SDE: Medical Careers Education Connecticut State Department of Education SDE: Medical Careers Education

Medical Careers Education

Medical Careers Education in Connecticut provides secondary students with a foundation of basic skills, knowledge and attitudes necessary for pursuing postsecondary education and employment in health care.


  • National Consortium for Health Science Education
  • Health Occupations in Comprehensive High Schools - 103 Endorsement in Initial Teacher Prep Requirements [PDF]
  • National Healthcare Foundation Standards and Accountability Criteria [PDF]
  • Career and Technical Education Assessment/Medical Careers Education [PDF]
  • Connecticut Career Pathways/Medical Careers Education
    • Health Science-Diagnostic Services  [PDF] [Excel]
    • Health Science-Therapeutic Services   [PDF] [Excel]
    • Health Science-Biotechnology Research and Development [PDF] [Excel]
  • DPH - Department of Public Health links to nurse's aid program requirements, sample curriculum and certification information


Teachers and Administrators


  • HOSA Future Health Professionals
    HOSA Future Health Professionals is a student organization whose mission is to promote career opportunities in health care and to enhance the delivery of quality health care to all people. Through this website, members, advisors, and guests can access a wide array of services from basic organization information to online membership services.
  • CT HOSA Future Health Professionals 
  • Skills USA - VICA
    Skills USA-VICA is a national organization serving high school and college students and instructors who are enrolled in training programs in technical, skilled, and service occupations, including health occupations.

    Suzanne Vita Loud   
    Phone: (860) 713-6746
    Facsimile: (860) 713-7030
    Major Responsibilities:

        Cooperative Work Education

        Marketing Education

        Medical Careers
        Mastery-Based Learning



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