The Curriculum of Educational Athletics provides a variety of resources to help students at Massachusetts Interscholastic Athletic Association’s member schools make educated decisions that lead to healthy lifestyles. The program offers an array of workshops and conferences that enable students to build connections to their schools, teams, and communities—learning values such as discipline, performance under stress, teamwork, sacrifice, commitment, accountability, leadership, and health and well-being. These workshops and conferences also provide an opportunity for students to interact with peers from other districts across the state and learn about strategies for promoting safe and fun substance-free events in their communities. Curriculum components include:
With funding from SAMHSA’s Service to Science Subcontract to Build Evaluation Capacity of Evidence-Based Interventions, the Massachusetts Interscholastic Athletic Association will take additional steps to measure the effectiveness of The Curriculum of Educational Athletics program. Specific objectives include hiring an evaluator, developing and testing evaluation tools and outcome measures, designing and beginning the implementation of a longer-term study of effectiveness, and working with an Institutional Review Board to ensure that measurement tools and evaluation design meet accepted standards.
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