The Maine Department of Education is committed to providing and promoting professional development opportunities that support efforts in developing and implementing quality comprehensive physical education.
For technical assistance, contact the Maine DOE health education and physical education consultant.
Conferences & Workshops
- American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation & Dance Annual Conference. This national conference will be held April 1-5, 2014, in St. Louis, Mo.
- Maine Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation & Dance Annual Conference. This association holds a fall conference each year. Check back for information about the 2014 conference.
- Training Calendar. Check the Maine DOE Training Calendar to register for upcoming professional development opportunities.
Online Learning Opportunities
- Physical Education Online Programs/Classes. PE Central has compiled this list of online physical education courses for professionals.
- Professional Preparation Manual. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention put together this free training guide, "Physical Education Curriculum Analysis Tool (PECAT): A Guide for Physical Education Teacher Preparation Programs in Institutions of Higher Education," to help future physical education teachers understand how they can use the PECAT to analyze and improve physical education curricula.