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Immunization Law Training for
School Staff (TK–12th Grade)

Welcome to free online training for schools TK–12th grades! ;These interactive modules are designed to support your efforts in implementing school immunization requirements.​

Please see the list of training modules and objectives below. Click on the links to begin.

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 Image of school staff thinking “High immunization rates help prevent the spread of infectious diseases

Module 1: Getting Started (7 mins)

  • Understand your role and identify resources

Module 2: California School Immunization Requirements (12 mins)

  • Define required vaccination abbreviations and names
  • Determine if students have received the number of doses required for each immunization

Module 3: California School Admission Requirements (15 mins)

  • Define unconditional and conditional admission
  • Define permanent medical exemption and temporary medical exemption
  • Determine if requirements are met for unconditional admission
  • Determine if requirements are met for conditional admission

Module 4: Processing School Immunization Records Part 1 (8 mins)

  • List the steps to process immunization records
  • Practice using the four steps to process student immunization records

Module 5: Processing School Immunization Records Part 2 (19 mins)

  • Identify student school immunization records that fall into the six reporting categories
  • Process international students and other transfers such as homeless and foster students

Module 6: Following Up on Conditional Entrants (24 mins)

  • Process school immunization records with multiple follow-up dates.
  • Follow up for continued attendance

 Modules 7 & 8: Reporting Immunizations (updated August 11, 2023)​

TK/Kindergart​​en (21 mins)
7th Grade (18 mins)

  • Gather information necessary to report school/pre-k immunization information.
  • Complete the Immunization Assessment Worksheet.
  • Report your immunization information on the reporting website.

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  • ​​Understand the basics about medical exemptions and the CAIR-ME website
  • Know what to do when you receive a medical exemption form
  • Know how to verify a medical exemption in the CAIR-ME website​​

Interested in conducti​​ng SLVEs?

Module 10: School-Located Vaccine Events​

  • Describe the benefits ​of school-located vaccination
  • Identify everyone who might be involved and resources needed to conduct an SLVE
  • Identify general issues with planning and executing an SLVE​

View more training for Pre-Kindergarten Immunization Requirements (Child Care).​

For Instructors

Set up your own in-person training for school staff to reinforce what they’ve learned from ​the online training modules. The customizable presentation includes a brief recap of requirements and updated student scenarios for hands-on practice of processing Blue Cards.​​

Elementary School Resources

7th–12th Grade Resources

Tell Us What You Think​

Send us your feedback about the training modules by emailing with the subject line “School Training Modules.” If there is an issue with specific content, please include the name of the module, page number, and description. (Include a screen shot, if possible.)

Thank you!​​

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