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Physical Education (PE) is a required K-12 academic subject that is part of a well-rounded education.  Quality Physical Education provides a planned, sequential K-12 standards based curricula and instruction to develop health literacy.


Physical Education (PE) develops life skills that encourage students to be active for life.  It has a positive impact on students’ physical, mental, social and emotional health.


“Physical literacy is the ability, confidence, and desire to be physically active for life.”

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Please direct inquiries to:

Suzanne Hidde, Health and Physical Education Specialist, Suzanne.Hidde@state.or.us, 503-947-5960.