Tuesday, March 11, 2008

PEP Grant technical assistance call transcripts Feb.22. 08

The first transcripts for the PEP Technical Assistance call on February 22, 2008 has been posted on the Carol White PEP Website.

For a brief overview of the program, Panel Chair - Debbie Kalnasy, opened saying the intent of the PEP program is to provide grants to local educational agencies and community-based organizations, to initiate, expand, or enhance physical education programs for students in kindergarten through twelfth grade and to help students meet their state standards for physical education.

Eligible applicants are local educational agencies, including charter schools that are considered LEAs under state law. And community-based organizations, also referred to as CBOs. (Which also include faith-based organizations).

If you are interested in applying for the invitational priority the following is a link to download the assessment for more information about the School Health Index, you can look at www.cdc.gov/healthyuse.