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Climbing to new heights with health and physical education

The ultimate objective of health and physical education is to empower students with health and physical literacy.  We do this by: 

  • Engaging students with meaningful learning experiences that develop their understanding, skills, mindsets and beliefs 
  • Giving students autonomy in their learning
  • Inspiring students to apply learning in all aspects of life and in their community
  • Fostering a sense of belonging
  • Providing equitable access
  • Making learning fun and relevant!

Services Available 

  • 2024-25 SDCOE Health and Physical Education Professional Learning Calendar
  • Resource Development
  • Networking and Collaboration
  • Customized Services for Districts/Sites (Professional Learning, Coaching, Strategic Planning, Curriculum Design/Identification, and more!)
  • Support with Ed Code Compliance (Federal Program Monitoring, Physical Fitness Testing, CA Healthy Youth Act, etc)

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The CDPH Office of Emergency Preparedness recently released new guidance for schools on sports and other strenuous activities during extreme heat. All youth and student athletes are susceptible to the risks of exercising in a hot environment, particularly those participating in high-exertion sports.

2024 SDCOE Health and Physical Education June Update

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The NEW Reference Guide for Physical Education in California Schools

  • Describes the intent of physical education
  • Clarifies Ed Code
  • Addresses common questions
  • Helps guide program/course design
  • Provides access to resources



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Paige Metz

Coordinator, Instr & Curr Cont

Amber Baldwin

Administrative Assistant I