OAHPERD signs on: Keep Health and Physical Education core subjects in the Every Child Achieves Act (Elementary and Secondary Education Act reauthorization).
Important! Advocacy help to avert proposed State Board of Education changes to school operating standards.
Read more about how you can help OAHPERD's effort HERE.
Moving Schools to Improve Health and Academic Performance
Let's Move! Active Schools is offering multiple grant opportunities for schools who sign up. OAHPERD encourages as many schools as possible to take advantage of this fantastic opportunity.
The application process is easy.
Just CLICK HERE and follow a few simple steps to help your school get active!
Healthy Choices for Healthy Children Legislation (SB210/HB373)
The Healthy Choices for Healthy Children Legislation (SB210) has been signed into law. The OAHPERD is committed to providing the education and resources for our members to assist then in aligning with the new changes in the bill. For more information on the bill, go to: http://www.legislature.state.oh.us/bills.cfm?ID=128_SB_210
Tools you can use:
Letter to Support PE Programs in Ohio
OAN Physical Activity Guidelines
Current Statutory Mandates Regarding Physical Education & Health Education Instructions in Ohio's Public Schools per the Ohio Revised Code (as of November 2008)
High School Physical Education Substitution Powerpoint Presentation
Study by DASH: Association Between School-Based Physical Activity & Academic Performance
NASPE PE Wavier Statement
NASPE Guide Obesity Prevention Policies
Additional HS PE Substitution Policy Adoption Resources
2007 Ohio PE Survey Report
Questions? Want to get involved?
Contact the Advocacy Chair for more information:
Kent State University
261C Gym Annex
Kent, OH 44242