We educate the next generation of healthcare professionals.

Better Education, Better Health Science

Let’s build the future of health science together.

We have the tools you need to develop and maintain a successful health science program in your school.

What We Offer

The National Consortium for Health Science Education provides a national forum for health science state leaders to respond to today’s most pressing and ever-changing healthcare issues and workforce needs. In collaboration with our members, NCHSE creates strategic priorities and action plans among a growing community of health science leaders, teachers, and partners with a vested interest in educating the next generation of health professionals.

Visionary Leadership

Broad knowledge and point of influence as the national authority for health science education


National Health Science Standards

Industry validated standards: a common, consistent framework for designing curricula, developing instructional resources, and assessing student achievement and progress


Professional Development

Focusing on best practices, networking, and speaking with one voice to support career success for the future healthcare workforce


Professional Learning Community

Health science state leaders, partners, and educators meet regularly, share expertise, build relationships, and work collaboratively to enhance health science education


Certificate Program

A way to measure and document student mastery of the knowledge of the National Health Science Standards and inform classroom instruction


Member Discounts on NCHSE Resources

  • Health Science Curriculum Enhancements, a comprehensive resource to support delivery of the National Health Science Standards
  • Work-based Learning Guide includes strategies to development real life work experiences and community partnerships

Three Ways You Can Get Involved

Health Science Educators

When teachers join the Health Science Educators Association (HSEA) they get access to the top resources in the health science field.

These educators also enjoy a community of classroom teachers who are shaping the next generation of health science professionals.

Health Science State Leaders

Join a community of state education agency leaders making an impact in their states through health science education.

When you join, you are able to network with your peers and work together to create consistency nationwide.

Health Science Partners

Publishers, professional associations, businesses and government agencies all play a roll in helping to educate the next generation. 

You can partner with us and help us build future health science professionals.

New Resources

We provide quality resources nearly every week to help you develop and maintain a quality health science program. Check back often for more great content!

Free Resource

Download this free Marshmallow Group Challenge activity to use in your classroom!

Best Year Ever! Creative Teaching Strategies to Ready You for Success – Free Virtual Event

Best Year Ever! Creative Teaching Strategies to Ready You for Success New Teachers (& Experienced Teachers) Seminar - Free Virtual Event Presenters: Michele Deck & HSEA Executive Committee For the 2022-23 school year, embark with a burst of positive energy and...

National Health Science Certificate Program Update

National Health Science Certificate Program Update The cost for each stackable certificate for NCHSE member states is currently $10/$12 for non-members. Beginning July 1, 2022, the end of program National Health Science Certificate will be $15 for NCHSE state members...

Highlights From The 2022 NCHSE Annual Meeting

The 2022 National Consortium for Health Science Education Annual Meeting and 30th Anniversary Celebration  was a successful gathering for those able to attend in-person or virtually. Strategies priorities of the organization were highlighted in the 2021 NCHSE Annual...