CATCH Global Foundation (“CATCH”) is a nonprofit organization with the mission to empower school communities to cultivate Whole Child wellness as a lever for social equity.
CATCH offers evidence-based and evidence-informed programs and professional development trainings across the United States for Health Education, Physical Education, Vaping Prevention, Social-Emotional Learning, and Whole Child wellness. CATCH programs work together to ensure educators are equipped with comprehensive resources and that every child's physical, mental, emotional, and social development is nurtured.
Health Ed Journeys is CATCH’s comprehensive K-8 health education curriculum. Meeting national and state-level health standards, Health Ed Journeys is an expansion of CATCH’s classic evidence-based health program, backed by over 120 peer-reviewed scientific articles. This program provides a 36-week scope and sequence for health education covering the topics of foundational Health Literacy, Nutrition & Physical Activity, Physical Health & Hygiene, Mental Health, Substance Misuse Prevention, and Injury & Violence Prevention & Safety.
CATCH PE Journeys is CATCH’s evidence-based, developmentally appropriate K-8 physical education curriculum that teaches students physical literacy, movement skills, fitness, social-emotional learning, skill competency, and cognitive understanding about the importance of lifelong physical activity.
CATCH programming was scientifically developed using a proven formula for effective health education through the combination of knowledge, skill development, and environmental support as a means to promote students to develop healthy behaviors. When students engage in healthy decision-making, they are better prepared to reach their full potential.
To learn more about CATCH Global Foundation and our full scope of health programs and professional development trainings, please visit www.catch.org.