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Kleist Health Education Center

Making a difference for our community

We promote wellness, good lifestyle choices and healthy environments for all ages.

The nonprofit Kleist Health Education Center provides a stimulating setting for students, teachers and Southwest Florida community members to learn. Part of the Marieb College of Health & Human Services, our health education programs are interactive, animated and full of vital information. They are aligned to meet Florida's Common Core State Standards, assisting administrators and educators with school curriculum.

Kleist Health | Virtual Education Center

The KHEC’s online ‘easy access learning environment’ was created to assist teachers, parents, students, and other community partners with access to valuable health lessons during these challenging COVID-19 times.

These 8 learning lessons have been designed to inspire the discussion of health information in a safe environment, either at home or when school is back in session. These short lessons can supplement your existing curriculum or be a tool to start your ‘at home discussions’ with your children.

Our web-based lessons are relevant and are focused on 4 key areas: character education, fitness, nutrition, and general health. We hope these learning lessons will meet your needs and support our teachers, students, and parents.

Select any of the virtual classroom lessons below to view or download.

Please call us to make a reservation (after COVID-19 stay at home order is lifted) and see more of our health education programs.

Character Education

Being The Best I Can

Being the best I can

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My Social Responsibility

My Social Responsibility 4-6

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General Health

My Corona Virus StoryGraphic of coronavirus

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Germs and More GermsPhoto of germ hands

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Our Health Education Programs

The Kleist Health Education Center is the only one of its kind in Florida and provides a unique experience for children and adults. Using engaging teaching methods, dynamic models, exciting displays and diverse media, we design our programs to reach students at their level, making a powerful, positive impact. 

Programs and assemblies are offered Monday-Friday for schools and other groups through confirmed reservations.
Please call well in advance of your requested date. You can also contact us using our online inquiry form



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We’re here to answer your questions.

Cynthia Focks

Program Assistant
10501 FGCU Bldv. S.
Fort Myers, Florida 33965

(239) 590-7459