State law addresses providing professional development to all PE teachers.
8 New York Codes, Rules and Regulations 136.5 Concussion management and awareness.
(1) Each school coach, physical education teacher, nurse and certified athletic trainer, who works with and/or provides instruction to pupils engaged in school sponsored athletic activities, shall complete, on a biennial basis, a course of instruction relating to recognizing the symptoms of mild traumatic brain injuries and monitoring and seeking proper medical treatment for pupils who suffer mild traumatic brain injuries.
Mandatory training for school nurses, certified athletic trainers, physical education teachers, and coaches
Site addresses mandatory training for physical education teachers related to concussions.
Physical Education Updates
Site provides information on future professional development opportunities for physical education teachers and athletic administrators.