The Office of School Wellness Programs offers hundreds of professional learning opportunities for physical and health education teachers, guidance counselors, other school staff, and School Wellness Council members throughout the school year.
2017-18 Professional Development Catalog Coming Soon
We offer in-person workshops throughout all five boroughs, and several online webinars, including NYC FITNESSGRAM and Condom Availability Program training. We will announce this year's catalog in the School Wellness Weekly newsletter in late September. Browse last year's online professional development catalog for an example of course descriptions.
Citywide Physical Education Professional Learning Communities
We offer monthly professional learning sessions on Mondays for K-12 physical education teachers: Network with other PE professionals, and work together to strengthen the instructional practice and leadership skills needed to champion PE and wellness in your school community. For more information, email PEworks@schools.nyc.gov.
We Teach NYC
Teachers and other educators can also access professional learning activities, lesson plans, and online collaboration tools via WeTeachNYC, an online resource library and professional learning portal created by the New York City Department of Education.
Physical Best Certification Renewal
E-mail email@example.com with a request to take the exam. The proper course and instructions will be sent subsequently, including the cost associated with taking the exam.
Teachers must attend a free training offered by the Office of School Wellness Programs in order to become an NYC FITNESSGRAM user and gain access to the NYC FITNESSGRAM portal. The Office of School Wellness Programs provides required free training and technical assistance to support teachers and administrators in using the web application and the reports it can generate.
We’re looking for stellar leaders passionate about PE and health education to ensure more than 1 million New York City students are prepared to make healthy, informed choices now and throughout their lives. Consider instructional, managerial, and administrative opportunities in the Office of School Wellness. Email Wellness@schools.nyc.gov for more information.