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PHYSICAL EDUCATION

PreK-12 Physical Education Program Requirements

 

Overview

The Physical Education Pre-K-12 program offers the student a quality education experience with opportunities to participate in a multitude of on-site, culturally diverse experiences throughout the educational experience, develop meaningful contacts within the surrounding community, participate in the national council for accreditation of Teacher Education Professional Development School Project, participate in the Sedgwick County "Grown Your Own Teacher Program" and gain exposure to both urban and rural school districts involving Edison Partnerships and Magnet schools.



 

Admission Requirements

The College of Education offers numerous programs in addition to Teacher Education. Information about applying for the Teacher Education Program is included in the Teacher Education Application Packet. The packet includes:

  • Admission Requirements
  • Application for Admission
  • Admission Testing Requirements
  • Attestation of Eligibility

The completed packet should be submitted to Education Support Services (ESS) the semester before beginning the Teacher Education Program.

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Transition to Teaching Program

If you already have a bachelor's degree and are interested in teaching physical education, you may qualify for the Transition to Teaching Program.


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Program Checksheet

The Program Checksheet can help you track the courses you have taken or need to take.

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Program Outline

The program prepares students for a career teaching physical education to students in kindergarten through high school. The program offers quality instruction in a positive learning environment. Students are provided with opportunities to:

  • Participate in a multitude of on-site, culturally diverse experiences throughout the educational experience
  • Develop meaningful contacts within the surrounding community
  • Participate in the national council for accreditation of Teacher Education professional Development School Project
  • Participate in the Sedgwick County "Grow Your Own Teacher Program"
  • Cooperative Education: Cooperative education is designed to provide off-campus paid work experiences that integrate, complement, and enhance the student's regular academic program. Students are placed in a variety of educational experiences ranging from early childhood through university settings.
  • Professional Development Sites: A PDS is a collaboration between school and university faculty and staff. PDS supports effective teaching practices, integration of intern and teacher learning with instructional programs, collegiality inquiry, and dissemination of new knowledge.