Washington - PE teacher qualifications: Staff qualifications and professional development

Staff Qualifications And Professional Development
Policy Type: 
statute; standard

State law recommends newly hired staff who teach PE be certified, licensed, or endorsed by the state in PE.

RCW 28A.210.365

It is the goal of Washington state to ensure that:
(4) By 2010, all student health and fitness instruction shall be conducted by appropriately certified instructors

Health and Physical Education Standards

To effectively implement standards-based health and physical education instruction, schools will need:

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