Teacher Effectiveness and Accountability for the Children of New Jersey (TEACHNJ Law)


SHAPE America
Guide for Recess Policy
FitnessGram & SGOs What Every Health & PE Teacher Should Know
Quality Physical Education Resources

NJ Department of Education
A Guide to Option Two
NJ Educator Resource Exchange
NJDOE K-8 Health & Physical Education Model Curriculum (SLOs, Rubrics & Activities/Assessments)
NJDOE 9-12 Health & Physical Education Model Curriculum  (SLOs, Rubrics & Activities/Assessments)

HPE SGO Guidance Document
What do you need to know about developing SGOs?
2014-15 SGO Guidebook
NJ DOE Quality Health & PE Power Point Presentation
NJDOE SGO Exemplar

Teacher Evaluation

NJAHPERD's Advocacy Committee along with our legislative consultant, monitors legislation affecting our profession.

NJ Legislature
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Recent Bills
CPR/AED instruction Bill A2072 & S235
Requires public school students in grades 9 through 12 to receive instruction in cardiopulmonary resuscitation and use of an automated external defibrillator prior to graduation

Pending Bills

Recess Bill A2469 S1144
Requires a public school district to provide a daily recess period for students in grades kindergarten through 5.
NJAHPERD Position Paper

K-6 Certification Bill A3964 S2323
Requires teachers of Health and Physical Education in grades kindergarten through six in public schools to possess the appropriate endorsement to the instructional certificate, and includes a "grandfather" provision. 
NJAHPERD Position Paper


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