a minimum of 80% and then complete a portfolio of work within 3 months of taking the test. Retakes are not an option.

    Register:
    Contact Diane Berthoin-Hernández at the Learning & Credit Options/Virtual Scholars Office,  503-916-6120, for more information on the procress. Sign up for the Health CBE with the student's school counselor. 

    Schedule:
    Enrollment Window:  September 1 through February 1.

    Testing Fee:
    PPS students $35.00

    Grading:
    Student will receive PASS or NO PASS only for Health 1-2. No letter grades will be given. A "NO PASS" is not recorded on the student's transcript. Student will earn 1.0 Health credit for passing the Health CBE Exam/Portfolio. 

    Contact:
    Diane Berthoin-Hernandez, LCO/VS Administrator, dianepbh@pps.net, 503-916-6120, or x71730

    Keisha Mateo, kmateo@pps.net, 503-916-6120, x71732

     

    Health CBE Requirements: 

    Step 1: Pass Exam with 80% or higher (One opportunity to earn a passing score)
    Step 2: Pass Portfolio with scores of “Successful" or "Accomplished” on each portfolio task. (Revisions are permitted)
    Step 3: Pass Final Discussion Based Assessment with a score of “Successful" or "Accomplished”

     

    Health CBE Process: 

    Step 1: Contact Administrator of Learning and Credit Options to discuss request to take the Health Credit By Exam.
    Call 503-916-6120 to set up a phone conference to discuss options.
    Step 2: Register for Health CBE through the school cousnelor. (Enrollment window September 1-February 1)
    Step 3: The LCO Office will send the parent a link to pay for the testing fee. Once the fee is paid, the student will gain access online textbook and study for Exam
    Step 4: Call the LCO Office to set up an appointment to take the Health Test at the LCO Office.
     After receiving a passing score (80% or above), meet with CBE Health Teacher to discuss portfolio and get log-in information.
    Step 5: Within 3 months, complete and upload the portfolio tasks.  (Minimum time to complete is 30 days; Maximum time to complete is 3 months. NO extensions will bee granted
    Step 6: If all scores are passing scored on the portfolio, make appointment to complete the Discussion Based Assessment.
    Step 7: Pass the Discussion based Assessment, 
    Step 8: The LCO Office will post a P or NP on the student's trasncript for Health 1-2. 

    Topics Included: (Additional topics and skills will be provided to the student upon registration for the HEALTH CBE option. 

    Addiction/Substance Abuse
    Healthy Reelatioships & Consent
    Abuse: physical, emotional, sexual, spousal
    Suicide Prevention
    Bullying & Violence Prevention
    Nutrition: nutrients, food composition, digestion, weight
    Reproduction
    Pregnancy
    Gender & Sexuarlity
    Sexual health and hygiene
    Contraceptives & STIs
    Reproductive Health
    Environmental health and safety
    Phobias/Disorders
    Hormones
    Body systems: urinary, endocrine, skeletal, circulatory, nervous, digestive, etc…
    Conflict resolution
    Personal and Community Health
    Mental health
    Nutritional & Physical Activity


    In addition, candidates should be able to demonstrate that they can:
    Access valid health information
    Analyze influences of culture, media, technology, and other factors on health
    Use interpersonal communication skills to enhance health
    Set realistic health-enhancing goals and describe the steps needed to reach those goals
    Use decision-making steps that lead to health-enhancing action
    Advocate for personal, family, and community health

    Recommended Text(s):

    Students will be provided with online access to the PPS Helath text book. Access is provided after the registration and fee are received by the LCO/VS Office.
    Students can also contact their school bookroom clerk to access the following texts: 

                Glencoe, Health, c.1998
    OR
                Prentice Hall, Health, c.2006

    DO NOT EXPECT TO PASS A CREDIT BY EXAMINATION WITHOUT STUDYING.

    Questions? Call (503) 916-6120, or consult your school counselor.

Contact

Diane Berthoin-Hernandez
Administrator
503-916-2000 x71730