Resource Directory

In addition to resources and blogs created by Springboard to Active Schools, featured CSPAP resources were taken from CDC's newly published resource, Increasing Physical Education and Physical Activity: A Framework for Schools

Online Learning Institute: Moving Towards Equity – Reaching Every Student Through Physical Activity and Physical Education in Schools

Health equity means that everyone has a fair and just opportunity to be as healthy as possible.[1] Yet, not all students have these opportunities. When looking at data nationally, certain students consistently have poorer outcomes, and these differences are seen by factors such as race, income level, gender, and ability. Ensuring that all students have… Read more »

Resource Type: Springboard Resources, Webinars
Resource Topic: Physical Education, Physical Activity During School, Classroom Physical Activity, Staff Involvement

Online Learning Institute: Engaging Youth in a Comprehensive School Physical Activity Program

A Comprehensive School Physical Activity Program (CSPAP) aims to enable students to achieve 60 minutes of daily physical activity. But, how often are youth engaged in shaping these opportunities? Youth can play an important role in creating a culture of school physical activity by acting as key decision makers.  Springboard to Active Schools and Health… Read more »

Resource Type: Springboard Resources, Tools For CSPAP Implementation, Webinars
Resource Topic: Physical Education

CDC: Increasing Physical Education and Physical Activity: A Framework for Schools

An introduction to Whole School, Whole Community, Whole Community (WSCC) model and the Comprehensive School Physical Activity Program (CSPAP) framework. It includes an explanation of the five components of CSPAP and a list of resources to support each component.

Resource Type: Tools For CSPAP Implementation
Resource Topic: General CSPAP Information, Physical Education, Physical Activity During School, Classroom Physical Activity, Recess, Physical Activity Before & After School, Staff Involvement, Family & Community Engagement

Webinar: Promoting Active School Environments through Physical Education

In the “Promoting Active School Environments through Physical Education” webinar: Meet the National Network of Public Health Institutes/Health Resources in Action team and hear about their Menu of Support for 1305 partners in physical education and physical activity; Hear updates from CDC on new physical education evidence and resources, including highlights from the Secular Changes… Read more »

Resource Type: Springboard Resources, Webinars
Resource Topic: Physical Education

Data Brief: Strengthen Physical Education in Schools

Physical education is an academic subject and is part of a well-rounded education. While many states require K-12 students to participate in some level of physical education, many physical education practices can be improved to help students meet the national recommendation of engaging in at least 60 minutes of physical activity daily. Physical education has… Read more »

Resource Type: Springboard Resources, Data Briefs
Resource Topic: Physical Education

CDC: Physical Education Curriculum Analysis Tool (PECAT)

The Physical Education Curriculum Analysis Tool (PECAT) helps school districts and schools conduct clear, complete, and consistent analyses of physical education (PE) curricula based on national PE standards for K-12. The 2019 PECAT from CDC uses the updated national standards for PE to analyze outcomes, content, and assessment components of an existing PE curriculum. There… Read more »

Resource Type: Tools For CSPAP Implementation
Resource Topic: Physical Education