State law recommends newly hired staff who teach PE be certified, licensed, or endorsed by the state in PE.
North Dakota Century Code 15.1-18-10. Specialty areas - Teacher qualification.
- An individual may teach art, business education, computer education, a foreign language, music, physical education, special education, and technology education at any grade level from kindergarten through grade eight, provided the individual: a. Is licensed to teach by the education Standard and practices board; b. Is approved to teach in that area by the education Standard and practices board; and c. Meets all requirements set forth in rule by the superintendent of public instruction.