Teen Pregnancy Prevention

Teen Pregnancy Prevention Overview

Health Education

The Maryland State Department of Education utilizes multiple approaches to address teen pregnancy prevention.  Comprehensive school health education includes instruction that complies with the Code of Maryland Regulations (COMAR) 13A.04.18.01-.02.  The goals of comprehensive health education curriculum are listed in COMAR 13A.04.18.02.  To view the goals click on this link.

In Focus

The 2018 National Day to Prevent Teen Pregnancy is May 2, 2018.

Educational Programs for Pregnant Students
COMAR 13A.08.01.06 sets forth the responsibility of the local school system to provide appropriate educational programs for pregnant students.  Click to view the regulation.

Contact Information

Alicia Mezu, MSN/Ed, BSN, BS, RN
Health Services Specialist
Maryland State Department of Education
200 West Baltimore Street
Baltimore, MD 21201
Phone:  (410) 767-0353
Fax:      (410) 333-8148
Email:   alicia.mezu@maryland.gov

Student Services & Strategic Planning

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FACT: Teen pregnancy prevention is a wise investment.