News and Events

NEW National Physical Activity Plan Released

On Monday, May 2, 2016, the Physical Activity Section and the Food & Nutrition Section co-hosted a webinar following the release of the new National Physical Activity Plan. Dr. Russell Pate, PhD, with the University of South Carolina walked us through the revised plan and shared tips on how we can integrate The Plan into existing physical activity promotion plans & projects. Follow the link above to view a recording of the webinar. A special thank you to our friends at the Food & Nutrition Section for co-hosting with us!

PEP Grant Funding Cycle Now Open

The Carol M. White Physical Education Program provides grants to local education agencies & community-based organizations to initiate, expand, & improve PE for students in grades K-12. Grant recipients must implement programs that help students make progress towards meeting state PE standards. Deadline to apply: May 20, 2016.