Physical Education Trainings

Explore these opportunities for training and professional development on physical education.

TitleTraining TypeDescription
Components of QPEVideo
Recorded Webinar: Award-Winning Strategies for Getting Students to Move MoreVideoRecorded webinar that took place on November 16th.
Before, During and After School Physical ActivityCourseProviding regular opportunities for youth to participate in physical activity will help them establish healthy lifestyles. This on-demand training will provide strategies and ideas to successfully infuse physical activity into the educational experience. Participants will leave this session with the tools, resources and strategies that are sure to get students moving and learning more! Take the Next Step and Update Your Assessment!
Meeting the Mark with Presidential Youth FitnessCourseThe Presidential Youth Fitness Program helps physical educators assess, track, and recognize youth fitness and physical activity. The PYFP provides a model for health related fitness education within a comprehensive, quality physical education program. Participants will identify the three components of the PYFP and be able to access provide resources and tools for physical educators to enhance the fitness education process. Take the Next Step and Update Your Assessment!
QPE for All: Best Practices in Physical EducationCourseDeveloping a quality physical education program is a process based upon utilization of best practices and implementing the components of quality physical education. The participant will gain an understanding of the strategies, activities and approaches that are required to develop a quality physical education program. Take the Next Step and Update Your Assessment!
MVPA III: Disguising FitnessCourseIncreasing physical activity in physical education class can be accomplished using evidence based strategies. More effective management of students, equipment and instructional time can yield more activity for your students. Participants will learn why MVPA is important to student health, learn research based strategies to increase MVPA, and learn to modify existing activities to increase MVPA. This is the third session on MVPA in a series of three. Take the Next Step and Update Your Assessment!
Exploring the Criteria of the Healthy Schools Program AwardCourseThe Criteria Explorer helps schools complete the application for the National Healthy Schools Award by providing detailed information and support for each of the required criteria. Alliance school health experts walk through each criterion, providing detailed insights on: - Who can help answer each assessment question - Why the criteria is important - What resources are recommended - What evidence of success is required for the National Healthy Schools Award application Take the Next Step and Update Your Assessment!
Pre Test Creating a Quality PE ProgramTestPlease complete this pre-test which will determine baseline knowledge and preparedness for this course of study.
CEU: Healthy Schools Virtual Conference, Move MoreCurriculum

Please register for this to receive CEUs for the Move More track of the 2017 Healthy Schools Virtual Conference. Please email vpm@healthiergeneration.org with any questions.

Making Sense of AssessmentVideoStarting this video will begin your virtual classroom experience. Start, pause, and complete this lesson at a pace that works for you .
Presidential Youth Fitness Program Curriculum BundleCurriculumThe Presidential Youth Fitness Program is the nation's fitness education and assessment program. Through a partnership between the National Fitness Foundation and Alliance for a Healthier Generation, physical educators have an opportunity to earn continuing education credits this fall! By completing a series of four FREE online modules, you can learn how to create a robust fitness education and assessment process through implementation of the Presidential Youth Fitness Program. Follow the instructions in the attached document to obtain your credit!
Module 1: Getting started with the Presidential Youth Fitness ProgramCourseLearn about the history, mission and value of the Presidential Youth Fitness Program! Discover how PYFP fits into a quality physical education program and analyze the link between academic achievement and fitness education. This module is first in a series of four. Be sure to check out the other training when you're done. Please turn off your pop-up blocker to launch this training.
Making Sense of Assessment in Physical EducationCourseGet a better understanding of the complex term assessment and how assessment can be integrated into instructional practice. A major implication of educational reform occurring across the country is the expectation that teachers should be able to show what students are learning as a result of their participation in physical education. Programs that cannot demonstrate outcomes will not be included in today’s educational climate. Make sure your program is not only performing, but is able to measure its performance. This virtual lesson is an on-demand training that will show you how to create and integrate effective assessments. (Relates to criteria 303) The curriculum for this lesson includes an on-demand video and corresponding printable worksheet. Start, pause, and complete this lesson at a pace that works for you. Walk-Away Knowledge • How term assessment pertains to physical education. • How to know when students “get it.” • What to do when students don’t “get it.” • What are the different types of assessments that can be used in the PE setting. • How to create a meaningful assessment and rubric. Take the Next Step and Update Your Assessment!
Module 3: Physical Education and Fitness Assessment: A Primer for Administrators and TeachersCourseModule 3 provides an overview of ESSA, needs assessments and the role of PYFP in these. Learn useful knowledge of the ESSA legislation and how it looks for your school or district needs. Gain valuable knowledge of PYFP and how participation can strengthen your physical education program. This module is third in a series of four. Be sure to check out the other trainings when you're done. Please turn off your pop-up blocker to launch this training.
Wake County Public School System Healthful Living TeachersCurriculumWake County Public School System Healthful Living Teachers Curriculum Bundle
Let’s Get Moving: Increasing Access to Quality PE and Physical ActivityVideoModule 3: Physical Education & Other Physical Activity Learn how to get your students moving from our National Physical Education and Physical Activities Advisors Sean Brock, Lisa Perry and Eric Larson!
Module 3 PosttestTest
PYFP Module 4 Pre-TestTest
MVPA I: Spelling it OutCourseIncreasing physical activity in physical education class can be accomplished using evidence based strategies. More effective management of students, equipment and instructional time can yield more activity for your students. Participants will learn why MVPA is important to student health, learn research based strategies to increase MVPA, and learn to modify existing activities to increase MVPA. Take the Next Step and Update Your Assessment!
Module 3 PretestTest
Creating a Quality PE ProgramCurriculum

The participant will gain an understanding of the strategies, activities and approaches that are required to develop a quality physical education program. 

Participants will:

Identify the essential components of a quality physical education program. 

Explore effective teaching strategies/methods from a developmental perspective.

Review guidelines and strategies for effectively teaching large class sizes in physical education.

Review and work with their State Physical Education Standards.

Gain an understanding of why MVPA is important to student health and the physical education environment.

Identify effective strategies utilized for increasing MVPA.

Why is PE Important?Video
Post Test Creating a Quality PE ProgramTestPlease complete this post-test which will determine knowledge gained for this course of study.
Module 2: PYFP and the Whole School, Whole Child, Whole Community Approach to HealthCourseIn this second module, learn how fitness education and assessment enhance your overall wellness initiatives! You’ll gain knowledge of the many components of school health and wellness and how fitness education and assessment connects to the whole school, whole community and whole child approach. This module is second in a series of four. Be sure to check out the other training when you're done. Please turn off your pop-up blocker to launch this training.
Rockingham Co Schools CurriculumCurriculumSupport daily activity for your students by creating a school environment that encourages movement throughout the school day. Create activities that complement your facilities, learn ways to enhance recess, and find the right equipment to make the most of the space you have.