PE Planning Tools

School districts are required to submit a physical education plan to the State Education Department. The tools below will help your plan meet NYSED regulations.

NYSED Guide to Meeting PE Requirements

Use the physical education guidance checklist to determine whether your school district meets the NYSED regulations for PE. Click here to download guide.

PE Plan Template

The template includes all key areas to be addressed in your PE plan.
Click here to download outline.

PE Plan Writing Guide

The writing guide provides step-by-step instructions and guidance on how to write a complete and comprehensive PE plan (excluding Athletics), which is compliant with NYSED regulations. Click here to download the guide.

New York State PE Learning Standards

These state standards define what a student should know and be able to do as a result of skilled instruction. Click here to download.

National Association for Sport and Physical Education PE Standards

These 2004 recommendations provide general descriptions of national physical education competencies. Click here to download.

NASPE Comprehensive Physical Activity Recommendations

This 2008 NASPE position statement sets out guidelines for quality K-12 physical activity programs. Click here to download.