State law recommends newly hired staff who teach HE be certified, licensed, or endorsed by the state in HE.
Wisconsin Administrative Code PI 8.01 School district Standard.
(j) Health, physical education, art and music. The school district board shall provide instruction in health, physical education, art and music as follows:
- Health instruction shall be provided in accordance with a written comprehensive health education curriculum which includes the curricular areas defined in ss. 115.35 and 118.01 (2), Stats. A professional staff member shall be designated as coordinator of health education. Health education in grades kindergarten through 6 shall be under the direction of a licensed health teacher. In grades 7 through 12 health education shall be conducted by or under the direction of a licensed health teacher and shall include one structured course in health taught by a licensed health teacher.
Wisconsin Statutes and Annotations 121.02 School district Standard.
(1) Except as provided in s. 118.40 (2r) (d), each school board shall:
- (j) Ensure that instruction in elementary and high schools in health, physical education, art and music is provided by qualified teachers.