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    SPS Physical Education

    Vision Statements

    Seattle Public Schools is committed to providing a daily, quality Physical Education program that builds knowledge, fitness, movement skills, social well-being and confidence so all students can enjoy a healthy active lifestyle.

    The program goals will be accomplished by:

    Knowledge

    • A K-12 articulated written curriculum aligned with state standards (i.e. nutrition, goal setting, five components of fitness)

    Physical Fitness

    • Progressive physical fitness skills articulated from K-12
    • Fitness measurements are used to track students’ fitness
    • Implementation of personal fitness plans at middle and high school

    Fundamental Movement Skills

    • Developmentally appropriate progressive motor skills K-12
    • Team, individual and lifetime activities that build the habit of an active lifestyle
    • Social Well-being o Improving social relationships, and emotional well-being through active engagement in physical activity

    The educational community will support student learning by providing:

    • Community and parents modeling healthy physical and nutritional behaviors
    • School board members, administrators, classroom teachers, nutritional services, counselors, nurses, and social services supporting coordinated school wide involvement in improving students’ fitness and health
    • Maintaining clean, safe and adequate equipment and facilities for all students.
    • All students the opportunity to reach our Physical Education program goals by not allowing compromised scheduling, substitutions, or inadequate time.

    The overall purpose of the physical education program is to create an exemplary program that sets the benchmark for excellence in physical education.


    Mission Statements

    Seattle Public Schools is committed to providing a quality Physical Education program that builds knowledge, fitness, movement skills, social well-being and confidence so all students can enjoy a healthy active lifestyle.

    Motto: Excellence in Physical Education, Everyday for All Students

    Updated 12/07/2017

    Contacts:

    PreK-12 Physical Education Manager
    Lori S. Dunn
    lsdunn@seattleschools.org
    206-252-0839

    Instructional Services Coach
    Gayle See
    grsee@seattleschools.org

    Demonstration Teachers

    Elementary:
    Chellie Lafayette
    206-252-2470
    milafayette@seattleschools.org

    Secondary:
    Jennifer Hendrickson
    jmhendrickson@seattleschools.org

    Adapted:
    Toni Bader
    albader@seattleschools.org

    Early Learning Fitness Grant Coordinator
    Cheryl Parks
    clparks@seattleschools.org

    Instructional Materials

    Resources