Tuesday, March 4, 2008

PEP GRANT INFO: Physical Education State Standards

If you are applying for a 2008 PEP Grant make sure that you refer to your state Standards for Physical Education. An index listing the State PE Standards is on the PE4U website.

Funding Opportunity Description

Purpose of Program: The Carol M. White Physical Education Program
(PEP) provides grants to local educational agencies (LEAs) and
community-based organizations (CBOs) to initiate, expand, or enhance
physical education programs, including after-school programs, for
students in kindergarten through 12th grade. Grant recipients must
implement programs that help students make progress toward meeting
State standards.

Absolute Priority

The initiation, expansion, and improvement of physical education
programs (which may include after-school programs) in order to make
progress toward meeting State standards for physical education
kindergarten through 12th grade students by (1) providing equipment and
support to enable students to participate actively in physical
education activities; and (2) providing funds for staff and teacher
training and education.