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Poe Center for Health Education

Raleigh, NC | www.poehealth.org
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We are effective, valuable, and one-of-a-kind.

The Poe Center is a nonprofit organization dedicated to positively impacting the lives of North Carolina youth through health education. Since opening in Raleigh in 1991, the Poe Center has educated more than 1.3 million participants from 94 counties.

Our expert health educators partner with schools and organizations across the state to provide health education to children and adults. Engaging programs are available on nutrition & physical activity, adolescent development, general health, substance use prevention, dental health, bullying prevention, mental wellness, and cooking and gardening education. Poe’s field trip destination in Raleigh is a one-of-a-kind- immersive experience featuring unique teaching spaces. Health educators can also bring programs directly to a school or organization and supplemental resources are available online. Over 87% of program participants report making positive behavior changes after a program with the Poe Center.

The Poe Center is a nonprofit organization dedicated to positively impacting the lives of North Carolina youth through health education. Since opening in Raleigh in 1991, the Poe Center has educated more than 1.3 million participants from 94 counties.

Our expert health educators partner with schools and organizations across the state to provide health education to children and adults. Engaging programs are available on nutrition & physical activity, adolescent development, general health, substance use prevention, dental health, bullying prevention, mental wellness, and cooking and gardening education. Poe’s field trip destination in Raleigh is a one-of-a-kind- immersive experience featuring unique teaching spaces. Health educators can also bring programs directly to a school or organization and supplemental resources are available online. Over 87% of program participants report making positive behavior changes after a program with the Poe Center.

Poe Center Mission Statement

The mission of the Poe Center for Health Education is to educate and empower North Carolina children, youth and their families to make choices that increase positive health behaviors.

Poe Center Vision Statement

The vision of the Poe Center for Health Education is that all North Carolina children and youth live healthy lifestyles.

  • We value DIVERSITY and honor all people without biases of any kind.
  • We value PROACTIVITY. We strive to be innovative leaders and experts in our field taking initiative to demonstrate best practices through an open and collaborative environment.
  • We value INTEGRITY in our internal and external relationships committing to carry out our mission in a trustworthy, professional, and ethical way.
  • We value COMMUNICATION. We speak and write with timely clarity and coherence. We listen and seek to understand and learn from others in order to function with maximum efficacy.
  • We value RESPECT. We acknowledge and recognize the dignity of all individuals trusting in their best intentions.

We are effective, valuable, and one-of-a-kind.

The Poe Center is a nonprofit organization dedicated to positively impacting the lives of North Carolina youth through health education. Since opening in Raleigh in 1991, the Poe Center has…

Temáticas Incluídas

  • Infancia & Juventud
  • Educación
  • Salud & Medicina

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