Physical Education

Why is it important?

Physical education is the only class designed to move kids. It keeps kids active, and besides being healthier, active students score higher on standardized tests. That makes it necessary to keep students physically active to not only support academic achievement but to improve it.

 Where would you like to begin?
Quality Physical Education Instructional Practices

Set up a class structure that allows you to maximize the time you have and creates the best learning experience for students.

Develop, implement, and assess your P.E. curriculum to provide the best immediate and long-term health benefits for your students.

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Equipment State Standards

Find activity equipment that complements the spaces and facilities you have and supports student retention of knowledge and skills.

Understand the guidelines that your state has in place to keep your program in line with the latest standards for physical education.

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Talk with Our Expert

Lisa Perry National Physical Education and Physical Activity Advisor.
Ask her questions, get her suggestions, and see how she can help you create a healthier environment.

Get to know Lisa     |     Email Lisa     |     Phone: (970) 409 - 9864

Start with a Training

Join our experts for live and on demand trainings to get the knowledge and tools you need to create healthy changes in areas you are interested in.

Read About What's New & Notable

Find the latest information on current trends, policy updates, and best practices from our experts and leaders in the field.

Let's Move! Active Schools

We collaborated with the First Lady’s Let’s Move! campaign to encourage schools to move more using our Six Step Process. The result, Let’s Move! Active Schools.

Schools enrolled in Let’s Move! Active Schools will receive priority for existing funding opportunities from the Presidential Youth Fitness Program, BOKS, Childhood Obesity 180 and Fuel Up to Play 60.

To find grants, sign up with Let's Move! Active School.

USDA’s Recently Proposed Wellness Policy Rule