Washington - PE teacher qualifications: Staff qualifications and professional development
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:
- Engaging, youth-focused, and active teaching strategies.
- Policies and procedures that align with the standards.
- Endorsed, certified staff to provide instruction.
Soure: State of Washington Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction