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Physical Education

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About Physical Education

Physical Education plays a critical role in educating the whole student as part of a well-rounded education. Like other academic courses of study, physical education is based upon rigorous national standards that define what students should know and be able to do as a result of participation. Physical education is unique to the school curriculum as it is the only program that provides students with opportunities to learn motor skills, develop fitness, and gain understanding about the importance of physical activity.

Students will be provided an individualized, developmentally appropriate, and personally challenging instructional program that will advance the knowledge, confidence, skills, and motivation needed to engage in a lifelong, healthy, active lifestyle and to become physically literate.

Adaptive Physical Education (APE)

The physical education program designed for individuals with disabilities is called Adapted Physical Education as it is in Title 34 Code of Federal Regulations. The program is adapted to meet the needs of each student through modifications and accommodations. For additional information please contact Ms.Tricia Smith, Special Education Teacher Specialist, at 410.758.2403 ext. 182 or via email at tricia.smith@qacps.org.

Resources

State of Maryland Content Standards for Physical Education PK -12

Maryland Physical Education Framework Grades PK-12

Title 34 Code of Federal Regulations: Education of Children with Disabilities

Contact

Mr. Michael Page
Supervisor of Instruction
(410) 758-2403 ext.178
202 Chesterfield Avenue
Centreville, Maryland 21617
michael.page@qacps.org