8/4/22 update - Public Act 102-0522:
District 47 routinely reviews all curriculum for relevance, instructional practices, content/skills, timeliness of resources, and when the state issues new standards and/or guidance. Similar to other pieces of legislation, the district has incorporated P.A. 102-0522 into the curriculum review process. District 47 will not be adopting the National Sex Education Standards (NSES). Per the Illinois State Board of Education, the new learning standards do not need to be adopted by school districts. Additionally, Public Act 102-0522 states that school districts may adapt the curriculum to the specific needs of their community as long as all instruction and materials, including any provided and/or presented by outside individuals or organizations, do not conflict with the law.
At the elementary level, Health is taught by the STEM teacher during the STEM Encore time. For 2022-2023, Elementary Health topics include:
Contact Carolyn Stadlman, Director of Math, Science & STEM, firstname.lastname@example.org for further information about health curriculum.