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There are multiple opportunities for public health professionals to continue their education, gain additional skills and talk with other public health professionals.

Professional Development

Connecticut Department of Public Health - Workforce Development

The Connecticut DPH website has links for student internships, certificate programs and public health career development.


CT TRAIN is a free service of the Public Health Foundation and offers an excellent learning resource for public health professionals.

Four 21st Century Skills and Public Health

This is a word document highlighting 21st Century Skills and the public health core competencies in which they apply.

Partners in Information Access for the Public Health Workforce - A collaboration of U.S. government agencies, public health organizations, and health science libraries

Partners is a website containing links for certification, credentialing, education, conferences, fellowships, training and compentencies.

Partnership for 21st Century Skills

The Partnership organization advocates for 21st century readiness for all students.

Public Health Activities for Educators

This document was developed by CPHA's Mentoring Committee and focuses on public health activities for educators, guidance counselors and career ambassadors.

Public Health Foundation

The PHF Workforce Development site has information about additional resources, news and events.


Association of Schools and Programs of Public Health

ASPPH has been a national public health resources for schools since 1953.

Certification in Public Health

The Certification in Public Health exam was created to standardize public health knowledge and skills across all public health disciplines.

Council on Education for Public Health

CEPH works to provide accreditation to public health schools and programs.

National Commission for Health Educational Credentialing

NCHEC provides the CHES designation and offers CHES credits.

Southern Connecticut State University - Department of Public Health
University of Connecticut - Programs in Public Health
               Graduate Certificate in Foundations of Public Health
Yale School of Public Health
University of Saint Joseph

The four schools of public health in Connecticut offer certificate, undergraduate, master's and/or PhD degrees.


American Public Health Association Annual Meeting and Forums

APHA's Annual Meeting is one of the largest gatherings of public health professionals. Online forums offer year-round collaboration opportunities.

Connecticut Public Health Association Annual Meeting

CPHA's Annual Meeting is the largest public health gathering in Connecticut, providing nationally and international recognized speakers, student poster sessions and networking opportunities.

Public Health Information Network Forum

The PHIN is a network of online forums dedicated to to supporting open dialogue on a range of public health issues.

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