Physical Education Resources

Virtual Meetups

Physical Education meet ups are every Wednesday. Times will vary according to the presenter. Please subscribe to our PE emails to receive updated schedules.


Open Forum for PE Teachers Grades 6-12

Oct. 28, 3:30-4:30 p.m.

Requested by middle school and high school PE teachers, this session will be an open forum specifically for PE teachers in middle school and high schools to discuss and share ideas and lesson plans. Please come prepared with questions and/or a lesson plan or idea to share. The session will be facilitated by Randi Myers, PE consultant at the Ohio Department of Education

Open Forum K-5 PE Teachers – Nov. 4, 3:30-4:30 p.m.

Randi Myers, physical education consultant at the Ohio Department of Education, will facilitate an open forum for kindergarten through grade 5 physical education teachers. Educators will discuss lesson plans and share ideas. Please come prepared with questions, a lesson plan or idea to share. 

No Meeting - Nov. 11, 2020

Holiday - Veterans Day

Implementing Skills Based Health Education into your Classroom- Nov. 18, 4-5 p.m.

Guest speaker Maria Schneider, Health and Life Skills teacher at Brecksville-Broadview Heights will discuss ways to improve health education classes.

No Meeting - Nov. 25, 2020

Holiday Break - Thanksgiving

The ID and Phone Code will be the same each meeting. Max 250 participants. No registration is necessary.

Aug. 6, 2020: Standards and Evaluations Update 
Randi Myers, Physical Education Consultant

Sept. 16, 2020: Online Lessons
Presenter: Callen Fowler, PE Teacher
Facilitator: Randi Myers, Physical Education Consultant

Oct. 7, 2020: PE in a Pandemic
Traci Grissom and Kent Hamilton
Facilitator: Randi Myers, Physical Education Consultant

Oct. 14, 2020: Evaluations
Presenter: Kevin Lorson
Facilitator: Randi Myers, Physical Education Consultant

Oct. 21, 2020: SEL in PE
Anna Ziccardi
Facilitator: Randi Myers, Physical Education Consultant

Physical Education New Teacher Cohorts

Registration is open for the Physical Education discipline-specific cohorts. New teachers will learn the nuts and bolts of teaching in Ohio from expert teachers and educational partners. Join colleagues from across the state virtually in these supportive cohorts that will assist new teachers in navigating a successful year of teaching. Topics will include standards-driven lesson planning, innovative practices, advocacy, program development and more.

Contact hours will be given upon completion of the cohort. All meetings will be held virtually the second Tuesday of the month (October – June) from 4:30-6 p.m.


Professional Organizations Associated with Physical Education

Research/Evidence-Based Information

Grant Opportunities/Clearinghouses

Professional Development Opportunities

Due to COVID-19, all in person professional development opportunities are on hold.

Last Modified: 10/26/2020 2:17:12 PM

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