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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 8. Education
Agency 20. State Board of Education
Chapter 23. Licensure Regulations for School Personnel

8VAC20-23-380. Health and physical education preK-12.

Endorsement requirements. The candidate shall have:

1. Earned a baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited college or university and graduated from an approved teacher preparation program in health and physical education; or

2. Earned a baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited college or university and completed a major in health and physical education or 45 semester hours of coursework distributed in the following areas:

a. Personal health, safety, and care of athletic injuries: 3 semester hours;

b. Human anatomy, physiology, exercise physiology, and biomechanics of human movement: 9 semester hours;

c. General health and physical education theory, including curriculum design and development in health and physical education: 3 semester hours;

d. Instructional methods and skills for secondary physical education: 3 semester hours;

e. Concepts of motor learning, instructional methods, and skills for elementary physical education: 3 semester hours;

f. Instruction methods for elementary and secondary school health: 3 semester hours;

g. Health and physical education electives: 9 semester hours;

h. Instructional methods and strategies for adapted physical education: 3 semester hours;

i. Technology in health and physical education: 3 semester hours;

j. Principles of human nutrition: 3 semester hours; and

k. Assessment and evaluation in the content area: 3 semester hours.

Statutory Authority

§§ 22.1-298.1 and 22.1-299 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from Virginia Register Volume 34, Issue 24, eff. August 23, 2018.

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