THE ALICE AYCOCK POE CENTER FOR HEALTH EDUCATION Overview
Target demographics: All North Carolina children, youth and their families
The mission of the Poe Center for Health Education is to educate and empower North Carolina children, youth and their families to make choices that increase positive health behaviors.
Since opening in Raleigh in 1991, the Poe Center has educated more than 850,000 participants from 76 counties using innovative teaching theaters, exhibits and offsite programs.
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We showed up unannounced at the door Friday afternoon out of curiosity, and were given a full-on tour of the place. What an amazing program. The enthusiasm of our 'tour guide' was contagious. By the time I left, I wanted to work there, or start my own center. They were lucky enough to have big money... more »
I am a teacher whose third grade class came to the center on a field trip. The professionalism and and enthusiasim of the employees at the Poe Health center is unparelleled. They do a fantastic job of engaging students and tailoring their programs to meet specific classroom needs. We are lucky to ... more »