Friday, July 11, 2008

PEP Grant Winners Announced

The 2008 Carol White PEP Grant winners were announced in a press release yesterday by the Department of Education Safe Schools Office. Ninety-seven schools, districts, and organizations were selected in this first round of funding.

The purpose of the PEP Grant Program is to provide funds to local education agencies and community-based organizations to initiate, expand, and improve K-12 Physical Education Programs. The funding it to be used to insure student progress toward State Physical Education Standards.

Wisconsin continues to pull in the most funded grants for yet another year.

For additional information on PEP Grants and their funding cycles check out the Department of Education Safe Schools Office website.

If you received PEP funding and included the Peaceful Playgrounds, Fundamental Movement Program or We Count Pedometer Walking Program in your grant please let us know so that we can add you to our training schedule. We fill up fast. Let us know when you would like your Peaceful Playgrounds Workshops scheduled ASAP to insure your requested dates.