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Physical Education

Bedford Central School District

Department of Health, Physical Education and Interscholastic Athletics

Mr. Chris Coughlin, Interim Director

Mr. Joseph Klausz, Curriculum Coordinator – Health & Physical Education

Ms. Barbara Zatarga, Department Secretary


 

PHYSICAL EDUCATION (grades K - 12)

  

The Bedford Central School District Physical Education program exists to provide all students with the skills, knowledge, and attitudes necessary to make active living a way of life.  We will empower all students to sustain regular, lifelong physical activity as a foundation for a healthy, productive and fulfilling experience.

 

The Physical Education program in Bedford Central will strive to reach the broad goals of the New York State Board of Regents and the Learning Standards set forth for Physical Education through the development of the following: (a) motor skill; (b) knowledge; (c) fitness and wellness; (d) safety; (e) participation; and (f) attitude/values.  The program will be outcome based and will work within the District goals that have been developed. 

 

The aim of the Bedford Central School District Physical Education program is to provide the students an opportunity to:

  1. Experience a program of Physical Education that relates to their varying social, mental, emotional and physical needs.
  2. Experience a program where they, the students, have the opportunity to select various activities, including the Bedford Challenge Course, but also receive core courses.
  3. Experience a program that provides a variety of activities that will enable each student the enjoyment of a wholesome Physical Education experience.