Open Airways For Schools®

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The American Lung Association’s Open Airways For Schools® is a school-based curriculum that educates and empowers children through a fun and interactive approach to asthma self-management. It teaches children with asthma ages 8 to 11 how to detect the warning signs of asthma, avoid their triggers and make decisions about their health. Children who complete the Open Airways For Schools® program should be able to:

The Open Airways For Schools® Facilitator Training consists of five modules that will prepare educators to deliver OAS. This Facilitator Training will teach participants to:

  • Recognize the characteristics and potential causes of asthma
  • Discuss the treatment and prevention of asthma symptoms in children
  • Teach the Open Airways For Schools® program directly to students with asthma
  • Explain the objectives of the Open Airways For Schools® program
  • Describe the development and overall evaluation of the OAS curriculum