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Spring ahead with online PD and a mini-grant for your classroom!

April 2, 2018



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Health/PE Cadre (teacher leader) Marty Neyham instructing 'Crossminton' to Physical Educators in Bremerton. photo: K.Turner


    $5000 Safeway/Albertsons Innovation in Education Grants

    Increasing Physical Activity During the School Day, Examples from States

    National Bike to School Day is Wednesday, May 9th, 2018

      American School Health Association scholarships

      Having discussions  in your classroom about gun violence?  Consider these Health outcomes:

      - Advocate for violence prevention. H8.Sa3.HS

      -Demonstrate effective peer resistance, negotiation, and collaboration skills to avoid potentially violent situations. H7.Sa3.HS

      Nominate a fellow educator for Washington State ASCD Outstanding Young Educator Award

      whole child award

      Physical Health Education Newsletter Archive:

      Bremerton PS


      ShapeAmerica and OSPI have partnered to offer 50 Washington state educators free, online PD.

      The PE Curriculum Builder is ideal for new Physical Educators (1-5 years of teaching) or educators in remote locations where Professional Development is sparse.

      • Preference is given to educators within Comprehensive or Targeted schools.
      • Educators can register here between April 3-24; selected educators will be notified May 1, 2018.
      • Educators who complete PE Curriculum Builder, module 1 by June 15 and module 2 by August 15, will earn 8 clock hours.

      Selected educators taking the online PD will also be able to apply for up to $500 in mini-grants (iGrants 839) to support students' learning utilizing the Health & Physical Education Learning Standards.  

      photo:  (Health/ Physical Education March PD @ Bremerton)


      Need Physical Education Curriculum?   Consider OPEN, it's FREE!

      Check out Emerging Force and Awaken the Earth, unique multicultural lessons.


      Need Health Curriculum?  Consider EverFi, FREE engaging resources for K-12 classrooms.  EverFi's opioid drug safety education unit is extremely relevant and interactive for technology savvy students.

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      SHB 1235 is now RCW 28A.230.055, which includes new Physical Education reporting requirements

      Check out revised Health and Physical Education templates.  This should be sent to your district lead.

      For more information, please see this bulletin.


      Professional Learning Opportunities

      FLASH Elementary Education Training Wed. April 18, Bremerton

      Welcoming Schools Training Wed. April 25. Federal Way

      Trauma Informed Practice -Part II  Fri. April 27, Tukwilia

      FLASH Secondary Training Fri. April 27, Ellensburg

      Health Conference Sat. April 28, Ellensburg

      ShapeRegional Conference June 25-27, Boise ID