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OAHPERD signs on: Keep Health and Physical Education core subjects in the Every Child Achieves Act (Elementary and Secondary Education Act reauthorization).

Letter

 

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:

Steve Mitchell
Advocacy Chair
Kent State University
261C Gym Annex
Kent, OH 44242
smitchel@kent.edu