Module 1: Becoming a Physical Education Champion: A Fireside Chat with Dr. Jean Sophie
In this module, Sarah Chusid from the Illinois Public Health Institute sits down with Dr. Jean Sophie, former Superintendent from Lake Bluff School District in Illinois, to discuss her journey to becoming an advocate for enhanced physical education. This module explores the research and return on investment data that transformed Dr. Sophie into a champion for physical education.
Module 2: What Is Enhanced Physical Education?
This module defines enhanced physical education, outlines the benefits, and provides an overview of this approach in physical education classes.
Module 3: School-Level Strategies to Implement Enhanced Physical Education
This module explores concrete strategies used by schools to address challenges in implementing enhanced physical education, including building leadership and staff engagement, maximizing time in the school schedule, and using resources creatively.
Module 4: District-Level Strategies to Implement Enhanced Physical Education
This module explores concrete strategies used by school districts to address challenges in implementing enhanced physical education. These solutions include prioritizing physical education as a core subject, connecting it to funding requirements, and building partnerships between schools and with community decision makers to support PE.
Module 5: Messaging 101 – Developing Effective Messaging for Enhanced Physical Education
This module shares ideas and examples for developing effective messaging that will resonate with different audiences (e.g., school leaders, community members, policy makers) and considers how to apply this messaging and other communication strategies to promote physical education.