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Physical Education Standards & Resources

Physical Education toolkit 
Oregon Healthy Schools

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.”

Health and Physical Education Newsletter 

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Please direct inquiries to:

Suzanne Hidde, Health and Physical Education Specialist,, 971-208-0395.