Gregory Pikor / Traveling P.E. Teacher K-8
New York State Physical Education Standards
Personal Health and Fitness
Students will have the necessary knowledge and skills to establish and maintain physical fitness, participate in physical activity, and maintain personal health.
A Safe and Healthy Environment
Students will acquire the knowledge and ability necessary to create and maintain a safe and healthy environment.Standard 3
Students will understand and be able to manage their personal and community resources.
High quality physical education provides students with a planned, sequential, K-8 program designed to develop motor skills, knowledge and behaviors for active living, physical fitness, sportspersonship, self-efficacy and emotional intelligence. Regardless of the mode (face-to-face, hybrid or online), the goal of physical education is to develop physically literate individuals who have the knowledge, skills and confidence to enjoy a lifetime of healthful physical activity.